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, […]
Men who are concerned about small penis size should be offered counseling before any medical interventions are considered, according to a new paper in Sexual Medicine Reviews. Penile extenders – traction devices that aim to lengthen the penis – might be an appropriate path for some, and injectables and surgery should be considered last resorts […]
A team of eleven U.S.-based surgeons is “optimistic” that the world’s first total penis and scrotum transplant recipient will regain both urinary and sexual function.
The results of a pilot study show that a surgical technique called penoscrotal decompression (PSD) could be a viable way to treat cases of refractory ischemic priapism (RIP) that are not resolved with a distal shunt procedure.
About 25% of men with penile cancer do not receive treatment in accordance with guidelines set forth in 2016 by the European Association of Urology (EAU), scientists report.
Compared to cismale patients, transgender men have higher rates of complications after phalloplasty, according to a study published in February in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Still, satisfaction rates were similar between the two groups.