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implant

Med anything implanted, esp surgically, such as a tissue graft or hormone

implant

[′im‚plant]
(medicine)
A quantity of radioactive material in a suitable container, intended to be embedded in a tissue or tumor for therapeutic purposes.
A tissue graft placed in depth in the body.
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His complaint states that AMS "knew at all times that their penile implants would not last very long after implantation in the human body.
All the penile implant manufacturers chose the second route," said Saul.
The Titan[R] OTR model penile implants are manufactured by Coloplast.
Eid performs more penile implants than any other surgeon - more than 300 per year.
InhibiZone, combined with continued reliability improvements to the implants, should give all urologists the confidence to use penile implants in their treatment regimen for erectile dysfunction.
More than 200,000 men have experienced improved relationships and a better quality of life with American Medical System's erectile restoration devices since the company's first penile implant was introduced in 1973.
Groundbreaking solution Based on the volume of penile implant procedures Dr.
Men having severe erectile dysfunction as a result of post operative prostate cancer surgery or diabetes, for example, are ideal candidates for penile implants because of the permanent and irreversible physical nature of their dysfunction.
If these drugs do not work, the patient may try a vacuum device or a topical or injected drug before considering penile implants such as Dura II.
Francois Eid has performed over 4,000 penile implant surgeries, more than any other surgeon in the world.
A new penile implant designed to treat men living with Drug Resistant Erectile Dysfunction (DRED) was introduced here to doctors attending the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research (ISSIR).