publication . Article . 2019

Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials that assess the efficacy of low-intensity shockwave therapy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction

Jeffrey D. Campbell; Bruce J. Trock; Adam R. Oppenheim; Ifeanyichukwu Anusionwu; Ronak A. Gor; Arthur L. Burnett;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2019 Journal: Therapeutic Advances in Urology, volume 11 (issn: 1756-2872, eissn: 1756-2880, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
Abstract
Background: The aim of this study was to perform a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that evaluate the efficacy of low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy (LiESWT) for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). Materials and methods: A comprehensive search of PubMed, Medline , and Cochrane databases was performed from November 2005 to July 2018. RCTs evaluating efficacy of LiESWT in the treatment of ED were selected. The primary outcomes were the mean difference between treatment and sham patients in the International Index of Erectile Function-Erectile Function (IIEF-EF) domain score 1 month after treatment, and the mean change in II...
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free text keywords: IIEF, Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology, randomized trials, RC870-923, low-intensity extracorporeal shock wave therapy, Meta-Analysis, erectile dysfunction
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publication . Article . 2019

Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials that assess the efficacy of low-intensity shockwave therapy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction

Jeffrey D. Campbell; Bruce J. Trock; Adam R. Oppenheim; Ifeanyichukwu Anusionwu; Ronak A. Gor; Arthur L. Burnett;