increase in penile circumference and quality of life
Menezes, M1; Gillaux, C1; Duarte, L1; Penna, A1; Prata, A1
1: Clínica Dantas, Brazil
Objective: To determine if the increase in the circumference of the penis up to 5 cm brought an improvement in the quality of life of the 64 patients seen in 2015.
Material and Methods: Although polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) has been used by us for 18 years to increase the circumference of the penis. In this study, we followed up 64 patients who underwent the procedure in 2015 (2 years), and 23 patients (35.94%) answered the questionnaire by email, whatsapp or telephone. The implant used was PMMA (10%) in the 20 ml volume under local anesthesia (xylocaine), 20 days after postectomy and allergy test. Outpatient.
Results: There was an increase in the circumference in 100% of the patients.
Degree of personal satisfaction after procedure
Not attained 4.3%
Beyond expectations 13%
Degree of satisfaction of the partner in relation to the volume of the penis after the procedure
Without expectations 21.7%
Partially reached 8.7%
In addition to the 17.4%
Number of perceived spontaneous erections
There were not 87%
There was 8.7%
Number of post-procedure sexual relations
There was no increase of 60.9%
There was no increase in the number of sexual partners in 87%. There was a change in the range and financial income after the procedure in 17.4%. There was an increase in the social involvement of 60.87% of the patients (trips, parties and church). There was an improvement in the quality of life in 73.9% of cases.
Conclusions: The 10% PMMA implant produced an increase in the circumference of the penis in 100% of the patients who answered the questionnaire. The personal satisfaction after the procedure was 69.5% of the patients. There was also improvement in the satisfaction of the partner (o) in relation to the penis in 69.6%. The results define a change in the quality of life of 73.9% of the patients with social, physical and emotional improvements. Further studies should be performed with deepening of the quality of life after enlargement of the circumference of the penis.
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