sexual dysfunction

Stepwise Approach to Treat Sexual Dysfunction in WomenA stepwise approach ensures that all the potential issues and needs affecting a women’s sexual dysfunction are addressed prior to initiating management strategies.
Hormonal and Pharmaceutical Treatment ApproachesAn integral part of a treatment plan for managing sexual dysfunction in women is the use of hormonal and pharmaceutical agents, a variety of which are available.
Talking about female sexual dysfunction in specific patient populationsFor particular groups of women, reluctance to talk about sexual difficulties may be enhanced by perceived societal judgements and misconceptions.
Talking to women about sexual dysfunction: Just do it!Female sexual dysfunction is not rare. In the United States, 44% of women are reported to experience some form of sexual dysfunction and 12% of these women report distress associated with dysfunction. Despite this high prevalence, many women never talk to their providers about their sexual difficulties or concerns and many providers fail to broach the topic with their patients.
Sexual health and function in pregnancyPhysiologic changes during pregnancy affect the body’s hormonal milieu as well as a woman’s sexual desires, responses, and practices. In this review, we discuss knowledge gaps, the physiology of the female sexual response during pregnancy, types of sexual activity during pregnancy, and existing literature on anatomic and physiologic changes by trimester and postpartum.
Study questions use of pre-op cultures to prevent prosthetic infectionIn this video, Dr. Nicholas Kavoussi sits down with Dr. Arthur L. Burnett, II, of the Urology Times Editorial Council to discuss his 2016 AUA presentation, "Preoperative urine cultures for prosthetic urological surgery: What is the evidence?"
AUA 2016: Experts offer guidance on the meetingTo guide you through the 2016 AUA annual meeting and help maximize your time, Urology Times’ editorial board has reviewed the program to identify the key trends and noteworthy research at this year’s meeting.
Survey reveals why patients discontinue IPP useTen percent of men with penile implants express dissatisfaction with their implant, and 12% either do not use their implant or use it less often than desired, according to data from a patient registry known as PROPPER (Prospective Registry of Outcomes with Penile Prostheses for Erectile Restoration).
Top 5 things to know about “female Viagra”FDA’s long-awaited approval of Addyi (flibanserin) to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women, is significant for the prescribing community.
Chronic sexual pain: a layered guide to evaluation
Chronic sexual pain: a layered guide to evaluationMany advances have been made in understanding the multi-layered causes of sexual pain, and most women can resume or begin satisfying sexual lives after diagnosis and up-to-date treatment.