Changes in sexual behavior after orthopedic replacement of hip or knee in elderly males—a prospective study

@article{Nordentoft2000ChangesIS,
  title={Changes in sexual behavior after orthopedic replacement of hip or knee in elderly males—a prospective study},
  author={Tyge Nordentoft and Jesper Schou and John M. Carstensen},
  journal={International Journal of Impotence Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={12},
  pages={143-146}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate two questions: Does arthroplastic surgery affect the patient’s status as being sexually active; and if patients are sexually active, does surgery affect their erectile function? The study was designed prospectively and the patients filled in a questionnaire concerning sexuality and erectile function before and 6 months after alloplastic hip- or knee surgery. Ninety-nine males were included, mean age 70.6 y. The results demonstrate that 17% of patients… CONTINUE READING