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Actas Urológicas Españolas

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CANDEBAT MONTERO, L.H. et al. Modified surgical technique in peyronie’s disease: Our experience. Actas Urol Esp [online]. 2008, vol.32, n.2, pp.240-245. ISSN 0210-4806.

The authors conducted a study from 2003 to 2005 with the purpose of modifing a surgical technique in subjects with Peyronie´s disease. Each subject filled out and signed an informed consent form established for use by the Hospital Provincial Universitario "Saturnino Lora Torres", in Santiago de Cuba, that included a description of the variables of the investigation. The study confirmed that Peyronie´s disease affecting predominatly males between the ages of 30 to 70 years. Dorso lateral incurvation was the most comon. The ecogram is an effective method for locating and measuring plaque. Results: Total correction of the curvature in 98,6%. High grade of satisfaction in 200 patients. Conclusion: Essed operation is an easy and effective surgical technique in the Peyronie´s disease for curvature correction. The proposed surgical technique avoided the complications found in original operations and has an economic impact of reducing costs by providing an ambulatory surgery using local anesthesic.

Keywords : Essed technique; Peyronie´s disease.

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