Coated Implants and No Touch Surgical Technique Decreases Risk of Infection in Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Implantation to 0.46%

Urology, 04/24/2012

Infection–retardant coatings lower the risk of infection from 5.3% to 2%. The “no touch” enhancement to the surgical procedure further decreases the rate of infection to 0.46%. Neither manufacturer showed statistical superiority in survival from revision for infection.

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