Men with depression appear to have poor semen quality parameters, including volume, concentration, count, and motility, a study has found. Furthermore, the association between depression and semen quality does not seem to be mediated by oxidative stress.
The width of the spared neurovascular bundle (NVB) is an important indicator of postoperative sexual function after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy for prostate cancer, a recent study has found. These findings point to NVB as an easy intraoperative marker for assessing postoperative outcomes.
Triplet therapy combining androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), docetaxel, and abiraterone-prednisone improves overall survival (OS) in men with de novo metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC), according to results of the phase III PEACE-1 trial presented at ESMO 2021.
The prevalence of erectile dysfunction is significantly higher among men participating in in vitro fertilization (IVF) in order to conceive compared to couples who conceived spontaneously, reveals a recent study. Such occurrence leads to a very high rate of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor use.
Voiding function improves in most patients following urethroplasty, but a few of them experience “lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) failure” while others report urinary quality of life (UQOL) nonresponse, a study has shown.
In men with prostate cancer and concomitant atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), major adverse cardiovascular event (MACE) incidence did not differ between those who were treated with degarelix or leuprolide, according to findings of the PRONOUNCE trial.