A Penile prosthesis in an organ transplanted diabetic: a challenging case


  • Dechapol Buranapitaksanti Department of Surgery, Piyavate Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand




Penile prosthesis, organ transplantation, diabetic, recipient


Most patients with erectile dysfunction have various comorbidities. These may lead to an increase in postoperative complications after penile prosthesis implantation especially with regard to prosthesis infection. This case study reports on the outcome of a penile prosthesis implantation in an immunocompromised patient with underlying comorbidities of diabetes and post kidney transplantation. A literature review regarding surgical site infection after this procedure reinforce the finding that the incidence of infection need be no greater than a non-immunocompromised patient.


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How to Cite

Buranapitaksanti, D. (2021). A Penile prosthesis in an organ transplanted diabetic: a challenging case. Insight Urology, 42(2), 173–175. https://doi.org/10.52786/isu.a.41



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