Infections Associated with Inflatable Penile Prostheses.

  title={Infections Associated with Inflatable Penile Prostheses.},
  author={Mayar Al Mohajer and Rabih O. Darouiche},
  journal={Sexual medicine reviews},
  volume={2 3-4},
INTRODUCTION The implantation of inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) has become a successful method for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Infections are rare but they can result in devastating complications following surgical implantation of the prosthesis. AIM To discuss pathogenesis, risk factors, and microbiology of IPP infections, summarize clinical manifestation and diagnostic methods, and discuss future directions of prevention and management. METHODS A PubMed search was performed… CONTINUE READING


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