Key Features

  • Encompasses the very latest developments in the field, thanks to an especially brief production schedule.
  • Discusses the neuroanatomy and physiology of male and female sexual response, and evaluates the role of factors such as hormones, diabetes, hypertension, and depression in causing sexual dysfunction.
  • Explores new oral therapies for male and female sexual dysfunction · new therapies for ejaculation dis¬orders, including rapid ejaculation · MUSE and intracavernosal therapies · vacuum devices, gels, injections, and penile implants · gene therapy · and future directions in treatment.
  • Presents specially commissioned computer graphics and full-color illustrations that make pathophysiology and treatment principles easy to understand.

Table of Contents

1. Neuroanatomy and physiology of male sexual response

2. Neuroanatomy and physiology of female sexual response

3. Psychological influences of male and female sexual function

4. The ejaculatory response

5. Pathophysiology of male ED

6. Pathophysiology of FSD

7. Androgens in male sexual physiology

8. Diabetes and ED

9. Hypertension and ED

10. Depression and ED/FSD

11. Current oral therapies for male ED and FSD

12. New oral therapies for male ED and FSD

13. New therapies for ejaculation disorders, including rapid ejaculation

14. MUSE and intracavernosal therapies

15. Vacuum devices and penile implants

16. The role of psychotherapy for male and female sexual dysfunction

17. Gene therapy and future developments


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Mosby Ltd.
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About the authors

Allen Seftel

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Urology and Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

Harin Padma-Nathan

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Urology, Department of Urology, University of Southern California and Director, Male Clinic, Beverly Hills, CA

Christopher McMahon

Affiliations and Expertise

Genito-Urinary Physician, Director of the Australian Centre for Sexual Health, St. Luke's Hospital Complex, Sydney, Australia

Francois Giuliano

Affiliations and Expertise

Urologist, Associate Professor of Therapeutics, Department of Urology, Academic Hopital Bicetre, Le Kremlin Bicetre, Cedex, France

Stanley Althof

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Urology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH