Impotence & Erectile Dysfunction Evaluation & Treatment
There are many new treatment options for impotence as well as more traditional options. The best treatment for a particular patient depends on careful evaluation of the patient. Impotence can be a sign of other significant medical issues including vascular disease, neurologic issues, injuries, prostate cancer as well as other significant problems. Patients require careful evaluation by their Physician. Physicians at Associated Medical Professionals of NY are trained in the evaluation and treatment options for patients with both mild and complicated disease states. Evaluation requires a careful history of both, medical issues as well as sexual health issues and a complete urologic and neurologic physical examination with review of medications, previous procedures, and also evaluation of any medical conditions and assessment of the efficacy treatment. Further evaluation of erectile dysfunction and impotence may include laboratory studies such as blood work, Doppler Ultrasound studies to assess the penile blood flow. Treatment options can include oral PDE-5 inhibitors such as Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, and Staxyn, intraurethral treatment options such as Muse, intercavernosal injections, vacuum assist device, penile prostheses including inflatable penile prosthesis for surgical options.