Erectile Dysfunction

Vitamin D Deficiency Common in Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Vitamin D Deficiency Common in Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Significantly lower vitamin D level in patients with severe/complete versus mild erectile dysfunction (ED).

Sildenafil (Viagra) Shows Cardioprotective Effect in Men

Sildenafil (Viagra) Shows Cardioprotective Effect in Men

Sildenafil (Viagra) has demonstrated improvement in heart function without any adverse effect on blood pressure.

Diabetic Neuropathy Raises Risk of Erectile Dysfunction (ED), Urinary Problems

Diabetic Neuropathy Raises Risk of Erectile Dysfunction (ED), Urinary Problems

Men with diabetic peripheral neuropathy have an increased occurrence of erectile dysfunction and lower-urinary-tract symptoms.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in Middle-Aged Men Linked to Depression

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) in Middle-Aged Men Linked to Depression

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When it comes to erectile dysfunction (ED) in middle-aged men, testosterone may not be a key factor.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drug Taken 15 Minutes Before Sexual Activity Approved

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drug Taken 15 Minutes Before Sexual Activity Approved

FDA has approved a supplemental new drug application for Stendra (avanafil) taken early as ~15 minutes before sexual activity.

Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

Focal Prostate Cancer Therapy Safe, Feasible

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In a study, none of the 62 men who had the treatment experienced erectile dysfunction or urinary incontinence.

Erectile Dysfunction Undertreated, Study Finds

Erectile Dysfunction Undertreated, Study Finds

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Of 6.2 million men diagnosed with the condition, only 25.4% of them filled a prescription for a medical treatment.

Post-Brachytherapy Erectile Function Preserved in Most Men

Post-Brachytherapy Erectile Function Preserved in Most Men

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At 5 years after seed implantation, 59% prostate cancer patients had preserved erectile function.

Obesity Diminishes Sexual Function in Young Men

Obesity Diminishes Sexual Function in Young Men

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Obesity can lead to a deterioration of erectile function in young men.

Biking Tied to Prostate Cancer, Not Reproductive Health

Biking Tied to Prostate Cancer, Not Reproductive Health

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal.

Severe Erectile Dysfunction May Respond to Shockwave Therapy

Severe Erectile Dysfunction May Respond to Shockwave Therapy

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Researchers compared with low-intensity shockwave therapy with sham treatment.

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drugs Used Improperly

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drugs Used Improperly

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Many patients who fail with PDE5is are using the medications improperly.

Yachia Corporoplasty Offers Long-Term Peyronie's Relief

Yachia Corporoplasty Offers Long-Term Peyronie's Relief

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Single-institution study finds most patients satisfied with the results and would have the surgery again.

CCH Injection Interval Flexible in Peyronie's Patients

CCH Injection Interval Flexible in Peyronie's Patients

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Allowing 1, 2, or 3 or more days between the first and second injection of collagenase clostridium histolyticum does not impact efficacy.

Younger Men Less Satisfied with Peyronie's Disease Treatment

Younger Men Less Satisfied with Peyronie's Disease Treatment

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Perceived outcomes of patients aged 29 years or younger are different from those of patients in other age groups, study finds.

Penile Traction Does Not Interfere with IFN Therapy for PD

Penile Traction Does Not Interfere with IFN Therapy for PD

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Study reveals no significant impact on changes in penile curvature or length.

HIFU May Lessen Burden of Erectile Dysfunction

HIFU May Lessen Burden of Erectile Dysfunction

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IIEF scores at 6 months post-op not significantly different from baseline, study finds.

Penile Ultrasound Recommended for Young ED Patients

Penile Ultrasound Recommended for Young ED Patients

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A significant proportion of these men have vascular abnormalities, a study found.

Transperineal Biopsy Carries Erectile Dysfunction Risk

Transperineal Biopsy Carries Erectile Dysfunction Risk

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Researchers observe a short-term significant decline erectile function at 1 month, but this fully recovers by 6 months.

PIG-Related Sensory Loss Rare Beyond 1 Year

PIG-Related Sensory Loss Rare Beyond 1 Year

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Loss of penile sensation after plaque incision and grafting surgery for Peyonie's disease declines over time.

Nonsurgical Peyronie's Treatments Compared

Nonsurgical Peyronie's Treatments Compared

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In a study of rats, penile traction had the edge for correcting curvature, but a vacuum erectile device was better for preserving erectile function.

Caffeine May Lower Erectile Dysfunction Prevalence

Caffeine May Lower Erectile Dysfunction Prevalence

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Intake of 85-303 mg/day has an apparent protective effect, researchers found.

Erectile, Ejaculatory Dysfunction More Common in Cardiac Patients

Erectile, Ejaculatory Dysfunction More Common in Cardiac Patients

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Study also shows a 6-fold higher rate of hypogonadism compared with the general population.

Erectile Dysfunction Rate Higher If Surgeons Converted to MIRP

Erectile Dysfunction Rate Higher If Surgeons Converted to MIRP

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Study compared surgeons who switched from open procedures to MIRP with those who used MIRP exclusively.

ED Highly Prevalent in Men with Failed Hypospadias Repair

ED Highly Prevalent in Men with Failed Hypospadias Repair

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Erectile dysfunction of some degree was present in 54% of those presenting for urethroplasty.

J. Francois Eid, MD: Benefits of the Coloplast Titan

Coloplast has been involved in the manufacturing of inflatable penile prosthesis since 1973.

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

We sat down with Dr. Eid at his New York City office to ask him about the latest developments in penile implant therapy.

Novel Peyronie's Disease Treatment Shows Efficacy

Novel Peyronie's Disease Treatment Shows Efficacy

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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.

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