General

Do you know the basic cost of the more common treatments for PD such as Nesbit plication, grafting, etc? Do most insurances cover any of these costs?

When Peyronie’s disease is recognized and requires surgical correction, the great majority of insurance companies will cover the cost for the surgery. Fees vary by region and surgeon, but I have seen surgeon charges ranging from $1500.00 to $9000.00 for penile straightening with plication or grafting.

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Last year my penis began to point downward and developed an indentation on the topside. My penis is now bent about 90 degrees and it is hinged. I can straighten it enough to pull it where it needs to go…no pain, ever. After seeing a urologist that prescribed Potaba, then researching about the various treatments, I found several additional options that may help, including colchicine, collagenase, and finally surgery. What is the best treatment or surgical option for this kind of PD?

It seems that you have a rather severe degree of Peyronie’s disease with a 90-degree downward or ventral bend. The fact that you have a hinge-effect suggests that there may also be some indentation which is destabilizing the penile shaft resulting in the ability to flex the

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I recently had surgery for a congenitally curved penis. The surgery was called a “penile plication.” I have no feeling in the last inch of the shaft and the head. Is this normal, and will the feeling return when I am further healed?

Penile plication is the preferred surgical approach for straightening the penis, for congenital curvature. The sensory nerves supplying the shaft and the head of the penis run on the top or dorsal surface of the penis. Therefore, if you had a downward curve, it is likely those

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If the penis has a 70-degree bend upward and surgery is performed to correct this condition, what would be the expected result? (Worse and best case).

The best case scenario is clearly satisfactory functional straightening of the penis to less than 20 degrees, preservation of sensation, length and erectile capacity. In men who have good erections preoperatively, 95% can expect this type of result. In men who have borderline erections, upwards of 30%

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