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The Erection Connection #18: ED Treatment with Diabetes

In the most recent episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine discusses the impact a diabetes diagnosis has an erectile function, and how treatment for diabetes-related ED differs from those caused by other factors. Penile implant surgery is often more effective than pills or injection therapy for diabetes patients, but implants are still consistently […]

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The Erection Connection #17: Complex Artificial Urinary Sphincter Surgery

Dr. Brian Christine demonstrates a revision of an artificial urinary sphincter on a patient who was experiencing complications. While the sphincter is the gold standard for treating urinary incontinence following a radical prostatectomy or pelvic damage, complications can happen. Fortunately – it can be treated and give a patient a new lease on life!

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The Erection Connection #16: Outpatient Surgery

In the most recent episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine discusses the benefits of outpatient surgery for penile implants and incontinence treatment. By having a patient be able to go home the same day as their surgical procedure, they lessen the risk of infection, and are able to get a better level of […]

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The Erection Connection #15: Debunking ‘Alternative’ ED Cures

In the most recent episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine is joined by his Fellow to discuss the risks and dubious claims made by producers of ‘alternative’ and unproven treatments for Erectile Dysfunction, including platelet rich plama, ‘stem cell’ therapy, and shockwave therapy. While it’s possible that some treatments will offer potential benefits, […]

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The Erection Connection #14 – Does a Penile Implant Shorten Length?

On this week’s episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine answers one of the most commonly asked questions: does a penile implant shorten length? By demonstrating an inflatable penile implant procedure, Dr. Christine shows that the answer to this is: no! Both the surgery and the implant itself are made with maintaining the pre-surgical […]

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Preventing Penile Implant Infection: The Erection Connection #11

On the most recent epsiode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine demonstrates the many strategies and safeguards he and his team follow to prevent infection in their penile implant procedures. While penile implants have an extremely low rate of infection (less than 1% in non-diabetic patients), Dr. Christine believes it to be essential to […]

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The Erection Connection #10: Safety Checks in the Operating Room

In the most recent episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine takes viewers into the operating room to show the rigorous safety checks that come before every procedure. Whether it’s penile implant surgery, male sling surgery, or genital aesthetics, Dr. Christine and his entire team are will check and double check to make sure […]

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The Erection Connection #9: Dr. Christine Discusses Urological Surgery and Sexual Medicine

In lieu of a typical episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine presents an interview taken at the 2017 meeting of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America. Dr. Christine discusses a wide range of topics, including his experience in urology, his motivation for helping men restore their sexual ability, and his commitment to […]

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The Erection Connection #8: Does it Take a Jedi Master to Deliver a Quality Surgical Outcome?

In the eighth episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine dispels the idea that there’s a secret method to delivering quality results to prosthetic urological patients seeking treatment for Peyronie’s Disease, Urinary Incontinence, or Sexual Dysfunction – quality communication, a consistent team of professionals, and trusted surgical techniques are all it takes!

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