Surgical management for Peyronie's disease - Abstract

Peyronie's disease is a common debilitating condition for both men and their partners that results in penile deformity and compromises sexual functioning.

While there are a myriad of medical therapeutic options, these have not been demonstrated to correct the deformity and restore sexual function definitively. As such, surgery is the mainstay of treatment for this disease, and multiple surgical approaches may be considered depending on disease characteristics, patient co-morbidity, and findings on preoperative diagnostic testing. The purpose of this review is to highlight the different surgical approaches and different procedures within each approach, and to examine important issues for surgeons to consider for administering the best treatment that restores function while reconciling patient expectations.

Written by:
Segal RL, Burnett AL.   Are you the author?
Department of Urology, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Reference: World J Mens Health. 2013 Apr;31(1):1-11.
doi: 10.5534/wjmh.2013.31.1.1.

PubMed Abstract
PMID: 23658860 Peyronie's Section