Method and apparatus for treatment of erectile dysfunction with extracorporeal shockwaves

  • US 9,913,748 B2
  • Filed: 10/03/2010
  • Issued: 03/13/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/30/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction, the method comprising:

  • (a) associating a penis with a shockwave generating device within an aqueous environment using a penis treatment coupling assembly comprising;

    a proximal opening and a treatment neck for accepting and retaining the penis for undergoing a shockwave treatment;

    wherein the treatment neck extends from the proximal opening; and

    wherein the treatment neck is aligned with the shockwave generating device; and

    (b) applying a shockwave regimen to the penis wherein the shockwave generating device produces shockwaves that are directed at a focal zone comprising at least a portion of corpus cavernosa of the penis;

    the shockwave generating device utilizing an electrohydraulic or an electromagnetic shockwave generating mechanism.

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