ED

A Patient Talks About Wave Therapy

Ken F. was sitting in the waiting room of South County Urological when he noticed a brochure about a new treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED). Unlike other ED treatments, it did not require pills, injections or surgery. Called wave therapy, the novel treatment uses low-intensity shockwaves to increase penile blood flow and stimulate the creation

ED & Prostate Cancer Surgery

Men who undergo a nerve-sparing prostatectomy (prostate removal) by robot-assisted laparascopy may be more likely to regain their erectile function than men who undergo the ‘open’ surgery, say German researchers at the University Hospital Leipzig. Laparascopic prostate removal is performed through small, keyhole-sized incisions. Traditional ‘open’ prostate removal requires a long incision down the abdomen.