Happy New Year!
ISSM Job Opening: Methodologist
All of us at the ISSM would like to wish you and your families a very happy, healthy, and prosperous new year!
- Annamaria Giraldi, ISSM President, and the ISSM Board of Directors
Overt Hyperthyroidism Linked to Sexual Dysfunction
We are pleased to announce a job opening with the ISSM.
Applications for the position of Systematic Review Methodologist will be accepted by the ISSM business office until January 31, 2021.
The methodologist will assist the ISSM Executive Committee in creating systematic reviews for the International Consultation on Sexual Medicine.
Please see the complete job description, preferred candidate qualifications, and application instructions here.
New Research: Genital Gender-Affirming Surgery Without Urethral Lengthening
Sexual medicine professionals should screen for hyperthyroidism, the authors of a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine paper recommend.
Their study, a systematic review and meta-analysis involving 320,000 people, found that patients with overt hyperthyroidism are more than twice as likely to have sexual dysfunction compared to the general population.
Get the details here.
A new approach to female-to-male gender affirmation surgery is the subject of our website's latest research summary.
"Genital Gender-Affirming Surgery Without Urethral Lengthening in Transgender Men—A Clinical Follow-Up Study on the Surgical and Urological Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction" by Dr. Garry L.S. Pigot, et al. was first published by the Journal of Sexual Medicine in October.
Read the summary here.