Penile Prosthesis Implantation: Infrapubic Approach

  • Annah Vollstedt
  • Martin S. Gross
  • Gabriele Antonini
  • Alfredo Suarez-SarmientoJr
  • Paul E. PeritoEmail author


In this chapter, we briefly review the development of the infrapubic approach to implantation of the inflatable penile prosthesis. With intra-operative photos and illustrations, we discuss the surgical steps. We also highlight patient selection, post-operative care and complications.


Infrapubic Penile prosthesis Erectile dysfunction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annah Vollstedt
    • 1
  • Martin S. Gross
    • 1
  • Gabriele Antonini
    • 2
  • Alfredo Suarez-SarmientoJr
    • 3
  • Paul E. Perito
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Section of UrologyDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterLebanonUSA
  2. 2.Department of UrologySapienza Rome University, Policlinico UmbertoRomeItaly
  3. 3.Nova Southeastern UniversityCoral GablesUSA
  4. 4.Coral Gables HospitalCoral GablesUSA

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