Vol. 45 (6): 1204-1208, November – December, 2019
Dilay Karabulut 1, Umut Karabulut 2, Fatma Nihan Cağlar 1, Mithat Ekşi 3, Mustafa Gurkan Yenice 3, Ekrem Guner 3, Esra Donmez İşler 1, Ersan Ofl ar 1, Ali İhsan TaşcI 3, Faruk Akturk 1
1 Department of Cardiology, Istanbul BakIrkoy Dr.Sadi Konuk Educational and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey; 2 Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Acibadem International Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey; 3 Department of Urology, Istanbul Bakirkoy Dr. Sadi Konuk Educational and Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Purpose: This study aims to assess the association between CHA2DS2-VASc score and erectile dysfunction in patients who were admitted to cardiology outpatient clinics.
Materials and methods: 102 male patients who were admitted to the cardiology outpatient clinic were included to the study. Erectile dysfunction was evaluated in the urology outpatient clinic in the same hospital and scored using Turkish Version of The International Index of Erectile Function. CHA2DS2-VASc score was calculated for every patient using the current associated guidelines.
Results: There was a negative correlation between The International Index of Erectile Function score and CHA2DS2-VASc score, age, hypertension, heart failure, diabetes mellitus, stroke respectively. Smoking and dislipidemia were not correlated with The International Index of Erectile Function score (p>0.05).
Conclusion: CHA2DS2-VASc score can be used to detect Erectile dysfunction in patients who are admitted to the cardiology outpatient clinics.
Keywords: Erectile Dysfunction; Vasectomy; Vas Deferens