Recent reviews, reports and research about erectile dysfunction

Transperineal biopsy may have temporary erectile dysfunction. This is also a report on a single small study, written by Jody Charnow, reported in the 19 May 2014 online version of Renal & Urology news. Charnow states: “Transperineal prostate biopsy is associated with significant short-term erectile dysfunction (ED), according to study findings presented at the American Urological Association 2014 annual meeting. Erectile function recovers fully by 6 months post-biopsy...The potential impact of transperineal biopsy on erectile function should be emphasized during the informed consent process, the authors concluded.” The article can be read here or here: http://tinyurl.com/kkpt39x

Erectile dysfunction drugs used improperly.
While this study is a small single study in Spain, its conclusions may be interesting and instructive. In the 2 June 2014 online version of Renal & Urology News, Adam Kaplan and Jaime Landman state: “A new Spanish study has demonstrated that many patients who fail treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED) with phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (PDE5is) are using the medications improperly... Frequent errors included failure to try the medication at least 6 different days, failure to reach maximum dose, failure to try at least 2 medications, and failure to take the medication on an empty stomach (if required).” The drugs referred to include Viagra, Cialis and Levitra. The article can be read here or here: http://tinyurl.com/n6c8jgm

Treatment of erectile dysfunction and penile rehabilitation
. This is a segment from Dr Norman Swan’s ABC radio program ‘The Health Report’ on 23 August 2010. Dr Swan interviewed Dr John Mulhall - Director of Sexual and Reproductive Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. The original audio can be listened to here. A transcript of the program can be downloaded from here as a 111 KB PDF file. Dr Mulhall has created informative webcasts on the same subjects. Links are provided on this page of our web site.

Treatment of erectile dysfunction and penile rehabilitation. This is another segment from Dr Norman Swan’s ABC radio program ‘The Health Report’ on 23 August 2010. Dr Swan interviewed Dr John Mulhall - Director of Sexual and Reproductive Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. The original audio can be listened to here. A transcript of the program can be downloaded from here as a 111 KB PDF file. Dr Mulhall has created informative webcasts on the same subjects. Links are provided on this page of our web site.