The Status of Biofilms in Penile Implants
AbstractErectile dysfunction is prevalent among men and will continue to become more so with the aging population. Of the available treatment options, implantable prosthetic devices are typically thought of as a third line treatment even though they have the highest satisfaction rate and continually improving success rates. Infection and mechanical failure are the most common reasons for implant revision in the past. Since the development of more reliable devices, bacterial biofilms are coming to the forefront of discussion as causes of required revision. Biofilms are problematic as they are ubiquitous and exceedingly difficult to prevent or treat. View Full-Text
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Faller, M.; Kohler, T. The Status of Biofilms in Penile Implants. Microorganisms 2017, 5, 19.
Faller M, Kohler T. The Status of Biofilms in Penile Implants. Microorganisms. 2017; 5(2):19.Chicago/Turabian Style
Faller, Matthew; Kohler, Tobias. 2017. "The Status of Biofilms in Penile Implants." Microorganisms 5, no. 2: 19.