Article Abstract

Pro: does shockwave therapy have a place in the treatment of Peyronie’s disease?

Authors: Eric Chung


Peyronie’s disease (PD) is an often debilitating psychosexual condition characterized by the presence of penile pain, deformity and plaque(s), with ensuing erectile dysfunction (ED) (1). While the natural history of PD remains controversial, and no one truly knows the underlying pathophysiology of PD (2,3), it is accepted that in 50% of men with PD, the disorder is progressive (1,4).