Erectile Dysfunction

Predictors of Worsening Erectile Function in Men with Functional Erections Early after Radical Prostatectomy - Beyond the Abstract

Peyronie’s disease (PD) is a pathological disorder involving fibrotic disorganization of the tunica albuginea of the penile cavernous bodies.1 PD prevalence varies in the literature between 1-11%.2-4 Penile curvature is the most common abnormality observed by men with PD, up to 88% reported as the primary manifestation.1 Most of the studies have described that the severity of the penile curvature is the most important factor predicting the ability to have sexual intercourse.5

Conservative Non-surgical Options for Erectile Dysfunction.

This study aimed to review recent evidence on conservative non-surgical options for erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. A narrative review of the literature was performed. A comprehensive search in the MEDLINE, Embase, and Cochrane databases was done.

Mental and Sexual Health of Men in Times of COVID-19 Lockdown.

Due to the worldwide spread of COVID-19, some restrictions were introduced which could lead to the development of distress and somatic symptoms. This survey aimed to study the mental and sexual health of men during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Association between dietary inflammation and erectile dysfunction among US adults: A cross-sectional analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004.

Although chronic low-grade inflammation has been linked to the development of erectile dysfunction (ED), the association between pro-inflammatory diets and ED is unclear. The dietary inflammation index (DII) is a novel method to quantify the inflammatory potential of a diet.

New Findings Regarding the Influence of Assistants on Surgical Outcomes in Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Implantation - Beyond the Abstract

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is widely prevalent in the United States, affecting as many as 52% of men between 40 and 70.1  Inflatable penile prostheses (IPP) implantation is the definitive treatment for refractory ED. IPP surgery has high rates of efficacy2,3  and satisfaction 4,5  among patients. Despite this, overall utilization of IPP surgery among eligible patients remains low, and may even be declining. 6  One potential cause of this issue may be inadequate exposure to IPP surgery during residency.

AUA Recommended Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Primary Penile Implantation Results in a Higher, Not Lower, Risk for Post-operative Infection: A Multicenter Analysis.

To determine if the AUA recommended prophylaxis (vancomycin + gentamicin alone) for primary inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) surgery is associated with a higher infection risk than non-standard regimens.

Associations of impaired grip strength and gait function with the severity of erectile dysfunction in men undergoing dialysis: a cross-sectional study.

To investigate the associations of impaired muscle strength and gait function with the severity of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men undergoing dialysis.

This cross-sectional study included 63 men undergoing dialysis.

The impact of robotic-assisted transperineal biopsy of the prostate on erectile function.

Prostate biopsy represents one of the most frequently performed urologic procedures worldwide and therefore presupposes knowledge on potential effects like on erectile function, especially in extensive or repeated biopsies.

A Review on Penile Doppler and Ultrasonography for Erectile Dysfunction.

Herein, we seek to review the clinical applications of penile duplex Doppler ultrasound (PDDU) in sexual medicine practices and discuss the indications, protocols, advantages, and limitations of this diagnostic modality.

The association between physical activity and erectile dysfunction: A cross-sectional study in 20,789 Brazilian men.

Erectile dysfunction, defined as the inability to achieve and/or maintain a penile erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse is associated with impaired quality of life and cardiovascular diseases in men older than 40 years.

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