What do couples think of penile implants? Two- and 3-piece inflatable devices have higher satisfaction rates than malleable implants, scientists report. But each type has its advantages and disadvantages for patients to consider. Penile implantation is a “gold-standard” erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment for men who do not respond to (or can’t safely use) other therapies, […]
Unfortunately, some medical procedures can result in penile shortening. In a recent paper published by Sexual Medicine Reviews, researchers looked at various studies on penile size and the effects of surgical treatments for Peyronie’s disease, erectile dysfunction (ED), and prostate cancer.
Men who receive penile implants after radical prostatectomy are generally satisfied with their sexual function, according to a new study of Australian men.
Men with priapism may benefit from immediate penile prosthesis implantation (PPI), according to a recent review of medical literature.
Recipients of inflatable penile prostheses (IPPs) are less likely to need reoperation if their surgeons are “high volume implanters,” according to a study published last summer in the Journal of Urology.
Erectile dysfunction can be treated in a number of ways, including the use of penile traction therapy, vacuum erection devices, and vascular surgery. Last month, the Journal of Sexual Medicine published a review of the latest developments in these particular approaches and offered recommendations for each.