3-25 yrs... If successfully implanted, the reported longevity of penile prosthesis has highly varied, ranging usually between 5-15 yrs, but may be shorter as 1-3 yrs or longer up to 20-25 yrs, at least based on my personal experience. If unsuccessfully ended with infection (.
Variable. It is a mechanical device and can malfunction at any time; however, they are very well engineered and often will last many years until they require a revision.
Please tell me if there are any non-surgical alternatives to penile prosthesis implant for erectile dysfunction?
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