Epidydymal Sperm Aspiration – MESA

Epidydymal Sperm Aspiration – MESA Obstructive Azoospermia is the complete absence of sperm in the ejaculate due to obstruction in the male reproductive tract. Though this number is close to 40%, the number of people having unreconstructable Azoospermia is also quite significant. This is helped by the ICSI procedure with advanced techniques like Microsurgical Epidydymal…

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Psychogenic Erectile Dysfunction – A myth or reality?

Psychogenic Erectile Dysfunction – A myth or reality? It would surprise the regular guy if I told him that till the first half of the 20thcentury, the Etiology of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) was primarily attributed to a variety of Psychogenic reasons. Our current understanding of both organic and psychological factors was not always the popular…

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Sperm Mapping in Unobstructive Azoospermia

Sperm Mapping in Unobstructive Azoospermia What is Sperm Mapping and how does it help? Sperm Mapping or extended FNA mapping (done in Unobstructive Azoospermia cases) is a minimally invasive day care technique that helps in identifying the location of the sperm. This technique was popularized by Paul Turek, MD of the Turek clinic in USA.…

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Mindfulness for Sexual Problems

Mindfulness for Sexual Problems When couples or individuals present to the clinic with sexual dysfunction, after biopsychosocial assessment, sometimes along with medication psychosexual therapy may be advocated. An important tool that is employed by the treating physician could be mindfulness. What is Mindfulness? When an individual thinks about sensations and responds to thoughts about the sensations…

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What is Peyronie’s Disease?

What is Peyronie’s Disease? Peyronie’s disease is a connective tissue disorder affecting the penis. It mainly affects the fibrous sheath covering the penis, namely the tunica albuginea. Sometimes it can affect the vascular cylinders which carry the blood, the septum of the corpora cavernosa. Cause of peyronie’s disease: The cause of Peyronie’s disease still remains…

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Psychosexual therapy for Sexual problems in couples

Psychosexual therapy for Sexual problems in couples Psychosexual therapy though employing many aspects used in mental health differs from it by incorporating specific techniques aimed at targeting men and women with sexual dysfunctions. As Leiblum eloquently quotes “sex therapy is not a cookbook exercise” and hence involved multiple variables which control patient care. Events that…

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