What is a Penile Implant Prosthesis and How Does It Work?
Types of penile prosthesis, how they work, types and implant
Penile Prosthesis Definition:
A penile prosthesis is a medical device implanted in the penis requiring a surgical procedure. The device is often used for men with organic or treatment-resistant psychogenic impotence who suffer from erectile dysfunction. A penile prosthesis is also used in the final stage of plastic surgery phalloplasty to complete female to male gender reassignment surgery as well as during total phalloplasty for adult and child patients that need male genital modification.
A penile implant patient talks about his experience with the
penile prosthesis surgery and results.
Penile Prosthesis Implant Surgery
This video takes you on a step by step animated
tour of what is involved in a penile prosthesis surgery.
Which Penile Prosthesis Is Best for You?
There are several types of penile inmplants and many factors to consider prior to a selection of a device including the age of the patient and partner, overall penile size, ratio between the length to girth of penile shaft, ratio between crus (buried) and pendulous penis, ratio between penile length and size of scrotum, overall size of scrotum, size of glans penis, history of previously implant, presence of penile shaft or glans penis atrophy or deformity, previous abdominal surgery (bladder, prostate and colon and more. To find out what penile prosthesis options may be best for you consult a local physician who specializes in erectile dysfunction and penile inmplant surgery.
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