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- condition, procedure
Penile Implant (Prosthesis)
The penile implant allows men to achieve an erection through an implanted device. These devices can be effective in restoring sexual activity for a man and his partner. At Yale Medicine, our doctors have specialized experience with placing the penile prosthesis.
Reconstructive Urethral Surgery
Because men have a much longer urethra than women, it is more common for men to experience urethral damage requiring surgery. The precipitating condition is often stricture, a urinary blockage that occurs when trauma, inflammation or frequent urinary tract infections lead to a narrowing of one portion of the urethra, causing painful and obstructed urination.