03: Stable Coronary Artery Disease: Case 3 Ben
|How everyone sees Ben||How Ben really feels|
Ben is a fit gentleman who has has a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) a year ago and has no other relevant past medical history.
Ben lost his wife 5 years ago and has been attending a local dance group where he has met Senga, a 60 year old lady.
Ben has had a recent problem with erectile dysfunction which he finds very difficult to discuss, He has recently attempted to have intercourse with his new partner but this has failed on several occasions. He has heard about viagra and decides to ask the chemist.
Erectile dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence,is the inability to get and maintain an erection that is sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse.
Useful links include:British Heart Foundation
British Society for Sexual Medicine. A list of links which may be useful and has synopsis of their roles.