Skip to main content

Thank you for visiting nature.com. You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS. To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser (or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer). In the meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript.

Out of place cylinders discovered in the postoperative period

Abstract

If the surgeon makes a flawed and unrecognized movement with an instrument during implantation surgery, the cylinder subsequently may migrate into an unexpected position with inflation and thrusting post operatively. The out of position cylinder is now evident to the patient or symptomatic with discomfort. This 5th Wilson’s Workshop will describe our recommended surgeries for correction of out of place cylinders and illustrate the simplest, safest and least invasive.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution

Access options

Rent or buy this article

Prices vary by article type

from$1.95

to$39.95

Prices may be subject to local taxes which are calculated during checkout

Fig. 1: Erosion of cylinders.
Fig. 2: Mulcahy’s distal corporoplasty uses capsule.
Fig. 3: Original Mulcahy illustrations for distal corporoplasty.
Fig. 4
Fig. 5
Fig. 6: Transeptal corporoplasty.
Fig. 7: Pseudo SST from cylinders too short.
Fig. 8: Retrieval of RTE with adult Yankauer suction tip.
Fig. 9: Delayed Cylinder Extrusion.

References

  1. Mulcahy JJ. Distal corporoplasty for lateral extrusion of penile prosthesis cylinders. J Urol. 1999;161:193–5.

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  2. Henry GD, Wilson SK, Delk JR, et al. Revision washout decreases penile prosthesis infection in revision surgery: a multicenter study. J Urol. 2005;173:89–92.

    Article  Google Scholar 

  3. Antonini G, Busetto GM, Giudice FD. Distal corporal anchoring stitch: a technique to address distal corporal crossovers and impending lateral extrusions of a penile prosthesis. J Sex Med. 2017;14:767–73.

    Article  Google Scholar 

  4. Herschorn S, Ordorica RC. Penile prosthesis insertion with corporeal reconstruction with synthetic vascular graft. J Urol. 1995;154:80–4.

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Steven K. Wilson.

Ethics declarations

Conflict of interest

SKW: Consultant AMT, Coloplast, International Medical Devices. Stockholder Neotract. Lecturer Boston Scientific. JP: Consultant Coloplast, Lecturer Boston Scientific. RC: Consultant Boston Scientific, Coloplast, Endo Pharmaceuticals, JS: Consultant Boston Scientific, Coloplast,

Additional information

Publisher’s note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and permissions

About this article

Check for updates. Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Wilson, S.K., Parker, J., Carrion, R. et al. Out of place cylinders discovered in the postoperative period. Int J Impot Res 33, 43–48 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41443-020-0310-0

Download citation

  • Received:

  • Revised:

  • Accepted:

  • Published:

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41443-020-0310-0

This article is cited by

Search

Quick links