Fibrosis

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 "Verteporfin as a Medical Treatment in Peyronie’s Disease"

—Dr. Trost Commentary and Key Take-home Points— This is a great proof of concept study and goes directly after one of the mechanisms that is thought to contribute to Peyronie’s Disease.  The challenge with a therapy such as this, though, is that often, men are not even aware of the condition until the fibrotic tissue has already …

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