Penile Curvature

Summary of Key Studies from the Sexual Medicine Society Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America concluded on 10/27/2019.  This is the largest and most respected sexual medicine society in North America and includes the greatest authorities on sexual medicine.  There were several abstract that were presented at the meeting that relate to Peyronie’s Disease, and our objective with this …

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Summary of "How Atypical Penile Curvature Influence Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Peyronie’s Disease Receiving Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Therapy?"

—Dr. Trost Commentary and Key Take-home Points—  The current manuscript evaluates the efficacy of Xiaflex in improving curvature in men with less common deformities, including those with downward curvatures, hourglass deformity, or decreased penile length.  Not surprisingly, results showed that the therapy is indeed able to improve curvature in these conditions as well.  In our own experience, we …

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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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