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What is the success rate for penile implants?

Regardless of the model chosen, patients and their partners report a high overall degree of satisfaction with penile implants (also called a penile prosthesis). One study found no significant difference in patient satisfaction between the malleable (semirigid rods) and inflatable implants, though the patients' partners reported greater satisfaction with the inflatable implants. Of 425 men in a British study of penile implants, most of whom had the malleable variety, 89% could have sexual intercourse, and 81% were satisfied with the implant results. A study of a two-piece implant found that overall patient satisfaction was 85%; overall partner satisfaction was 76%.

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Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Erectile dysfunction (ED) can be treated by urologists or other specialists or even by your general practitioner. Your doctor may recommend medication that works by relaxing penis muscles and increasing blood flow into the penis. ...

Other treatments include therapy, implants, surgery and lifestyle changes, like exercising regularly, losing weight and eating right.
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