Worldwide Trends in Penile Implantation Surgery

Data From Over 63,000 Implants

Wesley Baas; Blake O'Connor; Charles Welliver; Peter J. Stahl; Doron S. Stember; Steven K. Wilson; Tobias S. Köhler


Transl Androl Urol. 2020;9(1):31-37. 

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Penile implantation is an increasing practice, as evidenced by a steady increase in the number of implants done over a 7-year study period. Acceptance of this treatment option for ED appears to be somewhat variable by country with the US leading the number of implantations placed yearly by a very wide margin. Worldwide, most surgeons perform the surgery via the PS approach.