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Inflatable penile implant to treat erectile dysfunction

View full-sized image Drawing of an inflatable penile implant to treat erectile dysfunction. An erection is produced by squeezing a small pump implanted in the scrotum. The pump causes fluid to flow from a reservoir in the lower pelvis to two inflatable rods in the penis. The
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Drawing of an inflatable penile implant to treat erectile dysfunction. An erection is produced by squeezing a small pump implanted in the scrotum. The pump causes fluid to flow from a reservoir in the lower pelvis to two inflatable rods in the penis. The

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Drawing of an inflatable penile implant to treat erectile dysfunction. An erection is produced by squeezing a small pump implanted in the scrotum. The pump causes fluid to flow from a reservoir in the lower pelvis to two inflatable rods in the penis. The

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A pump implanted under the skin fills two rods with fluid to cause an erection.

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