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Ejaculatory Dysfunction

  • Pandiyan Natarajan
  • Shah Dupesh Khan
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Abstract

While erectile dysfunction has received much-needed publicity, ejaculatory disorders are far more common and affect over 30% of men in the age group of 40–80 years [1–3]. Ejaculatory dysfunction encompasses a spectrum of conditions, namely, premature ejaculation (PE), delayed ejaculation (DE) and anejaculation (AE) that includes retrograde ejaculation (RE). Due to the lack of standardized definitions for these problems, the clinical diagnosis and management strategies for ejaculatory dysfunctions are somewhat arbitrary. Ejaculatory dysfunction not only affects a man’s sexual health but can also interfere with his fertility when conception is desired, thereby resulting in significant distress for both partners [4].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pandiyan Natarajan
    • 1
  • Shah Dupesh Khan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Reproductive Medicine, Chettinad Super Speciality HospitalChettinad Academy of Research and EducationChennaiIndia
  2. 2.The Metromale Clinic and Fertility CenterChennaiIndia

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