Treatment of Impotence in Men with AMS-700 Inflatable Penile Prosthesis  

by Alex Shteynshlyuger MD

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We offer AMS-700 penile implants.

When it comes to the treatment of erectile dysfunction – New York Urology Specialists are a step ahead.  Better Science Means Better Care.   

AMS 700 Penile Prosthesis: State of the Art in Penile Implant Surgery

The AMS-700 three-piece penile prosthesis from Boston Scientific is one of the two inflatable penile implants available in the US. This 3-piece inflatable penile prosthesis includes several features aimed at greater patient satisfaction.

Men who suffer from erectile dysfunction (impotence) can benefit from the AMS-700 inflatable penile prosthesis. The implant closely mimics natural erections. It provides a firm, rigid erection for satisfactory sexual intercourse and penetration when inflated. The penis returns to its natural, flaccid or non-erect state when the device is deflated.

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a board-certified urological surgeon with extensive experience in penile implant insertion for men in New York City.  He is among the top urologists in NYC for AMS-700 penile implant surgery.

How Does the AMS-700 Penile Implant Work?

During the insertion procedure for the AMS-700 three-piece penile prosthesis, a pair of cylinders are implanted in the penis, a pump is placed inside the scrotum, and a reservoir containing sterile saline solution is placed in the lower abdomen. Pumping (squeezing and releasing) the pump in the scrotum (“ballsac”) fills the cylinders in the penis with the saline solution (sterile water) from the reservoir and creates a natural-looking erection.

When the deflate button is pressed, the saline is returned to the reservoir and the penis returns to its natural, flaccid (non-erect) state.

Most men find the AMS-700 inflatable penile implant easy to use. The device features a one-touch button for deflation as well as a lock-out valve that reduces the chances of auto-inflation. Once the device is activated, the erection can be maintained for as long as desired.  It is important to deflate the prosthesis after use to prolong its useful life and minimize the risks of complications.

Penile Prosthesis Insertion Procedure: What to Expect?

The implant procedure is usually done on an outpatient basis. All the device components are inserted through a small incision which can be either penoscrotal (near the penis and scrotum) or infrapubic (near the pubic bone).

At New York Urology Specialists, we prefer the penoscrotal approach due to a lower risk of nerve damage. The AMS penile implant comes with or without pre-connected cylinders and pump, giving the surgeon more choices and the ability to tailor the procedure to a patient’s specific needs.

The surgery is performed under anesthesia (general or spinal). It is not uncommon for men to experience some pain and soreness at the surgical site for a few days to a few weeks. Patients are able to return to light routine activities within a few days. We typically advise men to wait 6 weeks before sexual intercourse.

What Are the Risks of Inflatable Penile Implant Insertion?

As with all surgeries, there is a small risk of complications. The risks associated with modern penile prosthesis insertion procedures are small. However, potential complications may include:

Many patients are well-served by the AMS-700 penile implant but some men may want to consider other treatment options for ED.  Talk to us today at New York Urology Specialists to find out if you are a potential candidate for the AMS-700 penile prosthesis. Our board-certified surgeons will evaluate you and guide you about all the advantages and disadvantages of the procedure to help you make an informed decision.

Benefits of AMS-700 Penile Implant

There are numerous benefits of the AMS-700 penile implant. The AMS-700 penile implant is one of two inflatable penile implants available in the United States, the other one being the Coloplast Titan penile prosthesis.

The AMS-700 penile prosthesis has been used successfully in thousands of men over the past 20 years. Patients who are implanted with the AMS-700 penile implant report high satisfaction rates, as do their partners.

The AMS-700 penile implant is available in multiple lengths and in three versions: AMS-700 LGX, AMS-700 CX, and AMS-700 CXR. The variety of choices and options allows the surgeon to choose the most appropriate penile implant for the patient.

At New York Urology Specialists, we use all three AMS-700 versions depending on the patient’s needs.

AMS-700 penile implant is covered by InhibiZone, which is an antibiotic sheath that covers the penile implant and minimizes the risk of infection. With modern antibiotic prophylaxis, the infection risk with AMS-700 penile implantation is around 1 to 2 percent but can be higher in patients with poorly-controlled diabetes, renal insufficiency, and other risk factors.

The AMS-700 is coated with parylene to enhance its long-term durability and reliability as a permanent treatment option for ED.

AMS-700 LGX Penile Implant with Controlled Expansion

The AMS-700 LGX penile implant model allows for controlled expansion of girth and length of the implant for up to 25 percent after implantation, which may allow patients with penile shortening after radical prostatectomy or as a result of erectile dysfunction to regain some of their lost length over time. For this reason, we advise all our patients to do daily cycling of the penile implant by inflating it for 5 minutes twice a day for 1 year after implantation.


For patients with severe fibrosis and scarring from prior surgery or Peyronie’s disease or after priapism, an AMS-700 CXR penile implant is available, which may be easier to implant in patients with a lot of scarring of the penis. 

AMS-700 CX

The AMS-700 CX penile prosthesis provides more rigidity and is preferred for use in patients with Peyronie’s disease who undergo penile implant with intraoperative penile modeling, plaque excision with grafting, or penile plication.

Mechanical Reliability of AMS-700 Penile Implant

The AMS-700 penile implant has been used for more than 15 years with excellent results. The rates of mechanical failure have come down significantly since prior models of penile implants used in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Most patients with an AMS-700 penile implant can expect to have it for more than 15 years without the need for revision.

MRI Compatibility of AMS-700 Penile Implant

All components of the AMS-700 penile implant are MRI compatible up to 3-Tesla, which means that it is compatible with all modern MRI machines in clinical use. There is also no contraindication to having a CT scan after implantation of an AMS-700 penile prosthesis.

Who is a Good Candidate for AMS-700 Penile Implant?

The AMS-700 penile implant is a very versatile three-piece inflatable penile prosthesis that can be used for all patients with erectile dysfunction who desire penile implant. This type of penile prosthesis can be used in patients with erectile dysfunction caused by hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, renal insufficiency, and renal failure on dialysis, as well as other causes. The AMS-700 penile prosthesis is also a good option for patients with erectile dysfunction associated with Peyronie’s disease and penile fibrosis and scarring.

Patients with erectile dysfunction caused by radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy for prostate cancer as well as treatment for bladder cancer with radical cystectomy or radiation are also good candidates for the AMS-700 penile implant as the reservoir can be placed in an ectopic position.

What Other Options are Available for Patients Desiring a Penile Implant?

Patients desiring a penile implant have 3 options available: They can have a three-piece inflatable penile implant, which is often the preferred option for many patients.

For patients who have had prior pelvic surgery and have extensive adhesions, a two-piece inflatable penile prosthesis, the AMS Ambicor penile implant (an inflatable penile prosthesis without a reservoir) may be a good and safe option.

concealable malleable penile implant such as Tactra penile prosthesis, Spectra penile implant, and Genesis malleable implant is another option for patients who do not have good manual dexterity and want simplicity. The Spectra penile prosthesis is a good option for many patients with arthritis and limited dexterity.

Where to Get Treatment for ED in NYC?

At New York Urology Specialists, we offer specialized treatment for ED for men. Same-day appointments are available.

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5211 or make an appointment online.  

We treat sexual and erection problems and offer comprehensive STD testing for infections.  We treat penile problems in men, including phimosis, balanitis, penile irritation, and penile redness. We perform a no-scalpel vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, cosmetic circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty. We offer confidential appointments.

Our prices are ED treatment prices are affordable with or without insuranceLow-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.  We offer free insurance verification.

Read Real Stories of Men who Underwent Treatment for ED at New York Urology Specialists.

We offer ED treatment to patients within driving distance to our offices as well as from other states and countries.  Our patients come from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut, and over 30 countries worldwide.

What do Penile Problems Look Like?

You can find pictures of penile problems including before and after treatment images in our image gallery.

What You Need to Know:

Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction?

  • All treatment is performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in treating men with symptoms of ED, premature ejaculation, and other sexual problems using medical therapy, minimally invasive therapies, lasers, and surgery.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual, and erection problems in men.
  • We offer diagnostic testing in our office which avoids hospital costs.
  • Extensive Experience: Thousands of men have treated successfully using medical therapy, shockwave therapy for ED, penile injections with Trimix, and penile implant surgery.
  • Confidential and Understanding Care. We understand that most of our patients desire privacy.  We see patients with a variety of urological problems. Your reason for visiting us is entirely confidential.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual and erection problems in men.
  • We are conveniently located within 30-60 minute commute to men who are seeking ED treatment in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Long Island, Bronx, and New Jersey.

Scheduling Appointments for Penile Implant with AMS-700 Treatment of Organic Impotence in Men with Vascular Problems, Diabetes, Renal Insufficiency and Hypertension at New York Urology Specialists

If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5211.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.  Find out our office hours or directions to our office

We offer affordable prices with or without insurance.  Low-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.

We offer weekday, weekend, and evening office hours.

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a board-certified urologist, who specializes in all aspects of care for sexual problems in men including ED, premature ejaculation, and other sexual concerns.  He has successfully treated hundreds of men with sexual problems including ED and poor libido.

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ED is Treatable in Nearly Every Man

Excellence-Urology_Care-banner2At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially trained in the evaluation and treatment of erectile dysfunction.  We understand the challenges that ED creates for our patients, their relationships, and their self-esteem.  We help you find a treatment for erectile dysfunction that fits your needs, lifestyle, and your preferences.

Urologists are doctors specializing in the treatment of men with erectile dysfunction. By the virtue of our experience and skill, we are able to offer an effective treatment option for nearly every man who desires an effective treatment for ED.  We offer medical and surgical treatment for erectile dysfunction.

We Treat Some of the Most Complex ED Problems Including:

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger:

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5211 or make an appointment online

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained board-certified urologist with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of sexual and erection problems in men using modern effective and proven treatment methods.  We offer inflatable penile implant, shockwave therapy for ED, and treatment for Peyronie’s disease.

He is highly recommended by top primary care physicians in the New York area. If you or someone you know has been experiencing urological symptoms, make an appointment to take advantage of Dr. Shteynshlyuger’s expert advice. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5211.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.  Find out our office hours or directions to our office

We offer affordable appointment prices with or without insurance.  Low-cost Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are available to our patients.

We offer weekday, weekend, and evening office hours.


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