Authors: B. Peer Reviewer: Robert D. Editor's Note- With the release of Viagra, treatment of impotence has captured the attention of a nation.
In order to treat all aspects of the patient, family and social relationships must be considered. Designed for the busy clinical professional, Male Reproductive Dysfunction: Pathophysiology and Treatment and Male Sexual Dysfunction are two desk references that together provide the most comprehensive coverage of all male reproductive and sexual issues to date. Based on state-of-the-art research, these landmark volumes gather historical, psychosocial, behavioral, medical, and surgical perspectives from 65 international authorities to present an unparalleled summary of normal and abnormal male reproductive and sexual function.
Sexuality and Disability. The majority of men with multiple sclerosis demonstrate difficulties with erection, yet publications on this issue have been rare when compared to papers on bladder dysfunction. This article reviews the neurological basis for erectile dysfunction and includes suggestions for treatments such as intracorporal injections.
Sexual dysfunction is any physical or psychological problem that prevents you or your partner from getting sexual satisfaction. Male sexual dysfunction is a common health problem affecting men of all ages, but is more common with increasing age. Treatment can often help men suffering from sexual dysfunction. The most common problems men face with sexual dysfunction are troubles with ejaculation, getting and keeping an erection, and reduced sexual desire.
Male sexual dysfunction is common in chronic kidney disease CKDparticularly in end-stage renal disease. Historically, this cause of considerable morbidity has been under-reported and under-recognized. The ideal approach to diagnosis and management remains unclear due to a paucity of good quality data, but an understanding of the pathophysiology is necessary in order to address the burden of this important complication of CKD.
Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. This definition is not only useful for the practical diagnosis of ED, but it is also used widely in the design of clinical trials, as it provides a clinical endpoint which can be measured with a reasonably high degree of objectivity.
Erectile dysfunction EDalso known as impotenceis a type of sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity. ED can have psychological consequences as it can be tied to relationship difficulties and self-image. Treatment involves addressing the underlying causes, lifestyle modifications, and addressing psychosocial issues.
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Book description Although impotence may be the most widely recognized manifestation of male sexual dysfunction, many other forms of sexual disorders do not involve the erectile mechanism, from deficiencies of desire to disturbances in ejaculatory function to the failure of detumescence. With such a myriad-and often co-existing-number of disorders, the successful treatment of male sexual dysfunction requires not only a thorough understanding of the underlying physiology and pathophysiology, but also the coordinated efforts of multiple specialties, including endocrinology, andrology, urology, radiology, sex therapy, and even sometimes psychiatry, cardiology, or oncology. Male Sexual Dysfunction: Pathophysiology and Treatment presents the collective expertise of more than 60 international authorities in a single landmark text. From foundations in the anatomy of the male genital tract to the latest neuroimaging data, readers will appreciate the comprehensive information detailing the tremendous advances made in the delineation of sexual function and its disorders as well as the expert descriptions of practical and cost-effective medical, surgical, and psychological strategies for the treatment of all forms of male sexual dysfunction.