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Latest News from the ISSM - March 31, 2017 Member Login
Men Who Lose Penile Length After Prostatectomy Could Regain It Within a Year: Study

New research published in BJU International suggests that men who lose penile length after radical prostatectomy could recover that length within a year of surgery. 

The news could be encouraging for many men, for whom penile length and girth is connected to self-esteem. 

For the study, researchers measured the stretched penile lengths of 102 men who had undergone robot-assisted radical prostatectomy. The measurements took place before surgery and at specific follow-up points over the next two years. 

The penises were shortest ten days after surgery, but length gradually recovered. 

To learn more about the degree of recovery and the authors' thoughts on why the men regained length, please click here.

Save the Date for the 21st World Meeting on Sexual Medicine

We're excited about the ISSM's 21st World Meeting on Sexual Medicine and hope you'll join us in Lisbon, Portugal next year!

The meeting, held in conjunction with the 20th Congress of the European Society for Sexual Medicine,  will be held February 28 – March 3, 2018.

We'll be bringing you the latest updates as they happen.  You can also check the meeting website for the news and details. A preliminary list of scientific program topics is available here.

See you in Lisbon!


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