Evaluation of cadaveric pericardium in the rat for the surgical treatment of Peyronie's disease.

OBJECTIVES To evaluate the intermediate-term efficacy of cadaveric pericardium (Tutoplast) as a grafting material in the surgical correction of Peyronie's disease using a rat model. Peyronie's disease is a connective tissue disorder of the tunica albuginea. When less invasive modalities fail to correct the penile deformity, surgical excision of the plaque… CONTINUE READING