Erectile dysfunction


Less prosthetic penis implants for erectile dysfunction

In one of the first wide-scale studies on the topic, researchers have found that whilst cases of erectile dysfunction have increased significantly since 2001, the use of prostethetic penises as a treatment for the condition has decreased.

Why erectile dysfunction should be treated

But nine of ten men with erectile dysfunction don’t go for treatment, and their reluctance can lead to the late diagnosis of life-threatening diseases. Why don't men go for treatment? And what can be done about it?

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Dr Kenny du Toit is a urologist at Tygerberg hospital and senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University. He is a member of the South African Urological Association and Colleges of Medicine South Africa. He has a keen interest in oncology, kidney stones and erectile dysfunction. Currently he is involved in research on new treatments for prostate cancer and the use of CAT scans in poorly functioning kidneys.

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