Epidemiology

Summary of “Pathophysiology and Future Therapeutic Perspectives for Resolving Fibrosis in Peyronie’s Disease”

***Trost Commentary and Key Take-Home Points*** The current review article discusses some of the complexities of the process by which Peyronie’s Disease leads to penile fibrosis and scarring. The key take home point is that, to date, there are no good treatments which have been shown to prevent the progression of Peyronie’s Disease scarring. Although …

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Summary of "Peyronie’s Disease is Common in Poorly Controlled Diabetics but is not Associated with Metabolic Syndrome"

—Dr. Trost’s Commentary and Key Take-home Points— The current study provides some additional valuable information on conditions associated with Peyronie’s Disease.  Specifically, the authors found that diabetes is clearly correlated with the condition, but other diagnoses, including hypertension, obesity, high cholesterol, smoking, or metabolic syndrome are not clearly associated.  Although this information is not new, …

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