About, an innovative RF-based device to treat,
listen to this,, erectile, dysfunction. We’ll, say hello to Prof. Juza Chen, Senior, Urologist, Director of the Men’s Health Clinic
at Ichilov Medical Center. Hello to you. -Hello to you, welcome.
-Good morning. So,. Before we speak about this curios
device you brought with you,, perhaps tell us what exactly
is the definition of erectile dysfunction. According to international definitions, erectile dysfunction is a state where a man can’t obtain
an erection firm enough for vaginal penetration., maintain it during sex in order to satisfy himself
and his partner, to enjoy proper sex. -The right. Way. What is the time period? Meaning,. If someone has been suffering
from, erectile dysfunction for a few months,. Do you immediately define him as impotent? According to the definition,
a one-time event isn’t considered as impotence. The condition needs to persist
for a few weeks to months for us to determine whether
that person does have a problem. We need to diagnose the problem
and, treat it accordingly.. So, we’ve mentioned the problem,
its time period,. Let’s talk about the solution. You’ve brought here. This device called Vertica,
which is really a device, like Itai mentioned,, that is RF-based and is supposed
to, treat the problem very differently than the solutions. Currently available.
-Ok,, so, let’s start from the beginning. We are now at the stage where we need
to heal the condition of erectile disorders. Meaning,. We had already used mechanical treatments
to treat it, treated the symptoms and poor health conditions, and now we
want to heal these people, bring them back to the way
they were before. Meaning,. What you say is that first
you’ve ruled out other medical issues, you’ve established that the patient
suffers from erectile dysfunction and now you’re offering to treat him
with. This device. -That’s correct. We, are offering treatment with different devices,
new treatments like hyperbaric, treatment,, shockwave, treatment,, RF, treatment,
Platelet-Rich Plasma injection to the penis. These are the new methods that are aimed at helping
patients heal from their current condition, permanently. All, the past treatments that were mechanical
such as Viagra and other medications,. They only treated the symptoms, locally. Nowadays, we want, we’ve reached that stage where we want the patients to be healthy
and, self-treat themselves, Which’s, a big advantage.
It’s self-treatment at home., -Correct. And, that’s when we came up with the idea
to have a device that uses RF to treat it, where a patient can sit at home
and place. This device. Does, the patient, get this device? Does. He purchase it?
-He purchases, the device, he uses it at home,, turns it on,
put his penis inside the device and leave it to work for 15 minutes. The device performs heat regulation and sends waves
through different areas within the device in order to affect the tunica albuginea,
affect. The blood flow to the tunica albuginea. Does it increase the blood. Flow?
-It improves the blood flow. The device primarily treats the tunica. Albuginea,
Which is often the area that is prone to injuries because it’s in charge of trapping the blood
inside, the penis. And when the tunica albuginea gets injured,
there, might be sufficient. Penile blood flow, but it doesn’t stay inside the penis.
-It’s unable to keep the blood inside the organ. It’s unable, and the patient loses the erection. From. What age can you use this device? Nowadays,? We are… it’s an experimental, device. Nowadays,. The medical indication is for patients
over 18 years and over. Great. There’s, a true concept. Change I might say,
thanks to this device. -It’s a concept change. It’s, a change that we, over the years,
had managed to achieve, and we hope that the device will do its job and help
people. -Will help whoever needs help. very good., -Prof. Juza Chen, thanks so much for being here. Thanks. -Thank you.