Sexual Satisfaction Based on Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Mahsa Haji Mohammad Hoseini, Leila Ghanbari Afra, Monire Ghanbari Afra, Mohsen Taghadosi, Zahra Afshar Vala, Mohammad Reza Yeganehkhah, Department of Emergency Medicine, Paramedical Faculty, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran, Department of Critical Care Nursing, Shahid beheshti hospital, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran, گروه پرستاری، دانشکده پرستاری مامایی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کاشان، کاشان، ایران, گروه پرستاری، مرکز توسعه تحقیقات بالینی، بیمارستان شهید بهشتی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی قم، قم، ایران, Department of Nursing, Clinical Research of Development Center, Shahid Beheshti Hospital, Qom University of Medical Sciences. Qom, Iran.
2020 Journal of Ardabil University of Medical Sciences  
Introduction & objectives: Marital satisfaction is a very important aspect of a couple's relationship that is affected by various factors such as cardiovascular disease. The purpose of this study was to assess the sexual satisfaction based on the left ventricular ejection fraction(LVEF) in patients with coronary artery disease. Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed on 220 patients with acute coronary disease admitted to angiography ward of Shahid Beheshti Hospital of
more » ... an University of Medical Sciences in 2018. The data collection tools in this study included background and clinical information checklists and Larson's sexual satisfaction questionnaire. Data analysis was performed with chi-square, one-way ANOVA and univariate and multivariate regression test. Results: The mean sexual satisfaction of all participants was 103.24±13.62. Their average sexual satisfaction in people with LVEF in range of >55%, 45-55%, 35-45% and <35% was 106.29±14.49, 105.95±10.12, 103.84±12.18 and 96.89±17.7 (p=0.041) respectively. Conclusion: LVEF is an important factor in sexual satisfaction in patients with acute coronary disease and sexual satisfaction decreases by reducing of LVEF.
doi:10.29252/jarums.19.4.439 fatcat:flhitunkffeg7haw2ryqm4r3he