The temporalis fascia graft is the most versatile bent penile shaft treatment method for correcting complex or severe deformities. The best results are with grafts of living tissue, rather than with dacron or other synthetics. We have found temporalis fascia to be the best material, in our hands. This thin but tough membrane is a reliable and effective graft, with a long and successful track record in a variety of reconstructive operations. See the Peyronie’s Disease Photos below to follow the temporalis fascia graft treatment on a bent penile shaft.
First, the plaques are marked. Then they are divided with a scalpel
The gaps created by these carefully planned incisions are then patched with tailored pieces of temporalis fascia
The repair is then tested by inflation with sterile saline, and repairs made.
Grafting Risks and Results
Impotence from graft surgery occurs in 5 to 10% of patients. Age, diabetes, smoking, blood pressure medicines, and downward bend contribute to this risk. In most cases, medications will overcome the problem. Permanent penile sensory alteration happens less than 5% of the time. Failure to adequetely correct the deformity is a third risk of approximately the same magnitude. In properly selected candidates, overall satisfaction with the outcome of surgery is in the 85 to 90% range.
Temporalis Fascia Graft