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The Erection Connection #22: Treating Stress Urinary Incontinence with the AdVanceXP Male Sling

In the latest episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine is joined by Dr. Dean Knoll, a specialist in the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence. The doctors discuss the benefits of the AdVanceXP Male Sling, which is a newer version of the Boston Scientific product to treat male incontinence.

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The Erection Connection #21: Making a Surgical Video

In this episode of the Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine gives a look behind at the scenes at what it takes to make an informative and engaging surgical video. A quality production requires skilled camera work, great audio, and a clear sense of narration to provide the best educational resources for surgeons and patients alike.

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The Erection Connection #19: Getting the Right Cuff Size During Artificial Sphincter Surgery

In this week’s Erection Connection, Dr. Brian Christine talks about how to make sure the proper cuff size is applied during artificial sphincter surgery, and how important it is to restoring standard urinary function. Dr. Christine performs a thorough set of tests to ensure that the cuff is within a “goldilocks zone” where it is […]

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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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