Konstantinos Hatzimouratidis

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CONTEXT Erectile dysfunction (ED) and premature ejaculation (PE) are the two most prevalent male sexual dysfunctions. OBJECTIVE To present the updated version of 2009 European Association of Urology (EAU) guidelines on ED and PE. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION A systematic review of the recent literature on the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of ED and PE(More)
CONTEXT Penile curvature can be congenital or acquired. Acquired curvature is secondary due to La Peyronie (Peyronie's) disease. OBJECTIVE To provide clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of penile curvature. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION A systematic literature search on the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of penile curvature was performed.(More)
CONTEXT Erectile dysfunction (ED) after radical prostatectomy (RP) has a significant negative impact on a patient's health-related quality of life. Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5-Is) have recently been utilized not only as a treatment of ED in this population but also as a preventive strategy in penile rehabilitation programs. OBJECTIVE To(More)
CONTEXT Priapism is defined as a penile erection that persists beyond or is unrelated to sexual interest or stimulation. It can be classified into ischaemic (low flow), arterial (high flow), or stuttering (recurrent or intermittent). OBJECTIVE To provide guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of priapism. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION Systematic literature(More)
OBJECTIVE Review the literature on phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5-Is), addressing critical issues in their current and future use, assessing unanswered questions, and identifying research needs. METHODS A MEDLINE search was conducted on PDE5-Is, with emphasis on clinical trials and experience, for interpretation and analysis of their present(More)
PURPOSE We investigated the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity in patients with erectile dysfunction (ED). MATERIALS AND METHODS Consecutive patients who attended an andrology outpatient clinic complaining of ED were recruited for study purposes. ED severity was evaluated by the International Index of Erectile Function erectile function domain score. The(More)
INTRODUCTION Treatment of erectile dysfunction is based on pharmacotherapy for most patients. AIM To review the current data on pharmacotherapy for erectile dysfunction based on efficacy, psychosocial outcomes, and safety outcomes. METHODS A review of the literature was undertaken by the committee members. All related articles were critically analyzed(More)
PURPOSE We present 7 cases of arterial high flow priapism and propose management algorithms for the condition. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 2 children and 5 adults with posttraumatic arterial priapism. Blood gas analysis and color Doppler ultrasonography of the corpora cavernosa confirmed the diagnosis in 4 adults, while 1 patient had already(More)
INTRODUCTION Tadalafil, a long-acting phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, is approved for treating signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and erectile dysfunction (ED); tamsulosin, an alpha-blocker, is approved for treating signs and symptoms of BPH. AIM To determine the effects of tadalafil or tamsulosin on sexual function, including(More)
PURPOSE Patient-centredness should be at the heart of medical education. This longitudinal study aimed to assess possible attitude changes towards patient-centredness in a medical students' cohort as they progressed through the clinical curriculum. It also investigated the possible impact of socio-demographic factors on students' attitudes. METHODS The(More)