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Varicocelectomy is a management option for patients with painful varicocele. In this study, we assessed the effectiveness of varicocelectomy for painful varicocele and examined the factors that might be predictive of outcome. All patients who underwent a varicocelectomy for pain between February 2007 and July 2009 were included. A review of patient medical(More)
INTRODUCTION Mirodenafil is a newly developed oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, currently under investigation as a treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED). AIM We investigated the efficacy and safety of on demand mirodenafil therapy at fixed doses (50 and 100 mg) in Korean men with a broad range of ED. METHODS A multicenter, randomized,(More)
INTRODUCTION Dapoxetine is a short-acting selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor that was recently approved for the on-demand treatment of premature ejaculation (PE). AIM To evaluate the efficacy and safety of dapoxetine 30 mg and 60 mg on demand (prn) in men with PE from the Asia-Pacific region. METHODS This randomized, double-blind, parallel-group,(More)
OBJECTIVES Assess the efficacy and safety of once-daily tadalafil or tamsulosin versus placebo during 12 weeks on lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in Korean men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). METHODS Following a 4-week placebo run-in period, 151 Korean men were randomly assigned to receive once-daily tadalafil 5 mg, tamsulosin 0.2 mg, or(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of enuresis in children of elementary school age, to evaluate the impact of enuresis on these children and their parents, and to identify the methods and effectiveness of managing enuresis. Subjects and methods A randomly selected cross-sectional study was conducted in one elementary school in each urban ward (nine(More)
INTRODUCTION Epidermal inclusion cysts are benign lesions that can develop in any part of the body. However, the finding of an epidermal inclusion cyst in the penis is rare. AIM The aim of this article was to present the management of a case of a penile epidermal inclusion cyst that occurred because of late complications of a penile girth enhancement(More)
INTRODUCTION Clinical trials in male sexual dysfunction (MSD) are expanding. Consequently, there is a need for consensus standards in this area. AIM To develop an evidence-based, state-of-the-art consensus report on standards for clinical trials in MSD. METHODS A literature review was performed examining clinical trials in erectile dysfunction (ED),(More)
AIM To study the effect of rebamipide added to semen samples and cryoprotectant on reactive oxygen species (ROS) production. METHODS Semen samples from 30 fertile and healthy volunteers were collected by masturbation after 2 days approximately 3 days of abstinence. After liquefaction, the specimens were diluted with sperm wash media to a uniform density(More)
INTRODUCTION Udenafil is a newly developed selective phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor for the treatment of men with erectile dysfunction (ED). AIM To evaluate the efficacy of udenafil in treating ED for up to 12 hours after dosing. METHODS This was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, fixed dose design, multicenter study.(More)
This study was undertaken to determine the impact on ejaculatory function of tamsulosin (0.2 mg) given once daily (OD) for 12 weeks and to identify risk factors for ejaculatory dysfunction in patients undergoing this treatment. Males with an International Prostatic Symptom Score (IPSS) ≥8 were enrolled in this study. All participants completed(More)