An unexpected event during revision penile prosthesis: Evidence base decision making


  • Dechapol Buranapitaksanti Department of Surgery, Bhumibol Adulyadej Hospital, Royal Thai Air Force, Bangkok, Thailand


Penile prosthesis, revision


               This gentleman was implanted with Inflatable Penile Prosthesis (IPP) in 2015. After surgery, there is no complication but he felt pain when fully inflated IPP. Last year implant was completely malfunction without any sign of infection.  He needed to revise IPP. Intra-op findings were one cylinder tubing was cut and ligated with silk, minimal pus at reservoir area. Revision procedure was proceeded former implant was removed, Corporal bodies were washout. New implant placed and reservoir placement at new infrapubic area. On follow up there is no infection.  IPP worked well with satisfied girth and rigidity. This report is aim to present an unusual event during revision procedure and evidence base decision making to achieve surgical outcome.


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How to Cite

Buranapitaksanti, D. (2020). An unexpected event during revision penile prosthesis: Evidence base decision making. Insight Urology, 41(1), 55–58. Retrieved from



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