Erectile dysfunction: Imbalance between pro-angiogenic and anti-angiogenic factors in systemic sclerosis

Published: 24 April 2018
Author(s): Antonietta Gigante, Luca Navarini, Domenico Margiotta, Biagio Barbano, Antonella Afeltra, Edoardo Rosato
Issue: April 2018
Section: Letter to the Editor

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is an autoimmune disease characterized by fibrosis of skin and internal organs, endothelial and microvascular damage. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a major issue for male with high prevalence and great impact on quality of life [1].