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J. Francois Eid, MD: Penile Implant Therapy & Options

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The Medical Minute Experimental Agent Shows Promise for Peyronie's Disease

Experimental Agent Shows Promise for Peyronie's Disease

Phase 3 studies assessing XIAFLEX show this agent may significantly improve quality of life.

The Medical Minute Modest Alcohol Intake Okay with New ED Drug

Modest Alcohol Intake Okay with New ED Drug

Avanafil has demonstrated a higher selectivity against the inhibition of phosphodiesterase 11.

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Novel Peyronie's Disease Treatment Shows Efficacy

Novel Peyronie's Disease Treatment Shows Efficacy

Penile traction therapy reduced curvature and significantly improved erectile function and hardness.

Modifiable Factors Help Predict Sexual Dysfunction in Older Men

Modifiable Factors Help Predict Sexual Dysfunction in Older Men

Range of risk factors identified for incidence and remission of ED, dyadic and solitary sexual desire.

Tadalafil Not Helpful for ED in PCa Post-Radiotherapy

Tadalafil Not Helpful for ED in PCa Post-Radiotherapy

Drug no better than placebo in preventing erectile dysfunction after radiotherapy for prostate cancer.

Statins Found to Improve Erectile Function

Statins Found to Improve Erectile Function

Men with high cholesterol and ED who used the drugs experienced a significant 3.2-point increase in IIEF score versus controls.

Contrast-Induced Nephropathy Risk Lowered with ED Drug

Contrast-Induced Nephropathy Risk Lowered with ED Drug

In a study of patients undergoing coronary procedures, the incidence of CIN was 2.7% alprostadl recipients versus 11.1% of controls.

Erectile Dysfunction Improves with Statin Use

Erectile Dysfunction Improves with Statin Use

Systematic review and meta-analysis show that use of the lipid-lowering agents can improve erectile function scores.

ED Drug Preserves Erectile Function After Prostate Radiotherapy

ED Drug Preserves Erectile Function After Prostate Radiotherapy

In a trial, more patients taking sildenfail citrate than placebo daily had functional erections at 24 months.

Complications of PCa Treatment Characterized

Complications of PCa Treatment Characterized

Complications other than urinary incontinence or erectile dysfunction occur frequently following treatment for PCa.

Early AM Best for Measuring Testosterone in Younger Men with ED

Early AM Best for Measuring Testosterone in Younger Men with ED

In men aged 44 years or less, total testosterone levels drop off significantly after 9 AM, study shows.

Erectile Dysfunction, Uric Acid Linked in CAD Patients

Erectile Dysfunction, Uric Acid Linked in CAD Patients

Patients with coronary artery disease are more likely to have ED if they have elevated uric acid levels.

Refractory Ischemic Priapism Duration Predicts Surgery Results

Refractory Ischemic Priapism Duration Predicts Surgery Results

If it lasts more than 48 hours, the T-shunt procedure with intracavernous tunneling usually fails, leaving men with erectile dysfunction.

Erectile Dysfunction, Poor Glycemic Control Linked

Erectile Dysfunction, Poor Glycemic Control Linked

As fasting plasma glucose levels and HbA1c values increased, so did the odds of ED.

Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetics Harder to Treat

Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetics Harder to Treat

ED sufferers with diabetes are 55% more likely be prescribed second-line therapies than non-diabetics, data show.

FDA Approves Peyronie's Disease Drug

FDA Approves Peyronie's Disease Drug

It is the first medication approved by the agency for treating this erectile problem.

FDA Approves New Drug for Peyronie's Disease

FDA Approves New Drug for Peyronie's Disease

Collagenase clostridium histolyticum (Xioflex) is first non-surgical treatment to get FDA approval