penile implant

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an implant that creates an artificial erection

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Fortunately for you, doctors say a penile implant, which replaces the spongy tissue inside the penis that fills with blood during an erection, can be removed without too much difficulty.
All subjects were reported to have a predominantly organic basis for their ED, although men with urethral stricture, indwelling catheter, penile implant, para- or quadriplegia, congestive heart failure, and a variety of other severe or uncontrolled medical conditions were excluded.
Plaintiffs' attorneys in California, South Carolina, and Minnesota have filed separate class action suits against a maker of penile implants on behalf of men who have been injured by the devices.
As the two most common treatments for impotence are a penile implant or an injection directly into the penis, the excitement over nitric oxide is understandable.
A penile implant necessitates major surgery, and like all surgical
For this reason, he underwent a 3-piece Inflatable Penile Implant in 1996 in another centre.
Washington, May 18 ( ANI ): A man who had decided to undergo a penile implant in a Florida hospital is now suing his doctor after a post-surgical infection resulted in the amputation of his organ.
The concept of a penile implant may sound a little strange initially, but these devices are highly effective.
The 29-year-old, from New York, had to have a penile implant fitted to move blood from one area to another.
The suggestion to consider combination therapy is especially valuable when evaluating patients who have had marginal results with single therapies and who wish to avoid placement of a penile implant.
Surgical correction of Peyronie's disease and penile implant surgery are reported to have a high success rate.
The growing number of lawsuits brought against makers of penile implant devices has raised questions about the overall safety of these products used by men who suffer varying degrees of impotence.
A 72-year-old white male presented to our urology service complaining of "fracture" of his penile implant. He denied having pain or voiding difficulties.
+++++ CHARLES LENNON suffered an erection that lasted 10 years after a penile implant went wrong.