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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28064475/administration-of-goji-lycium-chinense-mill-extracts-improves-erectile-function-in-old-aged-rat-model
#1
Hyong Woo Moon, Jung Woo Park, Kyu Won Lee, Hyun Cheol Jeong, Jin Bong Choi, Sae Woong Choi, Woong Jin Bae, Hyuk Jin Cho, U Syn Ha, Sung Hoo Hong, Jeong Ho Geum, Seong Bin Hong, Sae Woong Kim
PURPOSE: This study investigated the effect of goji (Lycium chinense Mill.) on erectile dysfunction in old-aged rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-four 18-month-old male Sprague-Dawley rats (defined as old-aged rats) were used. Treatment groups contained eight rats each: a control group, goji extract of 150 mg/kg/day group, and goji extract of 300 mg/kg/day group. Treatment was by orogastric tube once daily for 6 weeks. After 6 weeks of treatment, testes weight, serum testosterone, superoxide dismutase, nitric oxide (NO)-cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)-related parameters, intracavernous pressure/mean arterial pressure, and histological changes were examined...
December 22, 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28064474/the-effect-of-alcohol-administration-on-the-corpus-cavernosum
#2
See Min Choi, Deok Ha Seo, Sin Woo Lee, Chunwoo Lee, Seong Uk Jeh, Sung Chul Kam, Jeong Seok Hwa, Ky Hyun Chung, Jae Seog Hyun
PURPOSE: We studied the effects of alcohol administration on the corpus cavernosum (CC) using an animal model. MATERIALS AND METHODS: CC sections and the aortic ring of rabbits were used in an organ bath study. After acute alcohol administration, changes in blood alcohol concentration and electrical stimulation induced intracavernosal pressure/mean arterial pressure (ICP/MAP) percentage were compared in rats. Cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) and cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) levels in the CC were measured using immunoassays...
December 22, 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053953/letter-to-the-editor-regarding-treatment-of-men-for-low-testosterone-a-systematic-review-by-huo-et-al-testosterone-replacement-therapy-toward-to-the-robust-evidence-and-facts
#3
COMMENT
Jae Hung Jung, Sang-Kuk Yang
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December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053952/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-premature-ejaculation-by-urologists-in-south-korea
#4
Deok Ha Seo, Seong Uk Jeh, See Min Choi, Sung Chul Kam, Sae Woong Kim, Dae Yul Yang, Du Geon Moon, Sang Kuk Yang, Ki Ha Moon, Jae Seog Hyun
PURPOSE: This study discusses the treatment of premature ejaculation (PE) using various approaches with the goal of evaluating the methods of diagnosis and treatment of PE in clinical practice in 2014 in South Korea. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We surveyed 200 urologists and andrologists who treated patients with PE from July 1, 2014 to July 29, 2014 using an online questionnaire. The questionnaire was composed of 4 parts: disease, comorbidities, diagnosis, and treatment...
December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053951/effects-of-betulinic-acid-on-the-male-reproductive-system-of-a-streptozotocin-nicotinamide-induced-diabetic-mouse-model
#5
Akram Ahangarpour, Ali Akbar Oroojan, Layasadat Khorsandi, Golshan Arzani, Golshan Afshari
PURPOSE: The present study was conducted to evaluate the favorable or harmful effects of betulinic acid (BA) on a diabetic reproductive system. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this experimental study, 60 male Naval Medical Research Institute mice (20∼25 g) were randomly divided into 6 groups: control, diabetes, diabetes+BA (10, 20, and 40 mg/kg), and diabetes+ metformin (200 mg/kg). A diabetic model was induced by a single dose of streptozotocin (STZ) (65 mg/kg) injection intraperitoneally 15 minutes after an intraperitoneal administration of nicotinamide (NA) (120 mg/kg)...
December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053950/lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-prevalence-perceptions-and-healthcare-seeking-behavior-amongst-nigerian-men
#6
Rufus Wale Ojewola, Ezekiel Sofela Oridota, Olanrewaju Samuel Balogun, Ezra Olatunde Ogundare, Taiwo Opeyemi Alabi
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and the factors influencing the healthcare-seeking behavior of men with LUTS. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross-sectional survey was performed of 658 men selected using multi-staged sampling techniques. They were interviewed about LUTS and their healthcare-seeking behavior. The data were analysed using PASW Statistics ver. 18. Associations between specific factors and healthcare-seeking behavior were examined using the chi-square and Fisher exact tests...
December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053949/effect-of-testosterone-replacement-therapy-on-cognitive-performance-and-depression-in-men-with-testosterone-deficiency-syndrome
#7
Hyun Jin Jung, Hong Seok Shin
PURPOSE: We aimed to evaluate the effect of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) on cognitive function and depression in men with testosterone deficiency syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We carried out a prospective, placebo-controlled trial involving 106 men with total testosterone levels <3.3 ng/mL and symptoms of hypogonadism. Based on whether the patients received TRT (injection with 1,000 mg testosterone undecanoate) or a placebo (advice to modify lifestyle), the study population was divided into a TRT group (n=54) and a control group (n=52)...
December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053948/recreational-use-of-phosphodiesterase-5-inhibitors-and-its-associated-factors-among-undergraduate-male-students-in-an-ethiopian-university-a-cross-sectional-study
#8
Eyob Alemayehu Gebreyohannes, Akshaya Srikanth Bhagavathula, Begashaw Melaku Gebresillassie, Yonas Getaye Tefera, Sewunet Admasu Belachew, Daniel Asfaw Erku
PURPOSE: To assess the prevalence of phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5) inhibitor use and associated factors among University of Gondar undergraduate students. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An institution-based, cross-sectional study, using a survey questionnaire, was conducted from October to December 2015 to assess PDE5 inhibitor use and associated factors among male students at the University of Gondar. A Self-Esteem and Relationship questionnaire (14 items), an International Index of Erectile Function questionnaire (15 items) and a questionnaire on PDE5 inhibitor use (14 items) were included in the survey...
December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053947/anti-inflammatory-and-antimicrobial-effects-of-a-novel-herbal-formulation-wsy-1075-in-a-chronic-bacterial-prostatitis-rat-model
#9
Jung Woo Park, Hyun Cheol Jeong, Hyong Woo Moon, Shin Jay Cho, Jong Hyup Yang, Woo Hyun Kim, Woong Jin Bae, Jin Bong Choi, Hyuk Jin Cho, U-Syn Ha, Sung Hoo Hong, Ji Youl Lee, Sae Woong Kim
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects of a multi-herbal formula known as WSY-1075 in the treatment of chronic bacterial prostatitis in a rat model. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Experimental chronic bacterial prostatitis was induced in 32 Wistar rats by instillation of a bacterial suspension (Escherichia coli, 10(8) colony-forming units [CFU]/mL) into the prostatic urethra. After the induction of prostatitis, the rats were randomly divided into one of 4 treatment groups: control (n=8), ciprofloxacin (n=8), WSY-1075 (400 mg/kg) (n=8), and WSY-1075 (400 mg/kg)+ciprofloxacin (n=8)...
December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053946/ancient-chinese-fangzhongshu-sexual-skills-and-methods-therapy-for-premature-ejaculation
#10
REVIEW
Yong Zhu, Qiang Chen, Yuexing Gu, Jin Yue, Qingqi Zeng
Premature ejaculation (PE) is a common male sexual dysfunction that can have significant effects on a couple's relationship. Behavioral therapy and psychotherapy are both safe and effective methods of treating PE. Ancient Chinese fangzhongshu (sexual skills and methods), which reflects a summary of expert experiences in sexology, contains many therapies for sexual dysfunction that are similar to those used in behavioral therapy or psychotherapy. A brief introduction dealing with the latest definitions of PE and treatment strategies drawn from behavioral therapy and psychotherapy is provided...
December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053945/treatment-of-leukocytospermia-in-male-infertility-a-systematic-review
#11
REVIEW
Jae Hung Jung, Myung Ha Kim, Jiye Kim, Soon Koo Baik, Sang-Baek Koh, Hyun Jun Park, Ju Tae Seo
Male factors account for 20% to 50% of infertility cases, and infection in the genitourinary tract may play a contributing role in up to 15% of male infertility. Leukocytospermia is a well-known indicator of infection or inflammation in the male sex glands and the urogenital tract. Although great deal of effort has been expended to elucidate definite management strategies in infertile men with leukocytospermia, the gold standard of treatment remains unclear. Until recently, broad spectrum antibiotics and antioxidants have been used in the treatment of leukocytospermia for male infertility to eliminate infection and reduce reactive oxygen free radicals produced inside cellular mitochondria as a result of inflammation...
December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28053944/the-current-status-of-stem-cell-therapy-in-erectile-dysfunction-a-review
#12
REVIEW
Amanda B Reed-Maldonado, Tom F Lue
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells that are capable of renewal and repair of tissue due to their capacity for division and differentiation. The purpose of this review is to describe recent advances in the use of stem cell (SC) therapy for male erectile dysfunction (ED). We performed a MEDLINE database search of all relevant articles regarding the use of SCs for ED. We present a concise summary of the scientific principles behind the usage of SC for ED. We discuss the different types of SCs, delivery methods, current pre-clinical literature, and published clinical trials...
December 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27574600/corrigendum-testosterone-replacement-therapy-and-cardiovascular-risk-a-review
#13
Giovanni Corona, Giulia Rastrelli, Elisa Maseroli, Alessandra Sforza, Mario Maggi
[This corrects the article on p. 130 in vol. 33, PMID: 26770933.].
August 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27574599/gigantic-suprapubic-lymphedema-a-case-study
#14
Roozbeh Tanhaeivash, Tobias Franiel, Marc-Oliver Grimm, Marcus Horstmann
We present the first case study of idiopathic gigantic suprapubic lymphedema and buried penis treated with puboscrotal reconstruction in a patient with initial extreme obesity after an extensive weight reduction (120 kg). Massive localized lymphedema of the suprapubic region should be differentiated from the scrotal type. Severe lymphedema could not resolve on its own and weight reduction does not seem to be helpful in such cases.
August 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27574598/pararectal-migration-of-a-malleable-rod-an-unusual-late-complication
#15
Ibrahim Kucukturkmen, Yusuf Kadir Topcu, Tansu Degirmenci, Ozgu Aydogdu, Ibrahim Halil Bozkurt, Serkan Yarimoglu, Salih Polat
A 75-year-old male had failed to respond conservative therapy for erectile dysfunction and had undergone insertion of a malleable penile prosthesis in 1995. Twenty years after the initial implant he presented with right-sided prosthesis localized in the buttock. There was no infection. The prosthesis was extracted through an incision in the right hip. As in the recent case, mechanical failures in malleable penile prosthesis models, can occur. Penile implant migration back to the buttock without a curve deformity is an extremely rare complication...
August 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27574597/development-of-an-improved-animal-model-of-overactive-bladder-transperineal-ligation-versus-transperitoneal-ligation-in-male-rats
#16
Woo Hyun Kim, Woong Jin Bae, Jung Woo Park, Jin Bong Choi, Su Jin Kim, Hyuk Jin Cho, U Syn Ha, Sung Hoo Hong, Ji Youl Lee, Sung Yeoun Hwang, Sae Woong Kim
PURPOSE: We compared a transperineal ligation model and a transperitoneal ligation model in male rats to determine which animal model of overactive bladder (OAB) was more useful based on cystometrography, estimations of oxidative stress, and measurements of pro-inflammatory cytokine levels. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Male rats were randomly divided into three groups (n=15 in each): the control group, the transperineal ligation group, and the transperitoneal ligation group...
August 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27574596/obesity-in-korean-men-results-from-the-fourth-through-sixth-korean-national-health-and-nutrition-examination-surveys-2007-2014
#17
Yeon Won Park, Kwi Bok Choi, Soon Ki Kim, Dong-Gi Lee, Jun Ho Lee
PURPOSE: Obesity is related to many diseases, including urological conditions. We investigated the prevalence, risk factors, and treatment of male obesity. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study included 17,485 men older than 20 years of age who participated in the fourth, fifth, and sixth administrations of the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Two main cutoff points for obesity were defined: a body mass index (BMI) ≥25 kg/m(2) and a BMI≥30 kg/m(2)...
August 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27574595/the-effect-of-tumor-prostate-ratio-on-biochemical-recurrence-after-radical-prostatectomy
#18
Sung Yong Cho, Young Deuk Choi
PURPOSE: Prostate tumor volume calculated after surgery using pathologic tissue has been shown to be an independent risk factor for biochemical recurrence. Nonetheless, prostate size varies among individuals, regardless of the presence or absence of cancer. We assumed to be lower margin positive rate in the surgical operation, when the prostate volume is larger and the tumor lesion is same. Thus, we defined the tumor-prostate ratio in the ratio of tumor volume to prostate volume. In order to compensate the prostate tumor volume, the effect of tumor-prostate ratio on biochemical recurrence was examined...
August 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27574594/a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-functional-outcomes-and-complications-following-the-photoselective-vaporization-of-the-prostate-and-monopolar-transurethral-resection-of-the-prostate
#19
Dong Hyuk Kang, Kang Su Cho, Won Sik Ham, Young Deuk Choi, Joo Yong Lee
PURPOSE: To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing monopolar transurethral resection of the prostate (MTURP) and photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP) in order to provide the most up-to-date and reliable recommendations possible. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Relevant RCTs were identified from electronic databases for meta-analysis of the surgical outcomes and complications of MTURP and PVP. Meta-analytical comparisons were made using qualitative and quantitative syntheses...
August 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27574593/clinical-outcomes-of-varicocele-repair-in-infertile-men-a-review
#20
REVIEW
Koji Chiba, Masato Fujisawa
Varicoceles are a major cause of impaired spermatogenesis and the most common correctable cause of male infertility. They are found in approximately 40% of men with primary infertility and 80% of men with secondary infertility, although they also occur in 12% of men with normal semen parameters. The presence of a varicocele does not always affect spermatogenesis, as it has been reported that only 20% of men with documented varicoceles suffer fertility problems. However, varicocele repair appears to have beneficial effects in men with impaired semen parameters and palpable varicoceles...
August 2016: World Journal of Men's Health
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