Hussein M Ghanem

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INTRODUCTION Priapism describes a persistent erection arising from dysfunction of mechanisms regulating penile tumescence, rigidity, and flaccidity. A correct diagnosis of priapism is a matter of urgency requiring identification of underlying hemodynamics. AIMS To define the types of priapism, address its pathogenesis and epidemiology, and develop an(More)
This retrospective study was designed to evaluate the surgical outcome of correction of congenital penile curvature, via multiple vertical incisions in the tunica albuginea using two different types of suture material, simple inverted 2-0 PDS sutures versus Proline 2-0 suture followed by closure with 3-0 vicryl. The study included 45 men with congenital(More)
Erectile dysfunction is a common clinical entity that affects mainly men older than 40 years. In addition to the classical causes of erectile dysfunction, such as diabetes mellitus and hypertension, several common lifestyle factors, such as obesity, limited or an absence of physical exercise, and lower urinary tract symptoms, have been linked to the(More)
INTRODUCTION Recent studies suggest a direct relationship between free testosterone and cavernous vasodilatation. Some men with erectile dysfunction (ED) associated with PADAM (partial androgen deficiency in aging men) might possibly benefit from testosterone undecanoate therapy (TRT). OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy of testosterone undecanoate in(More)
INTRODUCTION The main advantages of semirigid penile prosthesis are simple implantation, ease of use, very low risk of mechanical failure and more financial suitability for patients in developing countries. AIM To evaluate reliability and safety of Tube(R) (Promedon, Cordoba, Argentina) penile prosthesis in the surgical treatment of erectile dysfunction.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of treatment with a combination of clomiphene citrate as an antiestrogen and vitamin E as an antioxidant on the incidence of pregnancy and sperm variables in men with idiopathic oligozoospermia and infertility. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. SETTING The outpatient andrology clinic at a university(More)
INTRODUCTION Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient preferences and values. AIM This narrative review aims to assist the physicians to make informed decisions based on the best available evidence in the area of male infertility and the patients' own preferences and values. METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the most frequently treated male sexual dysfunction worldwide. ED is a chronic condition that exerts a negative impact on male self-esteem and nearly all life domains including interpersonal, family, and business relationships. AIM The aim of this study is to provide an updated overview on currently used and(More)
The objective of this study is to assess the validity of Arabic version of the abridged International Index of Erectile Function among a sample from the Egyptian populace. Two groups were included in this study. Group A included 68 patients complaining of erectile dysfunction (ED) >1 y, who failed oral treatment and accepted intracavernous self-injection.(More)
INTRODUCTION Penile augmentation surgery has become increasingly common though there is no consensus about the management strategy for men with a complaint of small penis. AIM To introduce and evaluate the outcome of a structured management and counseling protocol for patients with a complaint of a small-sized penis. METHODS A structured protocol for(More)