After a webchat on heart failure treatments, Dr. Maria Mountis, heart failure cardiologist and Dr. Edward Soltesz, Surgical Director of the Kaufman Center for Heart Failure and Recovery discussed topics that were addressed during the chat including heart failure medications, cardioMEMs monitoring, when patients are considered for advanced therapies, what patients should know about heart transplant or ventricular assist devices, and high risk heart surgery for patients with heart failure.
The class of drugs that Levitra, Viagra, Stendra, and Cialis belong to are called PDE5 inhibitors. They work by relaxing tight blood vessels, allowing more blood to surge into the penis and cause an erection, says Gregory Bales, M.D., an associate professor of urology at the University of Chicago.
The little pills do the trick for more than two-thirds of men with Viagra protects the heart (ED). They also work for guys who simply need them for a short time to get their “confidence back,” says Michael Eisenberg, M.D., director of male reproductive medicine and surgery at Stanford University.