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Erectile Dysfunction Prevalent with Hemophilia

Key clinical point: Erectile dysfunction (ED) appears prevalent among men with hemophilia and becomes increasingly common with age.

Major finding: According to International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) questionnaire scores, 38.6% of patients with hemophilia had ED.

Study details: A survey of 56 men with hemophilia A or B, of whom 44 completed the IIEF questionnaire.

Disclosures: The study was funded by Pfizer. Dr. Yang reported having no conflicts of interest. One coauthor reported an unrestricted educational award from the Association of Hemophilia Clinic Directors of Canada/Baxter Canadian Hemostasis Fellowship, and another coauthor reported research funding from Pfizer.