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Surgery on the veins to keep them from draining blood
from the penis is called venous ligation. It is no longer done.
Surgery to repair blood vessels may be done for some men
This surgery is
most often done in younger men who have injuries that affect blood flow to the penis.
During surgery, part of a blood vessel is taken from the belly. It is
then used to bypass the damaged part of the artery that supplies blood to the
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
Current as ofMay 24, 2016
Current as of:
May 24, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
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