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With one type of penile implant, the man gets an erection by pumping the implant full of salt water stored in a reservoir in his lower abdomen. A release valve in the scrotum drains the saline out of the cylinders and back into the reservoir.
Current as of: May 28, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineChristopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology
Current as of:
May 28, 2019
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology
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