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About drelist

Dr. Elist (James J. Elist, M.D.,F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.), has been in private practice in Beverly Hills, California since 1982 specializing in Urology. Dr Elist ‘s major interests (sub specialties) include impotency, male sexual dysfunction, infertility and Male Enhancement Procedures(Penile Enlargement and Testicular Enlargement).

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Aug

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First Penis Transplantation In United States

Published: August 12, 2016

First Penis Transplantation In United States The very first penis transplantation or “gentitourinary vascularized composite allograft” (GUVCA), has been successfully performed in the United States on a 65 year old male, Thomas Manning from Massachusetts. Here is a brief account of this huge milestone in the field of genital surgery. Penile Transplant Case Study In … Continue reading First Penis Transplantation In United States

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Aug

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Low Testosterone Levels And Risk Of Developing Rheumatoid Arthritis

Published: August 11, 2016

Low Testosterone Levels And Risk Of Developing Rheumatoid Arthritis Sex hormones plays an important role in the development of various metabolic and inflammatory conditions. For example, according to a new study reported in the peer reviewed journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (1), investigators suggested that low testosterone levels are associated with a higher risk … Continue reading Low Testosterone Levels And Risk Of Developing Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Aug

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Maternal Beef Consumption And Effect On Spermatogenesis In Male Child

Published: August 10, 2016

Maternal Beef Consumption And Effect On Spermatogenesis In Male Child Maternal diet and lifestyle is believed to influence the health and wellness in the offspring. Various research and clinical studies indicates that high consumption of certain drugs or exposure to environmental toxins during pregnancy can interfere with the fetal growth and well-being (1). In some … Continue reading Maternal Beef Consumption And Effect On Spermatogenesis In Male Child

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Aug

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Penile Traction Therapy

Published: August 9, 2016

Penile Traction Therapy Traction therapy has a number of applications in the field of medicine. For example, healthcare providers have successfully used traction therapy in the management of musculoskeletal issues such as management of bone fracture, defects of bone mineral density, restoration of muscle mass, management of soft tissue injuries, spinal surgeries, elongation of skin … Continue reading Penile Traction Therapy

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Aug

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Vacuum Erection Devices

Published: August 8, 2016

Vacuum Erection Devices Vacuum erection devices, (also referred to as VED), is a noninvasive method of managing erectile dysfunction in men. There are various types of VEDs but one should only use those which are available via prescriptions. Each VED typically consists of these component: A chamber or cylinder which is placed on the penis … Continue reading Vacuum Erection Devices

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Aug

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Are Today’s Men Less Fertile?

Published: August 5, 2016

Are Today’s Men Less Fertile? Renowned investigators from all over the world attended the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Annual Conference and debated on an important question; “is it true that a young man today is more likely to face fertility problems than his father?” And the answer unfortunately is affirmative. Less Fertile … Continue reading Are Today’s Men Less Fertile?

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Aug

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Female To Male Transmission Of Zika Virus

Published: August 4, 2016

Female To Male Transmission Of Zika Virus The cases of Zika virus infection and resulting complications on fetal well-being made headline news earlier this year. Investigators identified that Zika viral particles can cross placenta and blood brain barrier to cause a multitude of congenital anomalies in the baby such as microcephaly and neural defects (1). … Continue reading Female To Male Transmission Of Zika Virus

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Aug

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Frenulum Breve And Frenuloplasty – What Should You Know About It?

Published: August 3, 2016

Frenulum Breve And Frenuloplasty – What Should You Know About It? Frenulum is a small band of elastic tissue that serves as a connecting and retractile bond between foreskin and glans of penis. Under normal circumstances, this tissue is long enough to permit necessary retraction of foreskin (to allow frenulum to coil back under the … Continue reading Frenulum Breve And Frenuloplasty – What Should You Know About It?

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Aug

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How To Diagnose Urinary Incontinence

Published: August 2, 2016

How To Diagnose Urinary Incontinence Inability to hold your urine due to sphincter or bladder related issues can lead to a wide variety of embarrassing situations. In addition, it also makes it difficult for you to continue your personal or professional relationships as there is a frequent need to rush to the bathroom. People who … Continue reading How To Diagnose Urinary Incontinence

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Aug

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10 Alarming Signs Of Low Testosterone Levels

Published: August 1, 2016

10 Alarming Signs Of Low Testosterone Levels According to latest estimates reported by the Urology Care Foundation, about 4 of 10 males over the age of 45 years have low testosterone levels (also clinically referred to as hypogonadism). Unfortunately, the diagnosis of hypogonadism is delayed in most cases since most symptoms are non-specific, such as … Continue reading 10 Alarming Signs Of Low Testosterone Levels

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