Phalloplasty and penile implant surgery

Rafael Carrion, Jorge R. Caso, Michael D. Myers, Lucas Wiegand, Alejandro Rodriguez, Shan Hann

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Impotence is often accompanied by loss of phallic length. To enhance penile prosthesis surgery, it is possible to perform simple adjuvant procedures that will increase perceived or true length. This article presents an overview of these techniques, which may be categorized as involving removal or fixation of tissue above or below the shaft of the penis; division of the suspensory ligament; and augmentation of the corpora cavernosa through stretch or grafting. We believe that the use of these techniques will become increasingly commonplace as patient satisfaction is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)475-477
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent urology reports
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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