This video demonstrates a technique for placing an AMS Spectra penile prosthesis (American Medical Systems) using a subcoronal incision.
This video demonstrates our technique placing an AMS Spectra penile prosthesis (American Medical Systems) using a subcoronal incision. We describe the advantages and disadvantages utilizing this efficacious technique. It is a quick and safe method of placing a malleable prosthesis, ideal for patients who would benefit from a smaller wound and shorter surgical time.
Dr. Brant: The subcoronal technique is an excellent approach for placement of malleable or semi-rigid prostheses when there is minimal fibrosis within the corpora. In cases requiring more extensive dissection, alternative approaches may be more appropriate, although the surgeon typically will need larger corporotomies.
|James M. Hotaling, MD, MS, Section Editor||Dr. Hotaling is assistant professor of surgery (urology) at the|
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