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Treating Erectile Dysfunction With Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy and Tadalafil: The Results of a New Clinical Trial

Treating Erectile Dysfunction With Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy and Tadalafil: The Results of a New Clinical Trial

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Medications & Sexual Health, Sexual Health Management & Treatments

Introduction

Erectile dysfunction (ED), or the inability to get or maintain an erection firm enough for satisfactory sexual activity, is a relatively common condition that affects men worldwide. In recent years, researchers have been testing the efficacy of restorative therapies aimed at regenerating damaged tissues, vessels, and nerves that may be contributing to ED. One such therapy is low-intensity shockwave therapy (LiST).

How Might Exercise Impact the Sexual Function of Patients With Prostate Cancer

How Might Exercise Impact the Sexual Function of Patients With Prostate Cancer

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Cancer & Sexual Health (Oncosexology)

Introduction

Sexual difficulties are a common and distressing side effect of prostate cancer and its treatment. Patients who experience sexual dysfunction (e.g., erectile dysfunction (ED), loss of sexual desire, or both) after having a prostatectomy or undergoing radiation or hormone therapy may also struggle with the psychological and relational ramifications of this change. For example, they may experience a loss of self-confidence regarding their body image and sexual performance and/or worry about not being able to satisfy their sexual partner(s).

Male Genital Self-Image Scale (MGSIS) Validated in Brazil

Male Genital Self-Image Scale (MGSIS) Validated in Brazil

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Introduction

A person’s perception of their body and its features can impact their quality of life as well as their mental, emotional, and sexual well-being. Those who do not feel good about their bodies may be more prone to low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and social isolation.

The Role of Androgens in the Sexual Function of Women with Rectal Cancer

The Role of Androgens in the Sexual Function of Women with Rectal Cancer

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health, Cancer & Sexual Health (Oncosexology)

Introduction

Women who survive rectal cancer may experience sexual difficulties or dysfunction during and after treatment. Chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and rectal surgery can impact urinary, bowel, and sexual function. According to previous studies, 60% of women report an increase in vaginal dryness and dyspareunia (painful intercourse) after rectal cancer treatment. There is also a high incidence of reduced sexual desire and decline in frequency of sexual activity for rectal cancer survivors.

Standardized Survey Assesses Patient’s Satisfaction With Penile Implants

Standardized Survey Assesses Patient’s Satisfaction With Penile Implants

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Sexual Health Management & Treatments

Development and Validation of the Satisfaction Survey for Inflatable Penile Implant (SSIPI)

Carolyn A. Salter MD; Philip Vu Bach MD; Lawrence Jenkins MD; Nelson Bennett MD; Faysal A. Yafi MD; Farouk el Khatib MD; Elizabeth Schofield MPH; Nicole Benfante MS; Stanley E. Althof PhD; Christian J. Nelson PhD; John P. Mulhall MD, MSc, FECSM, FACS

FIRST PUBLISHED: August 6, 2021 – The Journal of Sexual Medicine 

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2021.06.020 

A Quarter of Peyronie’s Disease Patients Choose Xiaflex Injections

A Quarter of Peyronie’s Disease Patients Choose Xiaflex Injections

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Predictors of Pursuing Intralesional Xiaflex in Peyronie’s Disease Patients

Nahid Punjani MD, MPH; Bruno Nascimento MD; Carolyn Salter MD; Jose Flores MD; Eduardo Miranda MD; Jean Terrier MD; Hisanori Taniguchi MD;

Lawrence Jenkins MD; John P. Mulhall MD, MSc, FECSM, FACS

FIRST PUBLISHED: July 3, 2021 – The Journal of Sexual Medicine

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2021.05.006

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