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Current strategies for maintaining penile size following penile implant
Insertion of a penile prosthesis is typically reserved as the last line of treatment for drug-refractory erectile dysfunction (ED). Loss of penile length as a result of penile prosthesis placement is the most common postoperative patient complaint shown to reduce overall satisfaction with the procedure.
Lee KCJ, Brock GB. Strategies for maintaining penile size following penile implant. Transl Androl Urol 2013;2(1):67-73. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2223-4683.2013.01.05
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A New, Innovative, Lengthening Surgical Procedure for Peyronie's Disease by Penile Prosthesis Implantation with Double Dorsal-Ventral Patch Graft: The "Sliding Technique"
Peyronie’s disease is the result of the formation of fibrous plaques in the tunica albuginea of the penis; typical presentations of the disease are represented by pain during erection, erectile dysfunction, and penile deformities, such as curvature, narrowing, and penile shortening. The most complex treatment is related to penile shortening.
Luigi Rolle, MD, PhD, Carlo Ceruti, MD, PhD, Massimiliano Timpano, MD, Omidreza Sedigh, MD,
Paolo Destefanis, MD, Elisa Galletto, MD, Marco Falcone, MD, and Dario Fontana, MD
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About Dr. Valenzuela
Robert J. Valenzuela, MD, is a board certified urologist in New York City. He was recently named Director of Penile Prosthesis Surgery for Mount Sinai West Hospitals and was formerly clinical instructor of urology at NY-Presbyterian Hospital for the past 17 years. He specializes in the treatment and management of sexual dysfunction including erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, urinary incontinence and implantation of prosthetic devices. He is one of the most prolific implanters of penile prosthesis, artificial urinary sphincters and male slings in the Northeast region.
Dr. Valenzuela’s special area of interest is urologic prosthetics and treatment of Peyronie’s Disease. This includes the treatment of erectile dysfunction, surgical and nonsurgical, male urinary incontinence and Prostatic implants (Urolift). As an active educator he has conducted multiple patient education seminars, lectured to urologists and primary care doctors concerning the treatment of erectile dysfunction and incontinence. Dr. Valenzuela trains urology residents and also provides expertise and training to physicians, nationally and internationally, on his unique surgical techniques of inflatable penile prostheses insertion, male slings, Artificial Urinary Sphincters, Urolift procedures as well as management of complex prosthetic cases.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology, a member of the American Urological Association, the Hispanic Medical Association, the Dominican Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society and the International Society for Sexual Medicine. Dr. Valenzuela is a graduate of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his training at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.
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