Intralesional hyaluronic acid: an innovative treatment for Peyronie’s disease

Romano Gennaro, Davide Barletta, Gianni Paulis

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Abstract

Objective: The significantly different effects of several conservative treatments for Peyronie’s disease (PD) led us to conduct this study to evaluate the effectiveness of local treatment with injectable hyaluronic acid (HA) for patients with this disease. Materials and methods: The study included 83 PD patients who underwent treatment and 81 PD patients who did not (control group). The inclusion criteria were: penile plaque volume 3; clinical characteristics and ultrasonographic appearance compatible with active inflammation; and penile curvature

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1595-1602
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Urology and Nephrology
Volume47
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 11 2015

Keywords

  • Hyaluronic acid
  • Penile curvature
  • Peyronie’s disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Urology

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