- May 31, 2020
- Posted by: Prof Dr Coşkun Şahin
- Category: Penis Diseases
How is surgery decided in Peyronie’s disease?
If the disease has been 1 year since the beginning, together with stiffness in the penis; If bending, pain, deformity and shortness have occurred, surgery should be considered.
When is surgery necessary for Peyronie’s disease?
Peyronie’s disease is the phenomenon of bending the penis due to drama or an unknown reason. The event that causes this bending is that the corpus cavernosum sheet, which provide erection in the penis, somehow calcify and lose their ﬂexibility. Since this inﬂammatory process continues in the ﬁrst year; Treatment is done with medication. If there is an erection problem exceeding 15 degrees after one year, pain occurs and the patient has difﬁculty in having intervention. These surgeries should be done in experienced hands. Both lengthening and straightening of the penis are essential for success. At the same time, it should not be damaged the penis nerves and veins.