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Sepsis is a complex syndrome characterized by systemic inflammation in response
to infection. It is a significant health problem with an estimated 750,000 new cases
in the USA annually . It is also the third leading cause of death in developed
countries, equalling the number of fatalities from acute myocardial infarction. The
incidence of sepsis has increased in recent decades and is predicted to continue to
rise. The high sepsis-related mortalities and the burden on healthcare systems means
there is an urgent need to improve the diagnosis and management of sepsis patients....
If a patient fails to respond to oral agents, a reasonable next choice is intraurethral or self-injection of vasoactive substances. Intraurethral prostaglandin E1 (alprostadil), in the form of a semisolid pellet (doses of 125–1000 µg), is delivered with an applicator. Approximately 65% of men receiving intraurethral alprostadil respond with an erection when tested in the office, but only 50% of those achieve successful coitus at home.