Mentor inflatable penile prosthesis

Rainer M.E. Engel, James K. Smolev, Robert Hackler

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Abstract

Technical complications requiring frequent surgical revision of the most commonly used penile component prosthesis have led to the development of a new inflatable device that has been implanted in 202 patients. This hydraulic device provides excellent functional qualities; no connector separations, aneurysms, or ruptures have been encountered in these patients. Reoperations became necessary in 8 per cent of these patients. Cosmetic and functional results are good, and patient acceptance has been excellent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)498-500
Number of pages3
JournalUrology
Volume29
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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