Penile Implant Surgery: The Modern Solution to Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
Advanced technology is the field of medical science offers a solution to men who battle with erectile dysfunction (ED). The solution, which is the use of penile prosthesis may seem a bit invasive, but for those who have tried oral and injection treatment and failed, it can be the direct route to an active sex life once again. A penile implants can also be used to correct cases of scarring on the penis during reconstruction after an injury to the genitals. At Moorgate Urology most cases are for those who do not wish to take medication or self inject, or they have had little or no response with these options
Structural Overview of the Prosthesis
Structurally, the penile implant surgery involves the introduction of a device into the penis that will aid with erection during sexual intercourse. These devices can be either a bendable rod or two tubes. The bendable option just offers a simple solution to ED while the tubes bring an advanced surgical solution. Whichever implant the patient might choose, the doctor will ensure that the penis still has other capacities (sensation of touch, and ability to urinate and ejaculate) fully functional. Therefore, fibrous tissues, certain muscles, blood veins, arteries, and nerves will still be functional.