Penis Articles


  • Ultrasound evaluation of the penis.

    Ultrasound is an excellent method for the study of penis. In this article, using a critical review of the literature and teaching files, we present examples of the major findings in the ultrasound routine, focusing on trauma, priapism, Peyronie's disease, and erectile dysfunction.

    Published April 28, 2019
  • Ultrasound on Erect Penis Improves Plaque Identification in Patients With Peyronie's Disease.

    To compare the sensitivity of identification of penile plaques in the erect and flaccid penises by ultrasound in patients with Peyronie's disease (PD).

    A total of 75 PD patients were screened by palpation and ultrasonography for penile lesions in both flaccid and erect penises induced by prostaglandin E1 (PG-1) injection.

    Published May 5, 2019
  • Updates in the Eighth Edition of the Tumor-Node-Metastasis Staging Classification for Urologic Cancers.

    The Tumor-Node-Metastasis (TNM) classification on cancer staging, jointly developed by the American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), has been updated to its 8th edition with two contemporaneous versions published by the AJCC and UICC.

    Published January 15, 2018
  • Urethral injury in penile fracture: a narrative review.

    To present the evolution and the recent data on the etiology, diagnosis, management and outcomes of penile fracture (PF) with concomitant urethral injury.

    We searched the Pubmed database between 1998 and 2019 using the following key words: "penile fracture", "fracture of penis", "trauma to penis", "rupture of corpora cavernosa", "urethral injury", "urethral rupture" and "urethral reconstruction".

    Published January 26, 2020

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