« Previous Page
Surgery on the veins to keep them from draining blood
from the penis is called venous ligation. It is no longer done.
Surgery to repair blood vessels may be done for some men
This surgery is
most often done in younger men who have injuries that affect blood flow to the penis.
During surgery, part of a blood vessel is taken from the belly. It is
then used to bypass the damaged part of the artery that supplies blood to the
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
Current as ofMay 22, 2015
Current as of:
May 22, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Christopher G. Wood, MD, FACS - Urology, Oncology
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2015 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.