Penile cancer is a rare malignancy and is associated with a high morbidity and mortality in advanced cases, and significant psychosocial implications for those afflicted. In this article the authors review the relationship between recognised risk factors, including human papillomavirus, lichen sclerosis, circumcision and penile cancer.
To assess the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in men presenting with erectile dysfunction (ED) at a single centre.
Patients and Methods
All men attending a specialised andrology outpatient department with a new diagnosis of ED were included in this prospective study. All patients completed three questionnaires: the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) and two sleep...
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of collagenase clostridium histolyticum (CCH; Xiapex®, Xiaflex®) in the treatment of Peyronie's disease (PD) using a new modified treatment protocol that aims at reducing the number of injections needed and reducing patient visits, thus reducing the duration and cost of treatment.
Patients and Methods
A prospective study of 53 patients with PD who...
Introduction The relevant terminology for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is affected by the context, namely the clinical assessment (the symptom of SUI elicited on history taking and the sign of SUI observed during examination) or diagnostic investigations (urodynamic stress incontinence). In some cases, SUI may only be observed after the reduction in coexistent prolapse (occult SUI). Classifying...
Urinary retention is complex and may present in various ways as a result of a myriad of pathologic processes. Retention is >10 times more common in men than in women, and acute urinary retention (AUR) is rare in younger men; men in their 70s are at five times more risk of AUR than men in their 40s. Most of the epidemiologic data referred to in the literature are for AUR; data for chronic urinary...
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