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Table 5 Factors affecting occurrence of late onset ED post-recovery of low-flow priapism

From: Outcomes of low-flow priapism and role of integrated penile prosthesis management

Parameter Subcategories No ED (n = 64) p value
Time to initial management Less than 6 h. 16 (34%) 2 (11.8%) 0.5
6–12 h 4 (8.5%) 4 (23.5%)
12–24 h 6 (12.8%) 5 (29.4%)
24–48 h 10 (21.3%) 4 (23.5%)
48–72 h 8 (17%) 2 (11.8%0
More than 72 3 (6.4%) 0 (0%)
Age groups < 19 years 7 (14.9%) 0 (0%) 0.4
19–45 years 23 (48.9%) 10 (58.8%)
45–65 years 9 (19.1%) 3 (17.6%)
> 65 years 8 (17%) 4 (23.5%)
Cause of priapism Idiopathic 19 (40.4%) 8 (47.1%) 0.2
Post-ICI for Duplex 14 (29.8%) 6 (35.3%)
Post-home ICI therapy 7 (14.9%) 3 (17.6%)
Level of management Aspiration and irrigation 18 (38.3%) 5 (29.4%) 0.1
Aspiration with injection of vasoactive agent 18 (38.3%) 4 (23.5%)
Percutaneous shunt 8 (17%) 6 (35.3%)
Open distal glanular shunt 3 (6.4%) 2 (11.8%)
  1. There were no statistically significant factor that affected occurrence of ED on 5-year follow-up of recovered low-flow priapism