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Reconstructive Urology and Prosthetics

Reconstructive Urology and Prosthetics2021-02-08T17:20:55+00:00

Keck Medicine of USC urologists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that directly impact quality of life. Physicians in the division of genitourinary reconstruction and prosthetics have specialized expertise in treating patients who suffer from conditions that include: erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence, urethral stricture disease, radiation damage and Peyronie’s disease.

Erectile Dysfunction

Our urologists comprehensively treat erectile dysfunction, by exploring medical options that can have positive results for patients. Our expertise includes penile prosthetic surgery, also known as penile implant implantation. At Keck Medicine, our physicians have performed more penile prosthesis placements than any other institution in the western United States. We offer both inflatable and noninflatable devices and are at the forefront of the latest techniques and technologies. Many patients who have not had successful treatment at other institutions are referred to our specialists. Our team also has expertise in treating Peyronie’s disease and offers all treatment options, including collagenase clostridium histolyticum and surgical reconstruction.

Male Urinary Incontinence

Male urinary incontinence is underdiagnosed. Patients are referred to us after suffering for years with bothersome urinary incontinence that has significantly impaired their quality of life. We offer patients a variety of treatment options that can restore a patient’s continence. Our institution has performed more artificial urinary sphincter placements than any other institution, and we continue to be at the forefront of developing new techniques to improve continence outcomes. We have unmatched expertise in primary placement and revision surgery, and we are a major referral center for patients who have failed treatment at other institutions.

Urethral Reconstruction

Our surgeons specialize in urethral reconstruction to address urethral strictures and recurrent bladder neck contractures that arise after trauma, surgery for prostate cancer or pelvic radiation, often with unique repairs developed or refined by our surgeons. We are able to offer patients a variety of techniques, including endoscopic repair, primary anastomosis, two-stage repair, flap surgery and the urethral pull through urethroplasty.

Total Urinary Tract Reconstruction and Urinary Diversion

For patients that require urinary diversion, due to genitourinary cancer, radiation-cystitis or pelvic trauma, we have extensive experience in all forms of urinary tract reconstruction, and patients are offered all forms of urinary diversion. Keck Medicine was one of the first institutions in the world to offer orthotopic neobladder reconstruction in men and the first to offer such reconstruction in women.

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