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Latest News from the ISSM - November 27, 2012 Member Login
ISSM Members Receive 40% Discount from Wiley & Sons

From now until January 11, 2013, ISSM members can receive 40% off almost all Wiley print book titles in a variety of subject areas, including cooking, psychology, engineering, and leadership, The discount also applies to the "For Dummies" titles. 

To get your discount, start your shopping by clicking here.  When you check out, just enter the discount code HAP12 in the promotion code box.

Discounted Practice Websites with Your ISSM Membership

ISSM members may receive a 50% discount on medical website design fees from Healthcommunities.com, the firm that designs and manages the ISSM site. This discount applies to the "Running Start" or "One-of-a-Kind" designs. ISSM members who already have websites through Healthcommunities are eligible to receive a free upgrade to the "Premier" subscription package.

Please click here to learn more about Healthcommunities’ medical practice website services.

Kidney Removal and ED

Men who have a radical nephrectomy (complete kidney removal) are more likely to develop erectile dysfunction (ED) after surgery than those who have a partial nephrectomy (partial kidney removal).

American researchers published these findings in the British Journal of Urology International in July.

Using the International Index of Erectile Function, the researchers assessed pre- and post-operative erectile function in two groups of men. One group underwent a radical nephrectomy; the other had partial kidney removal.

About 30% of the radical nephrectomy participants developed erectile dysfunction. For those who had a partial nephrectomy, this rate was 10%.

Overall, the researchers concluded that men who have a radical nephrectomy are 3.5 times more likely to develop ED than their counterparts who have a partial nephrectomy.

Please click here to learn more about this study,

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