Impotence in men results from a variety, and at times a mixture, of physiological and psychological conditions with a common feature being inability to maintain erection of the penis for a sufficient length of time to complete sexual intercourse. Normally, sexual arousal in healthy males results in the retention of blood in venous sinuses which extend along the length of the sides of the penis corpus cavernosa, FIG. Numerous non-surgical devices and techniques have been proposed to manage this problem. Some men with impotence are able to achieve an erection, but are unable to maintain it. In others, it is necessary to draw blood into the penis with an apparatus producing vacuum suction described by: Witherington, R.
Tissue response to applied loading using different designs of penile compression clamps
The Israeli made, PrePex male circumcision ring is designed to assist in the removal of foreskin by stopping the blood flow to the region, subsequently killing off the skin cells on the tip of the member. The dead foreskin can later be easily removed. The circumcision ring was set to be introduced at clinics and hospitals in South Africa next year as part of a Department of Health program to administrate 4. The boycott was initiated by the Cosatu trade union federation. Join us! A message from the Editor of Times of Israel David Horovitz The Times of Israel covers one of the most complicated, and contentious, parts of the world. Determined to keep readers fully informed and enable them to form and flesh out their own opinions, The Times of Israel has gradually established itself as the leading source of independent and fair-minded journalism on Israel, the region and the Jewish world.
US5336157A - Penile clamp for impotence - Google Patents
Background: Penile compression devices PCD or clamps are applied to compress the urethra and prevent urinary incontinence UI. PCDs are more secure and less likely to leak than pads, allowing men the opportunity to participate in short-term, vigorous activities. However, they are uncomfortable, can cause pressure ulcers PU and affect penile blood flow. No objective assessment of tissue health has been undertaken to assess and compare different PCD designs and to provide guidance on safe use.
Penis captivus is a rare occurrence during sexual intercourse when the muscles in the vagina clamp down on the penis much more firmly than usual, making it impossible for the penis to be withdrawn from the vagina. According to a article in the British Medical Journal , this condition was unknown in the twentieth century,  but a subsequent letter to the same journal reported an apparent case of penis captivus in Scanzoni's patient was "a completely healthy young woman, married for six months".