Shockwave Therapy Clinical Evidence, Research Papers and Books

Explore the wealth of clinical evidence and research papers on Shockwave Therapy (ESWT).

Discover recommended reading materials, including informative books and studies that delve into the efficacy of Shockwave Therapy for a range of conditions.

Dive into the latest findings and ongoing clinical trials focusing on erectile dysfunction (ED), chronic prostatitis (male pelvic pain), and Peyronie’s disease.

Stay informed and gain valuable insights into the potential benefits of Shockwave Therapy through our curated collection of evidence-based resources.

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Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Research

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome in Males: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study
September 2009

Efficacy of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
Aug 2013

Low-energy Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: Finally, the Magic Bullet?
March 2009

Effect of radial shock wave on chronic pelvic pain syndrome/chronic prostatitis
September 2018

Peyronie’s Disease Research

A First Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial Evaluating Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for the Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease
2009

Objective and subjective changes in patients with Peyronie‘s disease after management with shockwave therapy
December 2014

Our Experience on the Association of a New Physical and Medical Therapy in Patients Suffering from Induratio penis plastica
February 1999, European Urology Mirone: Erectile Dysfunction

Therapeutic advances in the treatment of Peyronie’s disease
2015, American Society of Andrology and European Academy of Andrology

Peyronie’s disease the Plymouth experience of extracorporeal shockwave treatment
2001, BJU International 849

Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease by Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy: Evaluation of Our Preliminary Results
October 1999, Journal of Endourology, Mary Ann Liebert Inc.

Shockwave Therapy as First-Line Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease: A Prospective Study
January/February 2005, Journal of Endourology

Peyronie’s disease and low intensity shock wave therapy: Clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction rate in an open-label single arm prospective study in Australian men
October 2015, Korean Journal of Urology, Eric Chung, AndroUrology Centre

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Research

Can Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Improve Erectile Dysfunction? A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study
December 2015

Evaluation of Clinical Efficacy, Safety and Patient Satisfaction Rate After Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for the Treatment of Male Erectile Dysfunction: An Australian First Open-Label Single-Arm Prospective Clinical Trial
April 2015

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy in the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo Controlled Study
June 2014

Low-intensity shock wave therapy for erectile dysfunction and the influence of disease duration
February 2019

Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy (LiST) for Erectile Dysfunction: Is It Safe for Patients on Anticoagulant Medication?
June 2019

A systematic review of the long-term efficacy of low-intensity shockwave therapy for vasculogenic erectile dysfunction
March 2019

Clinical studies on low intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
February 2019

Comparison of two low-intensity ESWT protocols in patients with erectile dysfunction

Determinants of Early Response to Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwaves for the Treatment of Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction: An Open-Label, Prospective Study
July 2019

In Situ Activation of Penile Progenitor Cells With Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Low-intensity shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction: the effect of energy-flux density level and frequency of sessions per week

Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials that assess the efficacy of low-intensity shockwave therapy for the treatment of erectile dysfunction

The predictor of low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy to convert non-responder to responder of phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors in patients with erectile dysfunction

The role of low-intensity shock wave therapy on erectile dysfunction

Low Intensity Shock Wave Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction-How Long Does the Effect Last?

Comparison of two low-intensity ESWT protocols in patients with erectile dysfunction

Development of an evidence-based protocol for the application of low-intensity shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction: comparison of two treatment protocols and the impact of repeating treatment

Efficacy of low-intensity shock wave therapy for the treatment of ED in diabetic patients : a Pooled analysis

Efficient promotion of autophagy and angiogenesis by combination therapy with low-energy shockwaves and mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of erectile dysfunction

Efficiency Assessment of Shock Wave Therapy in Patients with Pelvic Pain Employing Harmonic Analysis of Penile Bioimpedance

Low intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction: a study in an Indian population
February 2015, The Canadian Journal of Urology

Low-intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Treatment Improves Erectile Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
2016 European Association of Urology. Published by Elsevier B.V.

Can Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Improve Erectile Function? A 6-Month Follow-up Pilot Study in Patients with Organic Erectile Dysfunction
April 2010, European Urology Vardi, Extracorporeal shock wave therapy

Tad alafil once daily and extracorporeal shock wave therapy in the management of patients with Peyronie’s disease and erectile dysfunction: results from a prospective randomized trial
2012, International Journal of Andrology

Initial experience with linear focused shockwave treatment for erectile dysfunction: a 6-month follow-up pilot study
2014, International Journal of Impotence Research

Impact of aging and comorbidity on the efficacy of low-intensity shock wave therapy for erectile dysfunction
2016, International Journal of Urology

Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy—A Novel Effective Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction in Severe ED Patients Who Respond Poorly to PDE5 Inhibitor Therapy
2011, International Society for Sexual Medicine

Penile Low Intensity Shock Wave Treatment is Able to Shift PDE5i Nonresponders to Responders: A Double-Blind, Sham Controlled Study

2016, by American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc.

Does Low Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Have a Physiological Effect on Erectile Function? Short-Term Results of a Randomized, Double-Blind, Sham Controlled Study
2012, by American Urological Association Education and Research, Inc.

Evaluation of clinical efficacy, safety and patient satisfaction rate after low-intensity extracorporeal
2015, BJU International

Safety and efficacy of low intensity shockwave (LISW) treatment in patients with erectile dysfunction
September – October 2015, Department of Urology, Federico II University, Naples, Italy; 2 Department of Urology, Hospital Santa Maria delle Grazie, Naples, Italy

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction: A prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled study
2014, International Journal of Urology

Penile Low-Intensity Shock Wave Therapy: A Promising Novel Modality for Erectile Dysfunction
2014, Korean Journal of Urology, The Korean Urological Association

Twelve-Month Efficacy and Safety of Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction in Patients Who Do Not Respond to Phosphodiesterase Type 5 Inhibitors
2016, International Society for Sexual Medicine

Are Radial Pressure Waves Effective in Treating Erectile Dysfunction? A Systematic Review of Preclinical and Clinical Studies 
Aug 2021

Shockwave treatment of erectile dysfunction
Therapeutic Advances in Urology-Gruenwald

Additional Reading:

Low-Intensity Shock Wave Therapy and Its Application to Erectile Dysfunction
December 2013, World J Men’s Health

Can low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy improve erectile dysfunction? A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebocontrolled study
2014, Scandinavian Journal of Urology

Low-Intensity Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy in Vascular Disease and Erectile Dysfunction: Theory and Outcomes
2013, International Society for Sexual Medicine

Is there a role for extracorporeal shock wave therapy for erectile dysfunction unresponsive to phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors?
2016, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Urological Institute

Low-intensity shock wave therapy in men with erectile dysfunction and Peyronie’s disease: An analysis of predictors of clinical success and patient satisfaction rate based on prospective open-label single-arm clinical trial.
2016, Dr. Rob Gordon – Erectile Dysfunction & Shock Wave Therapy

Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine, Vol. 155, No. 2
June 2013

 

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