Vice-President, Sexual Health UK and Past Chairman, BAUS Andrology
and BSSM. St Peter's Andrology Centre and Institute of Urology,
University College, London
The satisfaction of penile implant surgery is high. Dissatisfied
patients have usually had a complication that may have required
Complications are best avoided and simple tips described in
this talk may aid this- having all of the devices available with the
appropriate instruments, taking care about device contamination
and attention to detail about post operative care will reduce pitfalls.
Intraoperative complications may happen in the best of hands
but the key is to recognize and correct at the time. This is true for
all types of crossover, tunical perforations and sizing. Urethral
complications may occur and this will be discussed.
Post operatively the dreaded complication is infection which
will involve explantation and usually a salvage rescue can be
performed. Erosion, crossover, SST deformity will also be