Penile implant

Illustration of a penile implant

With one type of penile implant, the man gets an erection by pumping the implant full of salt water stored in a reservoir in his lower abdomen. A release valve in the scrotum drains the saline out of the cylinders and back into the reservoir.

Last Updated: May 21, 2008

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology/Oncology

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