FP Essentials™

Male Genitourinary Conditions

Edition #403 | December 2012

Cover: FP Essentials #403 Male Genitourinary Conditions

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  • Summarize the current recommendations for prostate cancer screening.
  • Cite indications for referral to a urology subspecialist for prostate biopsy for cancer detection.
  • Describe prostate cancer treatment recommendations based on staging.
  • Describe the presentation and differential diagnosis of acute and chronic testicular pain.
  • Diagram an approach to the patient with acute scrotal pain and swelling.
  • Summarize the management of acute and chronic epididymitis.
  • Discuss the major risk factors for erectile dysfunction (ED).
  • Summarize an approach to ED evaluation.
  • Describe the use and potential side effects of currently available phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors.
  • Summarize the diagnostic approach to a patient with lower urinary tract symptoms.
  • Cite the treatment options for patients based on the American Urological Association Symptom Index and bother score.
  • Summarize the evaluation and management of patients with prostatitis.

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