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2013-11-19 12:29:20

Largest Prospective, Multi-Year, Physician-Led Registry Advances Understanding of Real-World Satisfaction with Penile Prostheses MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems(®) (AMS), Inc. an Endo Health Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDP) subsidiary and leading provider of devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced the enrollment of the 500th patient in the largest multi-year, prospective global registry study of penile prosthetic...

2012-06-19 02:27:31

NEW YORK, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Historically, low testosterone in men was commonly blamed for the inability to achieve and sustain an erection and hormone replacement therapy was considered the fix. Today, however, significant progress has been made in diagnosing the causes of erectile dysfunction (ED) and targeting the right treatment method for individual men. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120619/NY26458) The hormone testosterone is responsible for the...

2012-06-12 23:01:08

As many as one in two men will experience erectile dysfunction. Male infertility and sexual dysfunction expert explains that in most cases erectile dysfunction is physical, not psychological. He urges men to get medical help as the condition can often be a precursor to other serious medical problems. Stanford, Calif. (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 To support National Men´s Health Week, Michael Eisenberg, MD, director of the Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery program at Stanford´s...

2012-01-23 08:50:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Erectile dysfunction (ED) (http://www.urologicalcare.com/) and erection problems are estimated to affect more than 30 million men in the U.S. Characterized by difficulty achieving or maintaining erections, the often embarrassing issue is the result of decreased blood flow to the penis caused by a range of health factors including diabetes, prostate cancer treatment, trauma, and medication. Great strides have been made in the treatment of...

2011-07-16 00:00:37

Dr. Joel Gelman, Director of the Center for Reconstructive Urology, located at UC, Irvine Medical Center, is a leading expert in male urologic reconstruction. According to Dr. Gelman, when there is the loss of penile, urethral, or scrotal tissues, skin and structures from other parts of the body and be transferred to the area of loss to restore function. Orange, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 A California woman is accused of drugging her husband, tying him to the bed, then cutting off his penis...

2011-06-15 08:45:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (NASDAQ: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, announced today the commencement of a major global registry of penile prosthetic outcomes. The registry, entitled PROPPER (Prospective Registry of Outcomes with Penile Prosthesis for Erectile Restoration), is led by a team of prominent urologists seeking to better characterize patient...

2011-03-18 15:27:00

NEW YORK, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medications such as Viagra, Cialis and Levitra typically restore erectile function in about 65 percent of men. "The remaining 35 percent of erectile dysfunction sufferers who do not respond well to oral therapy are ideal candidates for inflatable penile prosthesis implantation," said Dr. J. Francois Eid, director of Advanced Urological Care in New York City. Other options such as penile injection therapy, external vacuum devices and the urethral...

2011-03-01 14:39:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the director of Advanced Urological Care, and Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at Weill/Cornell Medical College in New York City, Dr. J. Francois Eid has performed over 4,000 penile implant surgeries, more than any other surgeon in the world. His practice is dedicated to erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence treatment, with unparalleled expertise in Internal Penile Pump (IPP), or Penile Prosthesis. (Logo:...

2011-02-24 08:00:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced the full U.S. launch of its new Conceal(TM) Low Profile Reservoir, an enhancement to the already market-leading AMS 700® three-piece inflatable penile prosthesis for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). The Conceal reservoir is compatible with...

2010-06-29 15:12:00

NEW YORK, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolstering the argument for penile implants and against medications for erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a study in the Archives of Otolaryngology, research showed that men who took ED drugs had double the risk of developing hearing problems. Currently, the Food and Drug Administration already requires these medications to carry a warning about the risk of hearing loss, but the current research only adds to the concerns over the side effects of these...