The prosthesis salvage operation: immediate replacement of the infected penile prosthesis.

@article{Brant1996ThePS,
  title={The prosthesis salvage operation: immediate replacement of the infected penile prosthesis.},
  author={M D Brant and John K Ludlow and John J. Mulcahy},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1996},
  volume={155 1},
  pages={155-7}
}
PURPOSE We describe our experience with salvage of the infected penile prosthesis at initial presentation in 11 patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS All patients with prosthesis infection who presented since 1991 were considered for salvage surgery. Contraindications to a salvage operation included necrotic infections, diabetic patients with purulence in the corporeal bodies, rapidly developing infections and erosion of the device cylinders. RESULTS In 1 patient in this group a salvage attempt… CONTINUE READING

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