Acronym List

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dg_moore
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Acronym List

Postby dg_moore » Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:06 pm

This is a list of ED and forum related acronyms that are frequently encountered in the FrankTalk forums. The acronyms are linked to explanatory articles on the web - click links for details. Please help improve this list by submitting additional acronyms for inclusion. Comments and suggestions are welcome.

  • ADT -- Androgen Deprivation Therapy
  • AMS -- American Medical Systems, Inc. -- Manufacturer of 700 series (CX, CXR, LGX), Ambicor and Spectra penile implants
  • CAD -- Coronary Artery Disease
  • CBT -- Cognitive Behavior(al) Therapy
  • DE -- Delayed Ejaculation
  • DW -- Dear Wife ;)
  • Dx -- Diagnosis
  • ED -- Erectile Dysfunction
  • EQ -- Erection Quality
  • FT -- FrankTalk
  • HF -- Hard Flaccid
  • IPP -- Inflatable Penile Prosthesis. Principal manufacturers AMS and Coloplast
  • OTR -- One Touch Release: type of pump employed in Coloplast Titan IPP
  • PC, PCa -- Prostate Cancer
  • PD - Peyronies Disease
  • PE -- Premature Ejaculation. Also see Penis Exercises
  • PM -- Private Message
  • PRP -- Platelet Rich Plasma. See discussion and comments by FrankTalk members who have tried it. See also Prostate Reduction Procedure (Rezum, Urolift)
  • PSA -- Protein-Specific Antigen (screening test for prostate cancer)
  • RALP -- Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy (See also DaVinci Prostatectomy)
  • RP -- Radical Prostatectomy
  • RTE -- Rear Tip Extender (attached to the rear of implant cylinders to adjust length for optimal fit. See pp 134ff in linked document)
  • T -- Testosterone
  • TRT -- Testosterone Replacement Therapy
  • TURP -- Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
  • UTI -- Urinary Tract Infection
  • VED -- Vacuum Erection Device
  • VL -- Venous Leak
Last edited by dg_moore on Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:27 am, edited 31 times in total.
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Re: Acronym List

Postby dg_moore » Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:26 pm

Please send items to me (Dave) by PM, or just submit by replying to the thread. We can delete the submission posts after the submitted items have been added to the list.
Dave, 74, Maryland - Implant (Titan) 2008 by Dr. Andrew Kramer - never used due to a stroke that, among other things, ended my sex life.
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Re: Acronym List

Postby radioradio » Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:27 am

FT FrankTalk
PM Private Message
Born 1952. Married '79. RALP 3/1/17. ED 50+% prior to surgery w/ meds. VED, Bimix, Trimix all ineffective for me. Looking into implant even before PCa diagnosis. Dr. Kramer 8/2/17. LGX 21cm + 0.5 RTE. Kramer replaced/repositioned pump 12/13/17.

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Re: Acronym List

Postby David_R » Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:11 am

Wow, dg_moore! You sure did a lot of work for us with this list! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Baltimore area. Age 68. Prostatectomy in 2000, CX inserted in 2002. Wore out after 12 yrs., got LGX in 2014. I am glad I had them both. My great urologist is Dr. Marc Siegelbaum. (After regular inflating I regained my original length and girth.)

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Re: Acronym List

Postby dg_moore » Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:46 am

I'm happy to help. I enjoy having a project, and I think this is a useful one. Please keep the suggestions coming!
Dave, 74, Maryland - Implant (Titan) 2008 by Dr. Andrew Kramer - never used due to a stroke that, among other things, ended my sex life.
Life is not the way it's supposed to be, it's the way it is.

once a writer
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Re: Acronym List

Postby once a writer » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:36 pm

In today's "General Discussion" offerings, there's a new thread that references "PRP."

I haven't a clue. Could we get that added to the acronym list?
Born 1941. Married 1968. ED since mid-1990s. On Caverject briefly. Switched to Viagra in 1998. Began trimix January 2014. Works well for me. Dosage has gradually increased over time. Added cock ring in 2016. On statins and blood pressure meds.

hturner12
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Re: Acronym List

Postby hturner12 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:41 pm

I think it is prostate reduction procdure
Hugh
Rezum 07/20/17
TITAN OTR 22cm no RTE , 125 cc reservoir Dr Hakky 08/28/17
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Re: Acronym List

Postby bldoink » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:54 pm

As far as this forum is concerned:

"Platelet-rich penile therapy"

Otherwise it is:

"Platelet-rich plasma" which is, I guess, the same basic thing but it's used for other stuff besides dicks.

For an example see:

http://defymedical.com/services/337
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Re: Acronym List

Postby hturner12 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 7:51 am

bldoink wrote:As far as this forum is concerned:

"Platelet-rich penile therapy"

Otherwise it is:

"Platelet-rich plasma" which is, I guess, the same basic thing but it's used for other stuff besides dicks.

For an example see:

http://defymedical.com/services/337


It is also not one of the main stream treatments not covered by insurance. Dont you think protate reduction procedure would be more appropriate. There are at least 2 that are used Rezum snd urolift. Both are covered by insurance and seem alot more appropriate
Hugh
Rezum 07/20/17
TITAN OTR 22cm no RTE , 125 cc reservoir Dr Hakky 08/28/17
Married 34, ED 5 Diabetes
Links: procecure http://tinyurl.com/yaj7u4mj Advice http://tinyurl.com/ybfgx3t5
Journal http://tinyurl.com/y9qy5tav
Bionic waist 2 hips and dick

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Re: Acronym List

Postby LMCatman » Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:28 pm

My favorite acronym....... DATY.......... dine at the Y......
67 Years old. Radical Prostatectomy October 2010, No erections afterwards, Botched Titan implant April, 2013, Very successful Titan revision, April, 2014 by Dr. Paul Perito, Miami...Titan failure Feb 2017...revision by Dr Perito March 1st, 2017


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