Treatment Satisfaction of Peyronie's Disease Patients at a Teaching Hospital

Treatment Satisfaction of Peyronie's Disease Patients at a Teaching Hospital

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Author(s): Camila Klotz, Lívia Fratelli, Bruno Hideo Nishi, Lilian Castiglioni, Luis Cesar Fava Spessoto, Fernando Nestor Facio Junior

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.2726 16 31 1-5 Volume 12 - Oct 2023


Background: The penis can be affected by several pathologies, including Peyronie's Disease (PD), a condition characterized by structural alterations caused by disorders that occur during tunica albuginea healing. Several clinical treatment options exist for the management of this pathology, however the benefits of many have not been proven scientifically. The objective of this study was to investigate the management and follow-up of Peyronie's disease patients in order to identify the treatments provided and the respective degrees of patient satisfaction. Over 18-year-old male patients with early onset Peyronie's disease (less than three months) treated at an outpatient urological clinic between 2015 and 2020 were retrospectively studied. Results: The most commonly used treatment was the combination of pentoxifylline, vitamin E and colchicine (44%). There is evidence of a significant association between the type of clinical treatment used and the results of surgery. Although 37.2% of the patients had surgical complications, 32 of the 43 individuals who underwent the surgical procedure were satisfied with the results. Conclusions: Treatment satisfaction of Peyronie's disease patients was higher for those submitted to surgical treatment compared to clinical treatment.


Peyronie's Disease, Erectile Dysfunction, Surgery, Penile Prosthesis


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