What you need to know about penile plication
Penile plication surgery takes about 1 hour to perform depending on complexity.
There are certain risks and known complications of penile plication these include:
- Penile shortening typically most men experience shortening of half a centimeter to 1-1/2 cm. The more severe the curvature, the higher the likelihood of length loss.
- Patients may experience decreased sensation in the penis or increased sensation in the penis. A patient may also experience tingling and numbness. There is a small risk of necrosis of the skin and glans.