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Although PDE5 inhibitors are the first line of therapy for men with erectile dysfunction (ED), patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are often refractory to this treatment. Chronic inflammation resulting from T2D contributes to the development of ED and curcumin, a natural anti-inflammatory compound, has recently been shown to have an effect on erectile function; however it is a molecule that exhibits poor oral bioavailability. To overcome this obstacle we designed a transdermal drug delivery system using nanoparticles to release curcumin (curc-NP) into the systemic blood circulation.
There is a critical need for a minimally invasive treatment for symptomatic BPH, that does not adversely impact sexual function. Prostate artery embolization (PAE) is a new, FDA-approved treatment that significantly reduces symptom burden in patients with BPH, particularly in patients with larger prostate glands. We evaluated the impact of PAE on erectile and ejaculatory function in patients undergoing PAE at our center.
Obesity is a component of metabolic syndrome, which influences erectile dysfunction, lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), and response to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) treatment. We assessed the effect of obesity on voiding and sexual function parameters in men treated with convective radiofrequency thermal therapy, Rezum (REZ), for LUTS/BPH and compared results between obese (BMI > 30) and non-obese subjects.