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Vascular Surgery - Erectile Dysfunction

How successful is penile revascularization?

The medical literature indicates that there are some men who are cured of their ED by this operation. The success is based on how appropriate a candidate the patient is for the surgery and the experience and training of the surgeon. There are few centers in the world that would be considered centers of excellence for this operation. This is not an operation that should be routinely performed by a urologist or surgeon who has not received special training in this form of microsurgery. Most medical papers published suggest that approximately 50% of men will be cured at 2-5 years after surgery. Besides this group there are men who are improved but who still require the use of erection medicines after surgery.


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