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Latest News from the ISSM - September 6, 2019 Member Login
ISSM Surgical Course Offered in Qatar

The ISSM Global Prosthetic Surgical Outreach Program has planned a live surgical course in Doha, Qatar. 

The course will take place October 31 - November 2, 2019.

Attendees will gain important surgical prosthetic skills for standard procedures in erectile restoration, Peyronie’s disease, and stress urinary incontinence. They will also learn about patient selection and care during all phases of surgery. 

More information on the course, along with links to the schedule and registration web pages, can be found here.  

Implants Have High Satisfaction Rates

Couples rate penile implants highly, with satisfaction rates of at least 90% for 2-piece inflatable, 3-piece inflatable, and malleable types. However, inflatable devices are generally preferred over malleable ones. 

In a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study, researchers polled almost 900 couples. Two-piece and 3-piece implants had satisfaction rates of 96.1% and 99.2% respectively. The satisfaction rate for malleable implants was 90.3%.

For more details on the study, including factors that influenced satisfaction rates, please click here. 

Research Summary: IPP Fungal Infections

Our website's latest research summary discusses the likelihood of fungal infections in men who undergo inflatable penile implant (IPP) procedures. 

"Multicenter Investigation of Fungal Infections of Inflatable Penile Prostheses" by Dr. Martin S. Gross and colleagues was published online in July in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. 

The summary is available here. 

New Journal Editions Now Online!

We're pleased to announce that the September editions of two ISSM journals are now available online. 

Full-text access is included with your ISSM membership!

Click on the links below to see the latest sexual medicine research: 

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