Stresses in the normal and diabetic human penis following implantation of an inflatable prosthesis

Abstract

The prevalence of impotence in diabetes mellitus ranges as high as 75%. The implantation of an inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) is frequently carried out to restore erectile function. However, clinical studies have demonstrated that severe post-implantation penile pain during erection is a common complication in diabetic men. A biomechanical model of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02513358

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