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Journal Of Sexual Medicine Research Into Topical Glyceryl Trinitrate In The Treatment Of Erectile Dysfunction

Background: Current treatment for erectile dysfunction have some limitations Aim: This study evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of MED2005 a 0.2% glyceryl trinitrate topical gel, formulated into an enhanced absorbtion topical delivery system (DermaSys) administered on demand, in the treatment of ED. Read the full article in The Journal Of Sexual Medicine Visit our South […]

New State-Of-The-Art Prostate Diagnostic Service

A new state-of-the-art prostate diagnostic service involving multi-parametric MRI scans is now available at Bristol Urology Associates and South West Andrology. Men with suspected prostate cancer could benefit from less invasive testing Following a recent Internationally reputed study it has been revealed that men with suspected prostate cancer could benefit from less invasive testing. The […]

What is Robotic Surgery?

Raj Persad, Director and Consultant Urologist, talks about using robotic surgery at Southmead Hospital and how new wearable robotic systems could improve access to robot-assisted keyhole surgery in other areas. A team of researchers led by the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is developing a robotic system that can be worn to […]

Da Vinci Robotic Prostatectomy

A minimally invasive surgical procedure, called robotic prostatectomy, uses finely controlled robotic instruments to perform the prostatectomy safely, while enhancing patient recovery and outcome. The da Vinci Surgical System, surgeons operate through just a few small incisions. The da Vinci System features a magnified 3D high-definition vision system and tiny wristed instruments that bend and […]

Peyronie’s Disease Surgery: The Length Preserving Technique

Peyronie’s Disease: This is a condition in which patches of scar tissue (fibrous plaques) develop along the shaft of the penis. This can result in changes in the shape (bending or deformity) of the penis, painful erections and difficulties with having sex (intercourse). The traditional Nesbit operation can lead to penile shortening. Penile shortening does […]

Raj Talks To The Mail About A Urine Test That Can Help Doctors Spot Signs Of Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer is the most common form of cancer found in men in Britain, with 50,000 new cases diagnosed every year. In Britain, prostate cancer claims 10,000 lives each year. The disease is difficult to spot early on, as symptoms tend to develop only when the tumour has grown large enough to put pressure on […]