Sexual function declines for both men and women following radical prostatectomy, but some aspects of care may help couples.
Men who take phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors after radical prostatectomy are more likely to experience biochemical recurrence of disease.
A Turkish study found that 55% of male coronary artery disease patients had some degree of erectile dysfunction.
Potency was observed in 51% of unilateral surgery patients and 71% of bilateral surgery patients who received oral therapy.
Nerve-sparing surgery by robot-assisted laparoscopy was associated with a 2.4 times increased odds of regaining potency versus open surgery
In a placebo-controlled study, 57% of men unable to have intercourse were able to do so without medication after receiving the treatment.
Men with asymptomatic vascular disease are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction (ED) compared to those who don't.
Significantly lower vitamin D level in patients with severe/complete versus mild erectile dysfunction (ED).
Sildenafil (Viagra) has demonstrated improvement in heart function without any adverse effect on blood pressure.
Men with diabetic peripheral neuropathy have an increased occurrence of erectile dysfunction and lower-urinary-tract symptoms.
When it comes to erectile dysfunction (ED) in middle-aged men, testosterone may not be a key factor.
FDA has approved a supplemental new drug application for Stendra (avanafil) taken early as ~15 minutes before sexual activity.
In a study, none of the 62 men who had the treatment experienced erectile dysfunction or urinary incontinence.
Of 6.2 million men diagnosed with the condition, only 25.4% of them filled a prescription for a medical treatment.
At 5 years after seed implantation, 59% prostate cancer patients had preserved erectile function.
Obesity can lead to a deterioration of erectile function in young men.
Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal.
Researchers compared with low-intensity shockwave therapy with sham treatment.
Many patients who fail with PDE5is are using the medications improperly.
Single-institution study finds most patients satisfied with the results and would have the surgery again.
Allowing 1, 2, or 3 or more days between the first and second injection of collagenase clostridium histolyticum does not impact efficacy.
Perceived outcomes of patients aged 29 years or younger are different from those of patients in other age groups, study finds.
Study reveals no significant impact on changes in penile curvature or length.
IIEF scores at 6 months post-op not significantly different from baseline, study finds.
A significant proportion of these men have vascular abnormalities, a study found.
Researchers observe a short-term significant decline erectile function at 1 month, but this fully recovers by 6 months.
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