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Latest News from the ISSM - June 22, 2018 Member Login
Most Older Adults Consider Sex to Be Important

In a recent poll of older adults, about 75% of respondents deemed sex to be important for romantic relationships. 

The National Poll on Healthy Aging included 1,002 men and women aged 65 to 80 living in the United States. 

Seventy-two percent of the participants were in romantic relationships, and 40% reported being sexually active. 

While 65% of all respondents said they were interested in sex, the percentages of those who were "extremely or very interested" was quite different for men and women. Half the men expressed this level of interest, but only 12% of the women did. 

The survey also addressed overall sexual satisfaction, the use of medications and supplements for sexual problems, and conversations about sex in medical and non-medical contexts. 

Please see further details here.  

New Videos in the VJPU!

If you haven't seen the Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology (VJPU) lately, we recommend that you do! 

Several new videos have been added over the last few months. Topics include the following:

  • Peyronie's disease
  • Penile implants
  • Artificial urinary sphincters
  • Procedures to lengthen the penis
  • Procedures to reduce penis and scrotum size
  • Revision surgery
  • Making your own surgical videos

The VJPU provides surgeons with a wealth of practical information on prosthetic urology, focusing particularly on sexual medicine. Please click here to see all the available videos.

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