Sex life and sexual function in men and women before and after total disc replacement compared with posterior lumbar fusion.

@article{Berg2009SexLA,
  title={Sex life and sexual function in men and women before and after total disc replacement compared with posterior lumbar fusion.},
  author={Svante Berg and Peter Fritzell and Hans T Tropp},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 12},
  pages={987-94}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Sex life and sexual function may be affected by low back pain (LBP). Sexual dysfunction after anterior lumbar fusion is reported in both men and women, but focus is mainly on impaired male biological function (retrograde ejaculation) as this may cause infertility. This has led to concern as to whether anterior surgery should be employed in men, at least in younger age groups. PURPOSE To investigate how chronic low back pain (CLBP) of assumed discogenic origin affects sex… CONTINUE READING

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