Cleveland Clinic investigators have launched a novel clinical trial to assess the efficacy of low-intensity focused shockwave therapy and radial wave therapy for treatment of erectile dysfunction or chronic pelvic pain in prostate cancer survivors.
Peyronie disease and erectile dysfunction are linked, although, it’s unclear which one occurs first. A urologist posits his own hypothesis and shares current guidelines for management.
Cleveland Clinic is among the institutions participating in a clinical trial evaluating a nerve-sparing form of stereotactic ablative body radiation to preserve erectile function in patients being treated for early-stage prostate cancer.
LiSWT is being explored for ED and chronic pelvic pain in men, producing painless procedures without the need for general or local anesthetic. Is it an alternative to on-demand therapies?
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Led by Daniel Shoskes, MD, Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute urologist, the Men’s Health Center makes specialists and subspecialists accessible for men who may otherwise avoid care.
Peyronie disease occurs in as many as 9 percent of middle-aged men, but surgical intervention can help in severe cases where penile deformity makes coitus difficult or impossible.
When Peyronie’s Disease makes coitus difficult or impossible, surgical intervention can correct the deformity and restore the ability to have sex safely