Inventory of male impotence inspection methods

Everyone hopes to have a healthy body and not want to be attacked by diseases . Especially as a man, if he is diagnosed with impotence disease, it can be described as miserable. Therefore, in order to avoid the harm of diseases, men often pay attention to their bodies. So, what checks are needed for male impotence?

(1) Laboratory examination

  ①Blood examination: blood examination includes peripheral blood examination, such as blood routine, platelet and other examinations, and venous blood laboratory examination, including liver and kidney function, blood electrolytes, blood sugar, blood lipids, blood T3, T4, plasma cortisol, Sex hormones (such as FSH, LH, PRL), etc.

  ② Urine examination: urine routine, urine sediment, urine flow rate, urine 17-ketosteroids, urine 17-hydroxysteroids, urine creatinine, etc.

  ③ Laboratory examination of semen.

  Through laboratory examination, we can know whether there are diseases such as urinary system diseases, prostatitis , diabetes, hyperfunction or hypofunction of adrenal cortex, and abnormal thyroid function.

 (2) Nervous system examination: to distinguish functional and organic impotence.

  (3) Psychological examination: carry out psychological investigation and question-and-answer scoring to clarify whether it is functional impotence.

  (4) Nocturnal erection test: including stamp test, circumference measurement, penile plethysmography, etc.

 (5) Measurement of penile blood pressure: normal penile blood pressure is lower than cerebral arterial blood pressure, the difference is 266kPa.

(6) Measurement of penile pulse volume: it can be used to understand whether there is vascular disease.

(7) Measurement of penile blood flow: the blood flow of impotence patients decreases when the penis is erect.

  (8) Doppler ultrasonography of penile arteries: an examination method to determine vascular impotence.

(9) Drug-induced penile erection test: used to identify vascular impotence.

(10) Penile arteriography: Check the function of the internal pudendal artery.

(11) Penile cavernography.

(12) Electromyographic measurement of bulbocavernosal muscle reflex: an examination for the diagnosis of nervous impotence.

(13) Bladder pressure-volume measurement: observe whether the bladder pressure-volume curve is abnormal.