The causes of patient dropout from penile self-injection therapy for impotence.

@article{Mulhall1999TheCO,
  title={The causes of patient dropout from penile self-injection therapy for impotence.},
  author={John P. Mulhall and Andrew E Jahoda and M Cairney and Bram Goldstein and R Leitzes and Jan Woods and Terry Payton and Robert J. Krane and Irwin S. Goldstein},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1999},
  volume={162 4},
  pages={1291-4}
}
PURPOSE Penile self-injection therapy, a second line treatment for erectile dysfunction, is the most efficacious means of reestablishing functional erections when first line therapies fail and the patient wants to avoid penile prosthesis implantation. Despite high efficacy rates, injection therapy has high dropout rates. To our knowledge studies to date analyzing patient attrition have reviewed small numbers of patients followed for only short periods. We elucidate the main reasons for patient… CONTINUE READING

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