[The value and limits of the use of mechanical erection aids in the treatment of erection disorders]

Ann Urol (Paris). 1993;27(3):156-9.
[Article in French]


Mechanical devices for assisting erection are gaining a wider interest and are of significant importance in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. The authors have assessed their contribution to the treatment of impotence in 36 patients at our outpatient Andrology clinic/CHUV. (31 patients with organic impotence, the remaining five being of psychogenic origin).

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Equipment Design
  • Equipment and Supplies*
  • Erectile Dysfunction / etiology
  • Erectile Dysfunction / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Penile Erection
  • Pressure
  • Vacuum