NCBI ROFL: A vacuum device for penile elongation: fact or fiction?

By ncbi rofl | September 11, 2009 3:00 pm

“OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of a vacuum device as a noninvasive method for penile elongation. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between September 2003 and November 2004, 37 sexually active men with a stretched penis length of <10 cm were given vacuum treatment three times a week, for 20 min on each occasion, for 6 months. RESULTS: After 6 months, the mean penile length had increased from 7.6 cm to 7.9 cm (no significant difference). The efficacy of vacuum treatment was approximately 10%, and the patient satisfaction rate was 30%. There was one case of haematoma of the penis and one of glans numbness, both resolved spontaneously without any intervention. CONCLUSION: Vacuum treatment of the penis is not an effective method for penile elongation, but provides psychological satisfaction for some men."

CATEGORIZED UNDER: NCBI ROFL, penis friday
  • Neuroskeptic

    Darn….

  • victoria

    the best part is it's from Iran's flagship university!

  • http://andeatingit2.com Joanna Cake

    I suspect that it might help men who are recovering after operations for this

  • Brian Too

    Swedish penis enlargers just aren’t my bag, baby!

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