Inflatable penis

512px-Bike_pumpMohammed Abad fell under a car as a child and dragged 600 feet. He’s had 119 operations to salvage his penis, but until an 8 inch inflatable implant was added, he wasn’t able to have an erection.

David Pescovitz from BoingBoing comments:

The implant was the culmination of years of reconstructive surgery. These kinds of implants are commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction.

But far from being a rare surgery, it’s performed all the time, as notes:

Penile implants for erectile dysfunction have been been continually improved and refined over the last 40 years. More than 300,000 cis gender and trans gender men have had penile implant surgery, with approximately 20,000 penile implant surgeries a year

Read the original article on boingboing, and on the British Journal, and find further research on

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