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Latest News from the ISSM - August 31, 2018 Member Login
Shock Wave Therapy for ED Might Lose Effectiveness Over Time

Low-intensity shock wave therapy (LIST) may help men with ED in the short term, but long-term results are mixed, according to new research. 

The study involved 156 men with ED who received 9 weeks of LIST. One month following treatment, 64% were responding. But 24 months later, just over half of the responders still had positive outcomes. 

Men with severe ED at baseline and those with diabetes were the least likely to respond at the 24-month follow-up point. 

Shock wave therapy is still an experimental treatment with inconsistent protocols and outcomes, experts say. 

More details, including the authors' thoughts on why these results occurred, are available here. 

The ISSM Find A Provider Tool Helps Patients Find Your Practice!

Did you know your ISSM membership includes a listing in our Find a Provider tool?

This directory allows patients to find sexual medicine specialists in their local area. It is searchable by name, organization, city, state, and country.

It's easy to create a listing:

  • Log in to the Members Only section of the ISSM website. (If you're not an ISSM member, consider joining today!)
  • Click on the My ISSM link and choose My ISSM Profile.
  • Update your profile information and complete the Fields for the Find a Provider section.
  • Make sure the Publish My Data in the Search Provider Tool field is set to yes.

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