Gelbard MK, Dorey F, James K: The natural history of Peyronie’s disease. J Urol 1990, 144:1376–1379.
Montorsi F, Salonia A, Maga T, et al.: Evidence-based assessment of long-term results of plaque incision and vein grafting for Peyronie’s disease. J Urol 2000, 163:1704–1708. This study highlights the need to wait 1 year after disease stabilization to perform surgery. In 6% of cases, relapses occurred 6 months after surgery, suggesting a new Peyronie’s disease episode rather than nonstabilized disease episode.
Usta MF, Bivalacqua TJ, Tokatli Z et al.: Stratification of penile vascular pathologies in patients with Peyronie’s disease and in men with erectile dysfunction according to age: a comparative study. J Urol 2004, 172:259–262. This study highlighted the strong association between Peyronie’s disease and erectile dysfunction.
Schaeffer EM, Jarow JP Jr, Vrablic J, Jarow JP: Duplex ultrasonography detects clinically significant anomalies of penile arterial vasculature affecting surgical approach to penile straightening. Urology 2006, 67:166–169. The strong association of vascular anomaly supports the indication of this noninvasive method that is associated with drug-induced erection testing to analyze penile deformity and rigidity. The study provides important clues to prevent postoperative ED.
Kendirci M, Nowfar S, Gur S, et al.: The relationship between the type of penile abnor-mality and penile vascular status in patients with Peyronie’s Disease. J Urol 2005, 174:632–635.
Usta MF, Bivalacqua TJ, Sanabria J, et al.: Patient and partner satisfaction and long-term results after surgical treatment for Peyronie’s disease. Urology 2003, 62:105–109. A relevant study highlighting no increase in complication rates when using reconstruction with pericardial grafting concomitantly with penile prosthesis implantation.
Levine LA, Lenting EL: A surgical algorithm for the treatment of Peyronie’s disease. J Urol 1997, 158:2149–2152. Highlighted the importance of subjective rigidity evaluation as reported by the patient and its correlation to objective rigidity as assessed by the physician.
Tornehl CK, Carson CC: Surgical alternatives for treating Peyronie’s disease. BJU Int 2004, 94:774–783. An extensive review of surgical procedures for Peyronie’s disease.
Tornehl CK, Carson CC: Surgical treatment of Peyronie’s disease. Urol Clin N Am 2005, 32:479–485. Another extensive review of surgical procedures for Peyronie’s disease.
Mulhall J, Anderson M, Parker M: A surgical algorithm for men with combined Peyronie’s disease and erectile dysfunction: functional and satisfaction outcomes. J Sex Med 2005, 2:132–138. A contribution toward an improved definition of preoperative parameters for the best choice of surgical procedure.
Mulhall J, Ahmed A, Anderson M: Penile prosthesis surgery for Peyronie’s disease: Defining the need for intra-operative adjuvant maneuvers. J Sex Med 2004, 1:318–321. A contribution toward assessing the need for adjuvant procedures in cases of PD and penile prosthesis implantation. Surgeons should be familiar with all these associated procedures.
Wessells H, Lue TF, McAninch JW: Penile length in the flaccid and erect states: guide-lines for penile augmentation. J Urol 1996, 156:995–997.
Lue TF, El-Sakka Al: Lengthening shortened penis caused by Peyronie’s disease using circular venous grafting and daily stretching with a vacuum erection device. J Urol 1999, 161:1141–1144.
Wilson SK, Delk JR: A new treatment for Peyronie’s disease: modeling the penis over an inflatable prosthesis. J Urol 1994, 152:1121–1123.
Greenfield JM, Lucas S, Levine LA: Factors affecting the loss of length associated with tunica albuginea plication for correction of penile curvature. J Urol 2006, 175:238–241. This study showed that the length change correlated significantly with preoperative stretched penis length and the severity of curvature as measured in degrees in the operating room at time of surgery.
Gholami SS, Lue TF: Correction of penile curvature using the 16-dot plication tech-nique: a review of 132 patients. J Urol 2002, 167:2066–2069. Suture threads used for this technique must be nonabsorbable, preferably not producing palpable stitches that may cause pain and impact the patient’s quality of life.
Van der Horst C, Martinez-Portillo FJ, Melchior D, et al.: Polytetrafluoroethylene versus polypropylene sutures for Essed-Schroeder tunical plication. J Urol 2003, 170:472–475. This study highlights the greatly improved quality of life for patients with minimized stitch palpability and local pain.
Giammusso B, Burrello M, Branchina A, et al.: Modified corporoplasty for ventral penile curvature: Description of the technique and initial results. J Urol 2004, 171:1209–1211. This study highlights the simplified technique for ventral curvature correction without vasculonervous bundle mobilization. The authors recommend not using incisions greater than 1.5 cm, even if multiple incisions are necessary, to prevent excessive penile indentation and palpable dog ears.
Bokarica P, Parazajder J, Mazuran B, Gilja I: Surgical treatment of Peyronie’s disease based on penile length and degree of curvature. Int J Impot Res 2005, 17:170–174. This study points to the importance of preoperative penile length and curvature degree assessment for selecting surgical treatment. It must be emphasized that even patients with a penis longer than 13 cm may not accept the size reduction imposed by the disease and the surgical procedure. Such patients are candidates for grafting procedures.
Pryor J, Akkus E, Alter G, et al.: Peyronie’s Disease. J Sex Med 2004, 1:110–115. This article contains recommendations from the International Consultation, Paris, 2004.
Kalsi J, Minhas S, Christopher N, Ralph D: The results of plaque incision and venous grafting (Lue procedure) to correct the penile deformity of Peyronie’s disease. BJU Int 2005, 95:1029–1033.
Gelbard MK: Relaxing incisions in the correction of penile deformity due to Peyronie’s disease. J Urol 1995, 154:1457–1460.
Lue TF, El-Sakka Al: Venous patch graft for Peyronie’s disease. Part I. Technique. J Urol 1998, 160:2047–2049. This is an important contribution for tunica incision and grafting.
Egydio PH, Lucon AM, Arap S: A single relaxing incision to correct different types of penile curvature: surgical technique based on geometrical principles. BJU Int 2004, 94:1147–1157. A contribution toward determining the best location of a relaxation incision by means of geometric principles.
Perovic SV, Djordjevic ML: The penile disassembly technique in the surgical treat-ment of Peyronie’s disease. BJU Int 2001, 88:731–738. An important contribution on when improved distal exposure is necessary for reconstruction.
Kendirci M, Hellstrom WJG: Critical analysis of surgery for Peyronie’s disease. Curr Opin Urol 2004, 14:381–388. This is an excellent review with critical analysis of PD surgery.
Hellstrom WJ, Reddy S: Application of pericardium graft in the surgical management of Peyronie’s disease. J Urol 2000, 163:1445–1447.
Chun JL, McGregor A, Krishnan R, Carson CC: A comparison of dermal and ca-daveric pericardial grafts in the Modified Horton-Devine procedure for Peyronie’s disease. J Urol 2001, 166:185–188.
Levine LA, Estrada CR: Human cadaveric pericardial graft for the surgical correction of Peyronie’s disease. J Urol 2003, 170:2359–2362. This is an excellent discussion of "off-the-shelf"grafting materials.
Leungwattanakij S, Bivalacqua TJ, Yang SY, et al.: Comparison of cadaveric pericardial, dermal, vein, and synthetic grafts for tunica albuginea substitution using a rat model. BJU Int 2003, 92:119–124. This study further supports the safety of pericardial graft use.
Knoll LD: Use of porcine small intestinal submucosa graft in the surgical management of Peyronie’s disease. Urology 2001, 57:753–757.
Schultheiss D, Lorenz RR, Meister R, et al.: Functional tissue engineering of autologous tunica albuginea: a possible graft for Peyronie’s disease surgery. Eur Urol 2004, 45:781–786.
Eberli D, Susaeta RA, Yoo JJ, Atala A: Novel acellular collagen matrix for Peyronie’s repair. J Urol 2005, 173(Suppl):254.
Egydio PH, Lucon AM, Arap S: Treatment of Peyronie’s disease by incomplete circumferential incision of the tunica albuginea and plaque with bovine pericardium graft. Urology 2002, 59:570–574.
Mulcahy JJ, Wilson SK: Management of Peyronie’s disease with penile prostheses. Int J Impot Res 2002, 14:384–388. The procedure most associated with PD surgery and penile prosthesis implantation is reviewed.
Rahman NU, Carrion RE, Bochinski D, Lue TF: Combined penile plication surgery and insertion of penile prosthesis for severe penile curvature and erectile dysfunction. J Urol 2004, 171:2346–2349.