Erectile dysfunction alone can sometimes indicate the presence of other vascular disease. Similarly renal failure can also be linked to and increased risk of heart disease. The risk of concomitant ED increased as the presence of coronary artery disease become more severe.
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55% of CAD patients had ED: 45% of those with single-vessel disease, 65% with 2-vessel disease, and 68% with 3-vessel disease.
Source: Korean Journal of Urology, (2015;56:76-81), January 23, 2015, Natasha Persaud; Renal and Urology News