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Transcutaneous Temperature-Controlled Radiofrequency Treatment: Improvement in Female Genital Appearance, Sexual Dysfunction, and Stress Urinary Incontinence.

Aesthet Surg J 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Dermatology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

Background: Transcutaneous temperature-controlled radiofrequency (TTCRF) is an emerging modality for vulvovaginal rejuvenation. Still, the clinical experience with this modality is limited.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of TTCRF in improving female genital appearance, sexual function, and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Read More

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The comparison of sexual function in women with or without experience of female genital circumcision: A case-control study in a Kurdish region of Iran.

Health Care Women Int 2021 Apr 2:1-13. Epub 2021 Apr 2.

Mother and Child Care Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran.

Studies on the sexual consequences of female genital circumcision are controversial. In this article, we intend to compare the sexual function in women with or without experience of circumcision in the Kurdish region of Mahabad in Iran. In this case-control study 550 women completed the demographic and Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) questionnaires. Read More

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Psychological Issues and Sexual Function in Women with Different Infertility Causes: Focus on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

Reprod Sci 2021 Mar 24. Epub 2021 Mar 24.

Clinic Institute of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, Hospital Clinic-Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain.

The objectives of this study are to assess the prevalence of psychological complaints and changes in sexual function in infertile PCOS women compared with patients with other infertility causes (tubal and male infertility factors) and to identify the predisposing factors. An observational study with three cohorts of infertile women was designed including 37 PCOS patients, 36 women with tubal factor, and 31 women with male factor. Clinical history and physical examination were carried out in all patients. Read More

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Effectiveness of Group Counseling with a Client-Centered Approach Based on the GATHER Principles on Sexual Satisfaction in Women with Multiple Sclerosis: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Iran J Med Sci 2021 Mar;46(2):103-111

Department of Social Determinants of Health, Faculty of Midwifery, School of Medicine, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran.

Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most prevalent progressive sensory/neurological disability in young adults, with important psychological consequences. The present study was designed to assess the effectiveness of group counseling with a client-centered approach based on the GATHER principles on sexual satisfaction in women with MS.

Methods: In this clinical trial, conducted from January 2018 to May 2019, in the MS Referral Center of Tehran (Iran), 72 eligible participants were assigned to intervention and control groups (36 in each group) via simple randomization. Read More

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High satisfaction on genital self-perception and sexual function in healthy Norwegian male adolescents.

J Pediatr Urol 2021 Feb 18. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Oslo University Hospital and Institute of Clinical Medicine, Oslo, Norway.

Background: Genital self-perception and self-reported outcome on sexual function represent important information in studies focusing on male adolescents born with a genital malformation. Normal data from an age-matched control group are essential for comparison and more knowledge is needed concerning age after puberty and before entering adulthood.

Objective: To investigate the self-reported outcome on genital perception and sexual outcome of healthy male adolescents aged 16 and 17 years. Read More

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February 2021

A prospective controlled study of sexual function and sexually related personal distress up to 12 months after premenopausal risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.

Menopause 2021 Mar 15. Epub 2021 Mar 15.

School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Gynaecological Oncology Service, Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, Sydney, Australia Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne and The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Gynae-oncology and Dysplasia Unit, The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Basser Center for BRCA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Prince of Wales Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia Gynaecology Research Centre, The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

Objective: Premenopausal risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (RRBSO) may impair sexual function, but the nature and degree of impairment and impact of estrogen therapy on sexual function and sexually related personal distress after RRBSO are uncertain.

Methods: Prospective observational study of 73 premenopausal women at elevated risk of ovarian cancer planning RRBSO and 68 premenopausal controls at population risk of ovarian cancer. Participants completed the Female Sexual Function Index and the Female Sexual Distress Scale-Revised. Read More

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Peyronie's disease may negatively impact the sexual experience of a couple and female sexual function: a single center study.

Transl Androl Urol 2021 Feb;10(2):555-562

Andrology and Urogynecology Clinic, Santa Maria Terni Hospital, University of Perugia, Terni, Italy.

Background: Peyonie's disease (PD) mostly affects males in the fifth decade of life, with a prevalence in the general population ranging between 0.5% and 20.3%. Read More

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February 2021

Is sexual dysfunction associated with periodontal status in perimenopausal women?: A pilot study.

Oral Dis 2021 Mar 4. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Rize, Turkey.

Objective: The current study aimed to investigate the possible relationship between periodontal status and sexual dysfunction in perimenopausal women.

Materials And Methods: This study was conducted on 106 participants. After the evaluation of the sexual functioning of participants with the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI), their periodontal status and decayed-missing-filled teeth (DMFT) were assessed using appropriate indexes and obtained results were recorded for comparisons. Read More

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Assessing sexual function in middle-aged sexually active Spanish women: a community-based study focusing on the intimate partner.

Menopause 2021 Mar 1. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Doctoral Program in Health Sciences at the University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain Department of Nursing, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain.

Objective: This study evaluated sexual function, the influence of the relationship with the intimate partner, and the factors related to sexual function in middle-aged Spanish women.

Methods: The methodology entailed a cross-sectional study of 187 sexually active women aged 40-59 years. The participants were randomly recruited from primary public health care. Read More

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Sexual and mental health of woman suffering from selected connective tissue diseases: an original paper.

Clin Rheumatol 2021 Feb 22. Epub 2021 Feb 22.

Institute of Psychology, The Maria Grzegorzewska University, Warsaw, Poland.

Objectives: The aim of the study was to assess the sexual and mental health of women suffering from connective tissue diseases and to determine the potential interrelationships between the studied clinical variables and sexual and mental health.

Methods: The study was conducted in a group of women with connective tissue diseases. To assess somatic health, we used The Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ-DI), and to assess sexual health, we used the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) and Sexual Satisfaction Questionnaire (KSS). Read More

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February 2021

Sexual Function of Men and Women With Spina Bifida: A Scoping Literature Review.

Sex Med Rev 2021 Feb 16. Epub 2021 Feb 16.

Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Introduction: As most adults with spina bifida are either sexually active or interested in becoming sexually active, providers should understand how spina bifida impacts sexual function and options for treatment.

Objectives: The objective of this study is to summarize the current literature describing how features of spina bifida impact sexual function in men and women, effective available treatment options for sexual dysfunction, and to identify research gaps.

Methods: Searches were conducted in PubMed, CINAHL Complete, PsychInfo, Cochrane Central, Scopus, and Web of Science Core Collection databases using keywords related to spina bifida and sexual function. Read More

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February 2021

Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing measures on the sexual functions of women treated for vaginismus (genitopelvic pain/penetration disorder).

Int Urogynecol J 2021 Feb 19. Epub 2021 Feb 19.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Capa, 34093, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction And Hypothesis: Female sexual function is influenced by the emotional and hormonal state. COVID-19 has been the major global health crisis of our time with high psychosocial impact. Vaginismus is a form of female sexual dysfunction and a subset of genitopelvic pain/penetration disorder in which any form of vaginal penetration is painful or impossible. Read More

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February 2021

Prospective study of sexual function and analysis of risk factors after rectal cancer surgery.

Colorectal Dis 2021 Feb 18. Epub 2021 Feb 18.

Colorectal Unit, Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Arnau de Vilanova Hospital, Valencia, Spain.

Aim: The aim of this study was to assess the evolution of sexual function over time after rectal cancer surgery and to identify risk factors that may have an impact on the deterioration of postoperative function.

Method: This was a prospective cohort study of sexual function after rectal cancer surgery using the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) and Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) preoperatively and at 6 and 12 months after surgery. Predictive factors of worsening were identified by univariate and multivariate analysis. Read More

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February 2021

Impact of biofeedback therapy for pelvic floor-related constipation to improve sexual function.

Gastroenterol Hepatol Bed Bench 2020 ;13(Suppl1):S75-S80

Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Research Center, Research Institute for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of biofeedback therapy on constipation to improve sexual function among the female population with pelvic floor hypertonicity.

Background: It appears that pelvic floor disorder could lead to sexual complaints. Unfortunately, there are few data on the correlation between pelvic floor-related constipation and sexual disorders. Read More

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January 2020

Labia Minora Surgery in the Adolescent Population: A Cross-Sectional Satisfaction Study.

J Sex Med 2021 Mar 31;18(3):623-631. Epub 2021 Jan 31.

University of Montreal, CHU Sainte-Justine, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Background: Labia minora surgeries are gaining popularity and we have limited data available to help counseling patients, especially in the adolescent population.

Aim: This study is meant to assess the complications and satisfaction of patients who had the surgery as adolescent.

Methods: We identified and reviewed all labia minora surgeries performed to address symptoms within the adolescent population from 2006 to 2016. Read More

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Patient-reported sexual function of breast cancer survivors with genitourinary syndrome of menopause after fractional CO2 laser therapy.

Menopause 2021 Feb 1. Epub 2021 Feb 1.

The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH Center for Biostatistics, Department of Biomedical Informatics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Objective: The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate the change in sexual function following treatment with fractional CO2 laser therapy in breast cancer (BC) survivors with genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM).

Methods: A single-arm feasibility study of BC survivors with symptoms of GSM, including dyspareunia and/or vaginal dryness, was conducted. Participants who received three treatments with fractional CO2 laser and 4-week follow-up were contacted for patient-reported outcomes and adverse events at 12 months. Read More

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February 2021

Dyadic Association between Sexual Dysfunction and Sexual Satisfaction: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Heterosexual Couples in Hong Kong.

J Sex Marital Ther 2021 Jan 28:1-23. Epub 2021 Jan 28.

Center for Suicide Research and Prevention, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Substantial evidence has demonstrated that sexual dysfunction is negatively associated with the sexual satisfaction of individuals in a committed heterosexual relationship. However, little is known about their relationship based on couple data, especially in non-Western societies. We extended this study to examine the extent to which men's and women's sexual dysfunction were associated with their own as well as their partners' sexual satisfaction. Read More

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January 2021

Effect of Sexual Esteem and Sexual Communication on the Relationship Between Body Image and Sexual Function in Chinese Heterosexual Women.

Ting Wu Yong Zheng

J Sex Med 2021 Mar 22;18(3):474-486. Epub 2021 Jan 22.

Key Laboratory of Cognition and Personality (Ministry of Education), Southwest University, Chongqing, China. Electronic address:

Background: Sexual self-esteem and communication on sexual issues with a partner contribute greatly to an individual's quality of sex life; however, their effects on the relationship between body image and sexual function are underexplored.

Aim: To test a serial mediating pathway of sexual self-esteem and sexual communication underlying the relationship between body image and sexual function.

Methods: A total of 510 women aged 18-53 years (mean = 28, SD = 5. Read More

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What happens to female sexual function during pregnancy?

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2021 Mar 15;258:265-268. Epub 2021 Jan 15.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY, United Kingdom.

Introduction: Female sexual function remains an under-investigated and neglected topic in medical research. Studies have found a strong association between female sexual dysfunction (FSD) and decreased physical, emotional and overall life satisfaction [1]. Although FSD and the impact it has on quality of life is becoming increasingly recognised, the effect of pregnancy on FSD is relatively under-researched. Read More

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Thyroid Autoimmune Disease-Impact on Sexual Function in Young Women.

J Clin Med 2021 Jan 19;10(2). Epub 2021 Jan 19.

Department of Internal Medicine II, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 300041 Timisoara, Romania.

The important prevalence of autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) in the general population was the main motivation for conducting the present study. The present paper aims to estimate the possible comorbidities related to female sexual dysfunction (FSD) and depression related to AITD. The study group consisted of 320 patients: 250 cases known with untreated AITD, divided into subgroups (euthyroid subgroup, subclinical hypothyroidism subgroup and clinical hypothyroidism subgroup); respectively 70 healthy females in the control group. Read More

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January 2021

Psychometric properties of the Turkish version of the Pregnancy Sexual Response Inventory.

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2021 Jan 21. Epub 2021 Jan 21.

Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Hacettepe University, Samanpazari, 06100, Ankara, Turkey.

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to adapt the Pregnancy Sexual Response Inventory (PSRI) into Turkish and to determine the psychometric properties for pregnant women.

Methods: A total of 139 pregnant women were included in the study. The psychometric features of the questionnaire were analyzed in terms of internal consistency, test-retest reliability, content and criterion validity. Read More

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January 2021

Vulvovaginal atrophy of menopause and its impact on sexual function in an Italian clinical cohort of post-menopausal women.

J Obstet Gynaecol 2021 Feb 12;41(2):290-297. Epub 2021 Jan 12.

University of Rome "Sapienza", Department of Gynaecological-Obstetric Sciences and Urological Sciences, Umberto I Hospital, Rome, Italy.

The aim of current study was to estimate the impact of vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) on sexual function in a clinical population of Italian postmenopausal women. Women aged 45-75 years with at least one VVA symptom completed three questionnaires: Day-to-Day Impact of Vaginal Aging (DIVA), Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) and Female Sexual Distress Scale revised (FSDS-R). A gynaecological examination was performed for VVA confirmation. Read More

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February 2021

Assessment of premature menopause on the sexual function and quality of life in women.

Gynecol Endocrinol 2021 Apr 12;37(4):307-311. Epub 2021 Jan 12.

Research Center for Social Determinants of Health, Jahrom University of Medical Sciences, Jahrom, Iran.

Introduction: Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) is characterized by ending menstruation in women under 40 years of age. It has a significant effect on women's sexuality and mental health and quality of life. This study aimed to evaluate the sexual function and quality of life of premature menopausal women. Read More

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Sexual Practices and Satisfaction among Gay and Heterosexual Men in Romantic Relationships: A Comparison Using Coarsened Exact Matching in a U.S. National Sample.

J Sex Res 2021 Jan 11:1-15. Epub 2021 Jan 11.

The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction and Department of Gender Studies, Indiana University.

Gay men are underrepresented in research on sexual satisfaction. We examined sexual satisfaction and over 50 sexual practices in an online U.S. Read More

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January 2021

Sexual Satisfaction in Men Suffering From Erectile Dysfunction After Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer: An Observational Study.

J Sex Med 2021 02 24;18(2):339-346. Epub 2020 Dec 24.

Department of Urology, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Background: Preservation of erectile function is an important postoperative quality of life concern for patients after robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) for prostate cancer. Although erectile function may recover, many men continue to suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED).

Aim: This study aims to determine whether satisfaction with sexual life improves in patients with ED after RARP and which factors are associated with satisfaction during follow-up. Read More

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February 2021

Health, Sexual Activity, and Sexual Satisfaction.

Dtsch Arztebl Int 2020 Sep;117(39):645-652

Institute of Sex Research, Sexual Medicine & Forensic Psychiatry, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Hamburg, Germany; Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA), Cologne, Germany.

Background: Physical and mental health disorders can markedly affect sexual activity and sexual satisfaction. Until now, there has been a lack of representative data from the German population that could serve as a basis for demonstrating specific links between sexuality and health.

Methods: In the German Health and Sexuality Survey (GeSiD), 4955 men and women in a two-step stratified random sample drawn from local resident registration offices across Germany were surveyed by questionnaire. Read More

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September 2020