Recent advances in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Department of Urology, Weill-Cornell Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.
Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.
Department of Urology, Tulane Medical School, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
- Published Article
Postgraduate Medical Journal
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is one of the most common conditions affecting middle-aged and older men. Nearly every primary care physician, internist and geriatrician will be called upon to manage this condition or to make referrals to urologists, endocrinologists and cardiologists who will assist in the treatment of ED. This article will briefly discuss the diagnosis and management of ED. In addition, emerging concepts in ED management will be discussed, such as the use of testosterone to treat ED, the role of the endothelium in men with ED and treating the partner of the man with ED. Finally, future potential therapies for ED will be discussed.
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