Postoperative pulmonary edema secondary to rapid fluid injection into the corporal bodies during surgical correction of penile curvature: a rare consequence of artificial erection

Ethan D. Grober, Eyun-Jung Shin
2013 Canadian Urological Association Journal  
Some experts contend that occlusion of the proximal corpora cavernosalbodies of the penis with a tourniquet or manual compressionduring induction of an artificial erection distorts the penileanatomy and potentially masks proximal curvatures. The currentreport highlights a rare, but potentially morbid, case of postoperativepulmonary edema as a consequence of rapid fluid injectioninto the corporal bodies during surgical correction of penile curvature,in a 48-year-old male with a high-risk cardiac
more » ... a high-risk cardiac history.
doi:10.5489/cuaj.826 fatcat:ajvfsqubdjfcrpd4q4flchhol4