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When to Consider a Penile Implant for Erectile Dysfunction

When to Consider a Penile Implant for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the persistent inability to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for sexual satisfaction. It is a prevalent condition affecting up to 30 million men in the United States and 150 million worldwide. ED can significantly impact a man’s quality of life and intimate relationships.

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Comparing Micro-TESE and FNA Mapping / Testicular Mapping

Comparing Micro-TESE and FNA Mapping / Testicular Mapping

Non-obstructive Azoospermia is a concerning condition for any man. There are physical implications, of course, in that there’s no sperm in the semen, and the man cannot become a biological father. However, psychological considerations can also make azoospermia defeating. Many men find it very difficult to learn that the only option is relatively invasive microscopic surgery called MicroTESE which carries a 50% or less chance of finding sperm.

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Should You Drink Less if You Have BPH?

Should You Drink Less if You Have BPH?

While benign is in the name, it sure doesn’t feel like it to patients suffering from Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). At first, many patients think they may have prostate cancer. They are relieved to learn that most cases of symptomatic lower urinary tract symptoms are not caused by a malignancy but rather this ubiquitous normal part of the aging process.

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Why Can It Take So Long to Regain Erectile Function After Prostatectomy

Why Can It Take So Long to Regain Erectile Function After Prostatectomy

In the early days of radical prostatectomy, the anatomy of the prostate remained poorly understood. Erectile dysfunction occurred in all men who underwent a prostatectomy in those times. However, with an improved anatomic description of the prostate several decades ago, we began understanding the erectile nerves that envelop the prostate gland.

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The Different Causes and Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

The Different Causes and Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

The prospect of erectile dysfunction, or not being able to perform sexually, either due to the inability to achieve an erection or maintain that erection throughout intercourse, strikes fear into the hearts of young and older men alike. And while ED may seem like a concern that would only affect those of advanced age,