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American Medical Systems Announces 500th Patient Enrolled in PROPPER Registry
Date:11/19/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems® (AMS), Inc. an Endo Health Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDP)  subsidiary and leading provider of devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced the enrollment of the 500th patient in the largest multi-year, prospective global registry study of penile prosthetic outcomes in the world.

The study, entitled PROPPER (Prospective Registry of Outcomes with Penile Prosthesis for Erectile Restoration), is sponsored by AMS and is being conducted by a team of experienced urologists at 14 North American sites.  It aims to better characterize real-world patient satisfaction and other outcomes such as device effectiveness and durability among men who are receiving these prosthetic solutions to treat their erectile dysfunction (ED).

Initial results for the first 50 patients implanted with AMS 700 inflatable penile prostheses were presented by Dr. Edward Karpman, El Camino Urology Medical Group, Mountain View, CA,  at the 2013 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting in May. "PROPPER is the first-of-its kind observational registry that captures critical data about real-life outcomes to aid patients and their doctors in making important decisions about their ED treatment options," said Karpman. "This is an ongoing process, and we expect the database to continue growing as more men, with the support of their partners, consider penile implants."

Additional data from the PROPPER study will be presented at upcoming medical meetings, including sectional meetings of the AUA and the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) Fall Scientific Meeting. The 14 physician investigators are expected to enroll up to 1,000 men diagnosed
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