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management of erectile disfunction

Francesco Sasso, Matteo Vittori, Alessandro D'Addessi, Pier Francesco Bassi
Our aim was to review the literature and discuss about penile curvature in order to have an update for management after 20 years experience in the field.Penile curvature may be congenital or acquired. Congenital penile curvature is a relatively uncommon condition that may present in late adolescent or early adult life. The incidence is estimated to be 0.6 %. On the other side, acquired penile curvature has an overall prevalence of 0.5-13%. Three main factors seem to increase the risk of developing an acquired penile curvature, often related to Peyronie's disease: penile traumatism, genetic and familiar conditions and a history of diseases of the genital tract...
September 26, 2016: Urologia
S La Vignera, A E Calogero, R Condorelli, F Lanzafame, B Giammusso, E Vicari
AIM: In the management of the chronic complications caused by diabetes mellitus, an important role is played to andrological problematics, which require a specialistic evaluation combined in order to concretely contribute to the improvement of quality of life of such patients. The erectile disfunction in the diabetic patient notoriously correlates with the main cardiometabolics risk factors, and recently it has been pointed out how after chronic use of inhibitors of the phospodiesterase-enzyme-5 (PDE5-I) it is possible to improve the vascular response profile, evaluated through ecolor doppler (ECD) penile dynamic...
March 2009: Minerva Endocrinologica
L V Shaplygin, A M Koval', A V Pavlenko, A Iu Kazachenko
There are three directions in pathogenetic treatment of chronic prostatitis (CP) which is conducted in parallel to etiotropic one (antimicrobial): general immunological; improving arterial inflow and venous outflow; creation of prostatic secretion outflow and that of seminal vesicles by means of contractions of the pelvic and perineal muscles, muscular fibers of the prostatic gland. The latter two directions can be managed with physiotherapy. It is proposed to use combination of drugs with physiotherapy conducted by means of the devices [see text]...
September 2004: Urologii︠a︡
A Tejido Sánchez, M P Martín Muñoz, F Villacampa Abuá, J M de la Morena Gallego, A Suárez Charneco, O Leiva Galvis
UNLABELLED: The fracture of the penis is an uncommon injury that is defined as a rupture of the tunica albuginea of the corpus cavernosum. We present our experience in 9 cases admitted to our department between 1989 and 1998. Most of the cases were caused by traumatism during sexual intercourse. Clinical presentation and physical examination were enough to make the diagnosis. The treatment was surgery in all cases, with evacuation of the hematoma and reconstruction of the rupture with absorbable suture...
October 1999: Actas Urologicas Españolas
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