Penile Prosthetic Surgery is the implantation of an implantable penile prosthesis. This is the gold standard in terms of permanent restoration of quality erectile function. The inflatable penile prosthesis is inserted through a small transverse incision and comprises and intra abdominal reservoir of normal saline, inflatable cylinders within the penis and an inflate and deflate pump mechanism located within the scrotum. Surgery is performed on a twenty-four hour hospital stay basis. Should the patient be impotent pre-operatively or should potency not return post-operatively the patient should be counselled with respect to penile prosthetic surgery in terms of adequate long-term management.

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