Journal article

Predictors of erectile dysfunction after transperineal template prostate biopsy

Jo-Lynn Tan, Nathan Papa, Uri Hanegbi, Ross Snow, Jeremy Grummet, Sarah Mann, Adam Cuthbertson, Mark Frydenberg, Daniel Moon

INVESTIGATIVE AND CLINICAL UROLOGY | KOREAN UROLOGICAL ASSOC | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: To investigate the incidence and possible contributing factors of erectile dysfunction (ED) after transperineal template prostate biopsy (TTPB). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Males undergoing TTPB were prospectively administered a Sexual Health Inventory for Men (SHIM) questionnaire before biopsy and one month after. SHIM questionnaires were repeated at 3- and 9-months for males not receiving interventional treatment. Sexually inactive males were excluded. Interval change in SHIM categories based upon baseline characteristics were evaluated. Multivariable logistic regression models were used to evaluate predictors of change in SHIM score category. RESULTS: A total of 576 males were include..

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