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Erectile Dysfunction & Shock Wave Therapy : Gainswave


Article Full Title Erectile Dysfunction & Shock Wave Therapy
Authors By Dr. Rob Gordon
Summary The primary goal in the management strategy of a patient with ED would be to determine its etiology and cure it when possible, and not just to treat the symptoms alone. One of the new therapeutic strategies is the use of low intensity extracorporeal shockwave (LISW) therapy. The mechanism of shockwave therapy is not completely clear. It is ...

October 3, 2016 – Gainswave

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Low-intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment : European Urology


Article Full Title Low-intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment Improves Erectile Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Authors By Zhihua Lua b, Guiting Lina, Amanda Reed-Maldonadoa, Chunxi Wangb, Yung-Chin Leec and Tom F. Luea
Summary As a novel therapeutic method for erectile dysfunction (ED), low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave treatment (LI-ESWT) has been applied recently in the clinical setting. We feel that a summary of the current literature and a systematic review to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of LI-ESWT for ED would be helpful for physicians who are ...

February 2017, Pages 223-233 – European Urology

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Safety and efficacy of low intensity shockwave : Scielo


Article Full Title Safety and efficacy of low intensity shockwave (LISW) treatment in patients with erectile dysfunction
Authors by Antonio Ruffo, MD, Department of Urology
Summary LISW has a well-documented positive clinical and physiological effect on erectile function. The preliminary data at 1 and 3 months follow-up are very encouraging and indicate a therapeutic success of this second generation technology for treating ED with linear low-intensity shockwaves. We also noticed that this treatment is feasible and easy to...

October 30, 2014; Accepted: April 25, 2015 – Scielo

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Twelve-Month Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy : Sexual Medicine


Article Full Title Twelve-Month Efficacy and Safety of Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction in Patients Who Do Not Respond to Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors
Authors By Amado Bechara, MD, PhD'Correspondence information about the author MD, PhD Amado BecharaEmail the author MD, PhD Amado Bechara, Adolfo Casabé, MD, Walter De Bonis, MD, Pablo Gomez Ciciclia, MD Instituto Medico Especializado, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Summary Effectiveness was assessed according to the International Index of Erectile Function erectile function domain, questions 2 and 3 of the Sexual Encounter Profile, Erection Hardness Scale, and Global Assessment Question scores at baseline and at 3, 6, 9, and 12 months after treatment. Patients were considered responders whenever they showed ...

December 2016Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages e225–e232 – Sexual Medicine

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Shock treatment may improve erectile dysfunction : Reuters


Article Full Title Shock treatment may improve erectile dysfunction
Authors By Lisa Rapaport
Summary An experimental therapy known as low-intensity shock wave treatment might improve erectile dysfunction, particularly for men with only mild to moderate sexual difficulties, a research review suggests. Like popular medications for erectile dysfunction, low-intensity shock wave treatment focuses on the main cause of the problem, which is ...

Thu Jun 30, 2016 | 3:00pm EDT – Reuters

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