Update on the Sexual Impact of Treatment for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Bell JR, Laborde E. Curr Urol Rep. 2012 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]


Department of Urology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA, 70121, USA, jbell@ochsner.org.


There is an established link between lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and erectile dysfunction (ED). The medical and surgical management of LUTS can affect erectile function (EF), cause ejaculatory dysfunction (EjD) or affect libido. This article will review the effects of these therapies on sexual function.