Fertility: in collaboration with the Gynecology Service, diagnostic study and infertility treatment.
Erectile dysfunction: It is defined as erectile dysfunction the incapacity to produce and maintain an erection long enough for a satisfactory sexual relationship. It is a very common pathology, especially after the 5th and 6th decade of life. Existing information and its disclosure has encouraged patients to consult doctors about a subject, which was considered taboo years ago.
The most frequent cause has a vascular origin and it is associated to the same risk factors of other localizations: tobacco, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, stress… Another frequent cause is psychological: patients, frequently young, with erectile dysfunction associated with marital problems, stress, etc.
MOSTLY USED TREATMENTS ARE:
– Premature ejaculation
– Medical treatment: There is no evidence of efficiency of any of the existing treatments. XIAFLEX, a drug for intra-plaque injection with discussed results but which could partially stop penile incurvation. Some factors, such as its high price, its application via an injection directly to the plaque and the possibility of severe complications (fracture of the penis) limit the use of this medication.
– Surgical treatment: For the correction of the penile incurvation, which can even hinder the penetration.