A review of the epidemiology and treatment of Peyronie's disease
Authors Ostrowski K, Gannon J, Walsh T
Received 25 June 2015
Accepted for publication 23 December 2015
Published 29 April 2016 Volume 2016:8 Pages 61—70
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Editor who approved publication: Dr Jan Colli
Kevin A Ostrowski, John R Gannon, Thomas J Walsh
Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Introduction: Peyronie’s disease (PD) has significant effect on patients and their partners. We provide a current review of the epidemiology as well as the nonsurgical and surgical treatment of PD.
Materials and methods: Review of literature pertaining to PD with focus on epidemiology and treatment options.
Conclusion: PD is common and likely underreported. The availability of new and highly effective treatment options will catalyze patient awareness and subsequently the prevalence of disease.
Keywords: Peyronie’s disease, erectile dysfunction, review
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