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implant

 
1. (im-plant´) to insert or graft material, such as tissue or radioactive material, into intact tissues or a body cavity; see also transplant.
2. (im´plant) any material inserted or grafted into the body.
cochlear implant see cochlear implant.
dental implant a prosthetic tooth with an anchoring structure surgically implanted beneath the mucosal or periosteal layer or in the bone.
Sequence of treatment with osseointegrated dental implants. From Darby and Walsh, 1995.
penile implant penile prosthesis.

pe·nile im·plant

a rigid, flexible, or inflatable device surgically placed in the corpora cavernosa to produce an erection.
An FDA Class 3 medical device composed of silicone polymers designed to allow a penile erection

pe·nile imp·lant

(pēnīl implant)
Rigid, flexible, or inflatable device surgically placed in the corpora cavernosa to produce an erection.

penile implant

One of a range of prostheses inserted into the penis so that men suffering from organic impotence can achieve a form of erection and enjoy sexual intercourse.
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His complaint states that AMS "knew at all times that their penile implants would not last very long after implantation in the human body.
All the penile implant manufacturers chose the second route," said Saul.
The Titan[R] OTR model penile implants are manufactured by Coloplast.
InhibiZone, combined with continued reliability improvements to the implants, should give all urologists the confidence to use penile implants in their treatment regimen for erectile dysfunction.
More than 200,000 men have experienced improved relationships and a better quality of life with American Medical System's erectile restoration devices since the company's first penile implant was introduced in 1973.
If these drugs do not work, the patient may try a vacuum device or a topical or injected drug before considering penile implants such as Dura II.
The Titan Penile Implant(TM), manufactured by Mentor Corporation of Santa Barbara, CA (NASDAQ:MNTR), features a hydrophilic coating, the first improvement of its kind in a penile implant.
A new penile implant designed to treat men living with drug resistant Erectile Dysfunction (DRED) was introduced in Montreal to doctors attending the 10th World Congress of the International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research (ISSIR).
The hydrophilic technology used in the Titan is the first improvement of its kind in a penile implant.
Our latest accomplishment, Resist surface coating, further enhances an already remarkable penile implant.
As far as penile implants go, they just aren't "me.
She has defended human blood products and plasma derived biologics, over the counter cough/cold products containing PPA, penile implants, seizure medications, bipolar treatments and antidiuretic hormones.