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The Penis as a Barometer of Cardiovascular Risk

Publication date: Tuesday, 14 October 2008
Contributor(s): Mike Kirby

The arteries that supply the penis are very small and may be more prone to atherosclerosis than larger vessels. This means that the penis may be the first area in a man's body to suffer from a reduction in blood flow and so signal cardiovascular disease.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 5, Number 5, September-October 2008
Print edition page(s): 221-224
Contributor(s): Mike Kirby

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