Critical Appraisal Of The Literature
A literature search was performed using PubMed and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews with the search terms priapism, ischemic, high flow, stuttering, impotence, and sickle cell. From the Cochrane library, 69 trials involving priapism were identified. A Cochrane review regarding priapism in which only 1 study met inclusion criteria was found,2 and, not surprisingly, no conclusions regarding the benefits and risks of the different treatments for both stuttering and fulminant priapism in males with sickle cell disease could be drawn.9
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