Evaluation of men's sexual function before and after hysterectomy of their wives related to cancer


Author(s): Elham Saffarieh, Azadeh Yousefnezhad, Ramin Pazoki, Reza Ahmadi*, Seyedeh Reyhaneh Yousefi-Sharami

Background: Quality of life in general and sexual functioning in particular has become extremely vital in cancer patients. Since 150 years ago, hysterectomy has been the most common gynecologic surgery after cesarean section surgery in the world. It is estimated that 45% of all women have hysterectomy surgery until the age of 65. Contrary to men, there are a lot of study about woman’s quality of life and her sexual satisfaction after hysterectomy .For this reasons, this study designed to investigate the sexual function of men whose wives have had hysterectomy. Methods: In this cross-sectional analytical study, 43 husband of patients who have had hysterectomy in Amir al momenin hospital in Semnan between the years 2017-18, evaluated for sexual activity. Sexual satisfaction including erectile function, orgasmic function, sexual desire, intercourse satisfaction and overall satisfaction regarding age, occupation and education were studied. Results: 43 cases with mean age of 50.44 were included in the study. Age and occupation didn't have any relation with sexual satisfaction. (p>0/05) Educational factor was related to erectile function, orgasmic function, sexual desire and overall sexual satisfaction. (p<0/05) Conclusion: In this study we didn't find any significant difference between sexual satisfaction in men before and after hysterectomy of their wives.

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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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