Apichat Kongkanand

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A study of the prevalence rate of erectile dysfunction (ED) in the Thai population has never been done previously, except for a small study in the hospital. The project was carried out across the whole country, including in the north, south, eastern and central plains, and there were representatives from one small and one large province and the Bangkok(More)
Despite the high frequency of prostate cancer, therapeutic options for advanced disease are limited to chemotherapy, radiation or hormonal therapy and eventually fail in all patients. Therefore, alternative approaches need to be developed. We previously reported that FTY720, a metabolite from Isaria sinclarii, is a unique antitumor agent for an(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of sildenafil citrate (Viagra) in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, flexible-dose study in Thai men with erectile dysfunction of broad-spectrum etiology and more than 6 months' duration. MATERIAL AND METHOD 125 patients aged 26 to 77 years were randomized at 4 centers in Thailand to receive(More)
INTRODUCTION Dapoxetine is a short-acting selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor for treatment of premature ejaculation (PE). AIM To evaluate the efficacy and safety of dapoxetine 30 and 60 mg as needed in Asia-Pacific men with PE. METHODS The study was a prospective, 12-week, open-label study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of flexible-dose(More)
AIM To evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of vardenafil, a phosphodiesterase type-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor, in men of Asian ethnicity with erectile dysfunction (ED). METHODS In this prospective, double-blind, multinational study, Asian men were randomized to receive vardenafil (10 mg) or placebo (4:1 ratio) for 12 weeks. The primary efficacy variables were(More)
OBJECTIVE Assess safety and efficacy of 10-mg prolonged-release alfuzosin (Xatral XL) in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) patients with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). MATERIAL AND METHOD A multicenter observational study looking at safety by adverse events (AEs) incidence, efficacy by changes in International Prostate Symptom Score (I-PSS),(More)
The aim of the study was to investigate the safety and efficacy of apomorphine SL (apo SL) 2 and 3 mg, using a dose-optimisation regime in 110 Asian men with erectile dysfunction (ED) during a 10-week open-label study. Based on daily diaries kept by each patient, 63% showed an improvement in their sexual life. Patient responses to the International Index(More)
A multicenter study conducted in 5 trial centers, for the safety and efficacy of transurethral alprostadil (Pellet) in 90 subjects. The end results show quite good and the product was satisfactory and safe for all ages. Although there are multiple side effects that seemed to discourage the participants and caused them to dropout, MUSE does work but needs(More)
Eighteen augmentation cystoplasties and 18 substitution cystoplasties were performed during the last 10 yrs. The indications for augmentation cystoplasty were tuberculous cystitis, interstitial cystitis, detrusor hyperreflexia, and a poor compliant neuropathic bladder. The indications for substitution cystoplasty were a neuropathic bladder and carcinoma of(More)
Men's health awareness, including the research and study of quality of life, sexual desires and risk factors, has increased worldwide. In Thailand, this advancement is made possible by cooperation, research and sponsorship from the local Thai community. This article aims to illustrate the sexual attitudes of Thai people, to determine the degree of erectile(More)