Table 1 Glans penis cutaneous temperatures and comparisons between groups

From: Cutaneous temperature measurements in men with penile prostheses: a comparison study

Group Mean temperature (°C) 95% Confidence interval (°C) Mean difference (°C) P-value
SRPP 30.5 29.4–31.7   
ED 31.6 31.1–32.1   
IPP inflated 31.8 31.0–32.7   
IPP deflated 32.3 31.6–33.2   
Normals 32.1 31.2–32.9   
Before trimix 32.5 32.0–33.0   
After trimix 34.6 33.9–35.2   
SRPP vs normals    −1.55 0.015
SRPP vs IPP deflated    −1.72 0.008
SRPP vs IPP inflated    −1.32 >0.05
SRPP vs ED    −1.29 0.0038
SRPP vs after trimix    −4.04 <0.0001
After trimix vs normals    2.49 0.026
After trimix vs IPP deflated    2.26 0.035
After trimix vs IPP inflated    2.72 0.013
After trimix vs ED    2.75 0.001
ED vs IPP deflated    −0.49 >0.05
ED vs IPP inflated    −0.03 >0.05
ED vs normals    −0.26 >0.05
IPP deflated vs IPP inflated    0.46 >0.05
IPP deflated vs normals    0.23 >0.05
IPP inflated vs normals    −0.22 >0.05
  1. ED, erectile dysfunction; IPP, inflatable penile prosthesis; SRPP, semirigid penile prosthesis.