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Welcome to the physicians' site for Peyronie's disease. Here you'll find the latest information about Peyronie's disease and its treatment.

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Peyronie's Disease Treatment Information

Note: Links are to related abstracts from 2009 and 2010.

Nonsurgical Treatments

Nonsurgical treatments may be used at various stages of the disease. Please see related articles for more information.

Surgical Treatments

To minimize the chance of disease recurrence, it is recommended that patients have a stable, quiescent (inactive) phase for six months to a year before undergoing corrective surgery. Some physicians recommend waiting two years.

  • Nesbit Procedure: In this procedure, excision and plication of the tunica is performed directly opposite the plaque to straighten the penis.
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  • Plaque Incision and Grafting: This surgical method involves excision of some of the plaque followed by a graft of either autologous tissue, synthetic material or a biologically designed material such as Cook Medical's Biodesign® .
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  • Prosthesis Implantation: In this procedure for men who have Peyronie's disease and severe ED, an inflatable penile prosthesis is implanted.

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