Erectile Dysfunction

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.

Statins Found to Improve Erectile Function

Statins Found to Improve Erectile Function

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Experimental Agent Shows Promise for Peyronie's Disease

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

Hypogonadal Men with ED May Benefit from Testosterone Plus Vardenafil

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The drug combination was associated with significantly improved erectile function and partner satisfaction in men who did not respond to testosterone alone.

Erectile Dysfunction, Macular Degeneration Linked

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ED and neovascular age-related macular degeneration share some similar risk factors.

Modest Alcohol Intake Okay with New ED Drug

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

IBS Found To Increase Erectile Dysfunction Risk

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Men with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are at higher risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) than men without IBS.

Exercise May Counter Diet-Related ED

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Aerobic exercise training could be a practical means of preventing ED brought on by a Western diet.

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Elevated Uric Acid

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Researchers found the association in men presenting with suspected coronary artery disease.

Post-Radiation Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Comorbidities

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The risk of ED is increased by about 75% if hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia are present concomitantly.

Once-Daily ED Drug May Help Restore Normal Erectile Function

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A trial conducted in 51 sites has found tadalafil (Cialis) once daily may help some men return to normal erectile function.

Infertile Men Have More Mental Health Issues

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Infertility has dramatic effects on the emotional well-being of many individuals and couples.

Daily Tadalafil May Aid Return to Normal Erectile Function

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Treatment approach studied in men who had an incomplete response to as-needed, maximum-dose phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors.

Erectile Dysfunction Prevalence, Risk Factors Characterized

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Likelihood of the condition increases 11% per year beginning at age 45.

Erectile Dysfunction May Predict CVD Risk

Erectile Dysfunction May Predict CVD Risk

Erectile dysfunction has predictive value for cardiovascular risk; tx may offer vascular benefits.

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Long-Term Opiate Use

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Long-term opiate use for back pain is associated with an increased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED).

Should ED patients be screened for cardiovascular disease?

Drs. Allen Seftel and Serge Carrier talk about whether or not urologists should screen for CVD and risk factors in patients with ED.

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