Urology Centers of Alabama

The Erection Connection #23: Penile Implant and Grafting to Treat Peyronie’s Disease

Dr. Brian Christine is joined by Dr. Dean Knoll to discuss the most effective treatments for extreme cases of Peyronie’s Disease. Whereas mild cases of Peyronie’s are indicated by a slight curvature of the penis, more extreme cases can result in a severe curvature. When this occurs, both surgeons agree that an incision and grafting […]

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Dr. Christine Discusses Urinary Incontinence on ABC – Talk of Alabama

Dr. Christine on ABC Alabama

Dr. Brian Christine was a featured guest on Talk of Alabama on ABC 33-40 where he discussed urinary incontinence. “It’s not uncommon,” said Dr. Christine. “I treat men who have urinary incontinence – typically you see if after prostate cancer surgery.” Dr. Christine described multiple types of incontinence, including urge incontinence and stress incontinence, as […]

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Dr. Christine Discuss the AdVance XP Male Sling System with MDNM

AdVance XP Male Sling System

Dr. Brian Christine spoke with Medical Device News Magazine earlier this month to discuss the launch of the new AdVance XP male sling device to treat stress urinary incontinence in men. The AdVance XP promises to improve ease of placement and stability for patients, and can accommodate larger patients. “Stress urinary incontinence following radical prostatectomy […]

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The Erection Connection #22: Treating Stress Urinary Incontinence with the AdVanceXP Male Sling

In the latest episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine is joined by Dr. Dean Knoll, a specialist in the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence. The doctors discuss the benefits of the AdVanceXP Male Sling, which is a newer version of the Boston Scientific product to treat male incontinence.

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The Erection Connection #21: Making a Surgical Video

In this episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine gives a look behind at the scenes at what it takes to make an informative and engaging surgical video. A quality production requires skilled camera work, great audio, and a clear sense of narration to provide the best educational resources for surgeons and patients alike.

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The Erection Connection #19: Getting the Right Cuff Size During Artificial Sphincter Surgery

In this week’s Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine talks about how to make sure the proper cuff size is applied during artificial sphincter surgery, and how important it is to restoring standard urinary function. Dr. Christine performs a thorough set of tests to ensure that the cuff is within a “goldilocks zone” where it is […]

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The Erection Connection #18: ED Treatment with Diabetes

In the most recent episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine discusses the impact a diabetes diagnosis has an erectile function, and how treatment for diabetes-related ED differs from those caused by other factors. Penile implant surgery is often more effective than pills or injection therapy for diabetes patients, but implants are still consistently […]

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BTC: Sexual Injuries and ED

gorillas, prunes, and pelvic fracture

In the 10/20 episode of Behind the Curve, Dr. Brian Christine (fresh off the plane from a surgical tour of China!) discusses the impact of pelvic fractures and trauma on erectile function and urinary incontinence, as well as answering questions about prunes, gorillas, and star fruit and how they relate to sexual performance. Listen to […]

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BTC: Alcohol, Drugs, and Sexual Performance

alcohol and sexual performance

In the 10/13 episode of Behind the Curve, Dr. Brian Christine discussed the impact of alcohol and drug use on sexual performance. Dr. Christine noted that while alcohol can have a negative impact on erectile ability, there are psychogenic aspects that accompany the lowered inhibition and altered decision-making which shouldn’t be ignored or discounted. Listen […]

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