Ricardo Munarriz

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Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Microvascular arterial bypass surgery: long-term outcomes using validated instruments
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Center for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Urol 182:643-8. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Only the nose knows: penile hemodynamic study of the perineum-saddle interface in men with erectile dysfunction utilizing bicycle saddles and seats with and without nose extensions
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Institute for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sex Med 2:612-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Penile microvascular arterial bypass surgery: indications, outcomes, and complications
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Department of Urology and Center for Sexual Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:1556-65. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint A prospective duplex Doppler ultrasonographic study in women with sexual arousal disorder to objectively assess genital engorgement induced by EROS therapy
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Institute for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 29:85-94. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Biology of female sexual function
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, Suite 606, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 29:685-93. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint A review of the physiology and pharmacology of peripheral (vaginal and clitoral) female genital arousal in the animal model
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Institute for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, Suite 600, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Urol 170:S40-4; discussion S44-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of ovariectomy and estrogen and androgen treatment on sildenafil-mediated changes in female genital blood flow and vaginal lubrication in the animal model
    Kweonsik Min
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Mass, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1370-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of medical or surgical castration on erectile function in an animal model
    Abdulmaged M Traish
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Androl 24:381-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Management of ischemic priapism with high-dose intracavernosal phenylephrine: from bench to bedside
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sex Med 3:918-22. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Binding characteristics of [3H]delta(5)-androstene-3beta,17beta-diol to a nuclear protein in the rabbit vagina
    Abdulmaged M Traish
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, 700 Albany Street, Room W607, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Steroids 69:71-8. 2004

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  1. doi request reprint Microvascular arterial bypass surgery: long-term outcomes using validated instruments
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Center for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Urol 182:643-8. 2009
    ..In this study we report long-term outcome data using validated questionnaires in young men (younger than 55 years) free of vascular risk factors who underwent microvascular arterial bypass surgery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Only the nose knows: penile hemodynamic study of the perineum-saddle interface in men with erectile dysfunction utilizing bicycle saddles and seats with and without nose extensions
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Institute for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sex Med 2:612-9. 2005
    ..To investigate the differential impact of straddles (A(ns) and B(ns)) and noseless two-cheek seats (A(ntcs) and B(ntcs)) on penile hemodynamics and perineal compressive forces in subjects who cycle in a stationary bicycle...
  3. ncbi request reprint Penile microvascular arterial bypass surgery: indications, outcomes, and complications
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Department of Urology and Center for Sexual Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 10:1556-65. 2010
    ..In patients with no vascular risk factors and pure cavernosal arterial insufficiency, MABS provides long-term improvements in erectile function, depression, and overall satisfaction...
  4. ncbi request reprint A prospective duplex Doppler ultrasonographic study in women with sexual arousal disorder to objectively assess genital engorgement induced by EROS therapy
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Institute for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 29:85-94. 2003
    ..This study shows that EROS therapy is associated with significant increases in clitoral and corpus spongiosum diameter as well as with clitoral and corpus spongiosum peak systolic and end-diastolic velocity values...
  5. ncbi request reprint Biology of female sexual function
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, Suite 606, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 29:685-93. 2002
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  6. ncbi request reprint A review of the physiology and pharmacology of peripheral (vaginal and clitoral) female genital arousal in the animal model
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Institute for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Ave, Suite 600, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Urol 170:S40-4; discussion S44-5. 2003
    ..We review contemporary scientific data concerning the physiology and pharmacology of peripheral female genital arousal responses in the animal (rabbit and rat) model...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of ovariectomy and estrogen and androgen treatment on sildenafil-mediated changes in female genital blood flow and vaginal lubrication in the animal model
    Kweonsik Min
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Mass, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1370-6. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to investigate the effects of ovariectomy and estradiol and testosterone treatment on sildenafil- induced changes in genital hemodynamics and vaginal lubrication...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of medical or surgical castration on erectile function in an animal model
    Abdulmaged M Traish
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Androl 24:381-7. 2003
    ..We conclude that androgen deprivation produces structural alterations in the corpus cavernosum leading to corporal veno-occlusive dysfunction...
  9. ncbi request reprint Management of ischemic priapism with high-dose intracavernosal phenylephrine: from bench to bedside
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sex Med 3:918-22. 2006
    ..We determined the effect of acidosis on ligand dissociation from adrenergic receptors and assessed the efficacy of high-dose phenylephrine in treating patients with acute ischemic priapism...
  10. ncbi request reprint Binding characteristics of [3H]delta(5)-androstene-3beta,17beta-diol to a nuclear protein in the rabbit vagina
    Abdulmaged M Traish
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, 700 Albany Street, Room W607, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Steroids 69:71-8. 2004
    ..These data suggest that rabbit vaginal tissue expresses a novel binding protein which specifically binds delta(5)-androstene-3beta,17beta-diol and is distinct from the androgen and estrogen receptors...
  11. pmc Streptozotocin-induced diabetes in the rat is associated with changes in vaginal hemodynamics, morphology and biochemical markers
    Noel N Kim
    Institute for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA
    BMC Physiol 6:4. 2006
    ..We further related these changes with estrogen receptor alpha (ERalpha) and androgen receptor (AR) expression...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reperfusion of ischemic corporal tissue: physiologic and biochemical changes in an animal model of ischemic priapism
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Urology 62:760-4. 2003
    ..Data are limited concerning reperfusion injury of ischemic erectile tissue associated with reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the potential role of ROS scavengers in the clinical therapy of ischemic priapism...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of vardenafil and sildenafil in facilitating penile erection in an animal model
    Seong Choi
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Androl 23:332-7. 2002
    ..On the basis of the biochemical data and physiological responses from this study, further clinical evaluation of vardenafil as treatment for erectile dysfunction is warranted...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cocaine and ephedrine-induced priapism: case reports and investigation of potential adrenergic mechanisms
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Urology 62:187-92. 2003
    ..However, the effects of cocaine and ephedrine on adrenergic regulation of cavernosal tissue and the potential role of sympathetic dysregulation in the development of priapism have not been studied...
  15. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of phimosis of the clitoris in women presenting to the sexual dysfunction clinic: lack of correlation to disorders of desire, arousal and orgasm
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Center for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:181-5. 2002
    ..Other than its link to sexual pain, the clinical significance of this finding, in particular the relation to diminished sensitivity and impaired orgasmic capability, is unclear at this time...
  16. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological characteristics of 250 women with sexual dysfunction who presented for initial evaluation
    Lily Talakoub
    Center for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:217-24. 2002
    ..More research in the management of women with sexual health problems is needed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of female patients with sexual dysfunction who also had a history of blunt perineal trauma
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Center for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:175-9. 2002
    ..A neurogenic form of sexual dysfunction has been implicated, with primary complaints of orgasm disorder and abnormalities noted on genital sensory testing. Further research in this area is needed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Selective P2Y2 receptor agonists stimulate vaginal moisture in ovariectomized rabbits
    Kweonsik Min
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Fertil Steril 79:393-8. 2003
    ..To determine the expression of P2Y(2) receptors in vaginal and cervical tissues and the effects of P2Y(2) receptor agonists INS45973 and INS365 on vaginal moisture...
  19. ncbi request reprint Bicycle riding and erectile dysfunction: an increase in interest (and concern)
    Vincent Huang
    Institute for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, 720 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sex Med 2:596-604. 2005
    ..In the previous 18 years, there have been 14 such studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Urologic complications of sexual trauma among male survivors of torture
    Marie Norredam
    Department of Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 65:28-32. 2005
    ..To describe the urologic and sexual complications of male survivors of sexual torture, including prevalence, sequelae, diagnosis, and treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Genital duplex Doppler ultrasonography before and after sexual stimulation in women with sexual dysfunction: gray scale, volumetric, and hemodynamic findings
    Sandra Garcia
    Institute of Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Fertil Steril 83:995-9. 2005
    ..To report gray scale, volumetric, and duplex ultrasound data before and after sexual stimulation in a large population of women with sexual dysfunction...
  22. ncbi request reprint Role of androgens in female genital sexual arousal: receptor expression, structure, and function
    Abdulmaged M Traish
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, Boston 02118, USA
    Fertil Steril 77:S11-8. 2002
    ..In this article, we review the mechanisms of androgen action and discuss new data on the effects of androgens in vaginal and clitoral tissues...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of oral contraceptives on sex hormone-binding globulin and androgen levels: a retrospective study in women with sexual dysfunction
    Claudia Panzer
    Department of Endocrinology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Sex Med 3:104-13. 2006
    ..OC use is associated with a decrease of androgen ovarian synthesis and an increase in the production of sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG). There have been limited studies assessing SHBG values after discontinuation of OC use...
  24. doi request reprint Severe, disabling, and/or chronic penile pain associated with Peyronie disease: management with subcutaneous steroid injection
    Rian Dickstein
    Center for Sexual Medicine, Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Androl 31:445-9. 2010
    ..Future studies are needed to validate these findings...
  25. ncbi request reprint Biochemical and physiological mechanisms of female genital sexual arousal
    Abdulmaged M Traish
    Arch Sex Behav 31:393-400. 2002
    ..A comprehensive and integral understanding of female sexual function requires detailed investigation of the vascular, neurological (central and peripheral), and structural components of this complex physiological process...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of sex steroid hormones in female sexual function and dysfunction
    Irwin Goldstein
    Institute for Sexual Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:471-84. 2004
  27. doi request reprint Vasculogenic erectile dysfunction in teenagers: a 5-year multi-institutional experience
    Raanan Tal
    Department of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    BJU Int 103:646-50. 2009
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Traumatic vasculogenic erectile dysfunction: role of penile microarterial bypass surgery
    Courtney Rowe
    Department of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 11:427-31. 2010
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Androgen replacement therapy with dehydroepiandrosterone for androgen insufficiency and female sexual dysfunction: androgen and questionnaire results
    Ricardo Munarriz
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:165-73. 2002
    ..However, further research is needed, including prospective, multi-institution, placebo-controlled double-blind studies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of patient satisfaction, and surgeon and patient trainer assessment of the Coloplast titan one touch release three-piece inflatable penile prosthesis
    Dana A Ohl
    Division of Sexual and Reproductive Medicine, Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Sex Med 9:2467-74. 2012
    ..The OTR pump has a unique release valve that permits deflation of the implant with one squeeze of opposing touch pads...
  31. ncbi request reprint Three-chamber priapism in a patient with primary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of penis
    C Charles Wen
    Department of Urology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Urology 64:156-8. 2004
    ..A review of published reports revealed that penile masses associated with progressive growth, obstructive urinary symptoms, dysuria, or painful erections might warrant further evaluation with biopsies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Modulation of rat vaginal blood flow and estrogen receptor by estradiol
    Soo Woong Kim
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Urol 172:1538-43. 2004
    ..The effects of subphysiological and physiological levels of estradiol on vaginal blood flow and estrogen receptor were investigated...
  33. ncbi request reprint An in vivo rat model to investigate female vaginal arousal response
    Soo Woong Kim
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Urol 171:1357-61. 2004
    ..We established a rat model to investigate the female vaginal arousal response and the role of the nitric oxide (NO) pathway on vaginal blood flow in vivo...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of ovariectomy and estrogen replacement on basal and pelvic nerve stimulated vaginal lubrication in an animal model
    Kweonsik Min
    Department of Urology, Inje University School of Medicine, Pusan, South Korea
    J Sex Marital Ther 29:77-84. 2003
    ..Estrogen replacement normalized lubrication values and tissue wet weight to control levels. In conclusion, vaginal tissue integrity and lubrication are diminished by ovariectomy and are normalized by estrogen replacement...
  35. ncbi request reprint Laser oximetry: A novel noninvasive method to determine changes in penile hemodynamics in an anesthetized rabbit model
    Seong Choi
    Department of Urology, Kosin University School of Medicine, Pusan, South Korea
    J Androl 23:278-83. 2002
    ..Its sensitivity in detecting small changes in oxyhemoglobin concentration and its noninvasive nature make it advantageous over invasive methods such as ICP monitoring and laser Doppler flowmetry...
  36. doi request reprint Cavernosometry: is it a dinosaur?
    Yoram Vardi
    Department of Neuro Urology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Sex Med 5:760-4. 2008
    ..Is cavernosometry a useful tool in treating men with erectile dysfunction?..