SOURCE: Advanced Urological Care, PC

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April 17, 2009 13:16 ET

Dr. J. Francois Eid's "No-Touch" Technique Is a Breakthrough in Penile Implant Surgery

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 17, 2009) - The "No-Touch" surgical technique, perfected by Dr. J. Francois Eid, director and founder of Advanced Urological Care in New York City, is a surgical innovation in the field of penile implant surgery. Dr. Eid's breakthrough technique, which was refined after years of testing, boasts a success rate, which speaks for itself, with penile implant infection rates near zero. Despite stringent precautions, infection rates are 5%, with some institutions reporting infection rates as high as 50%. In contrast, 70% of all implants currently inserted in patients in the United States are performed by doctors that undertake fewer than 3 penile implants per year.

Dr. Eid, also a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at Cornell University, believes the best way to eliminate infection is through prevention of exposure to bacteria and normal skin flora. He reasons that eliminating direct AND indirect contact (for example, through surgical equipment or gloves) between the prosthesis and the skin will most effectively reduce infection rates. Dr. Eid attributes the concept, development and implementation of the No-Touch Technique to his extensive experience performing penile implantations, which total over 300 procedures per year. Dr. Eid has performed more internal penile prosthesis surgeries than anyone in the world. "It is the decrease of total bacterial count and exposure to skin, rather than the complete elimination of bacteria from the procedure, that accounts for the success of penile prosthesis implantation," explains Dr. Eid.

About J. Francois Eid, M.D, and

Dr. Eid is the director and founder of Advanced Urological Care in New York City. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at Cornell University. Dr. Eid is one of the foremost specialists in urological prosthetic reconstruction and performs over 300 internal penile implants per year with zero, or minimal complications. Dr. Eid leads workshops on penile prosthesis surgeries worldwide. More information about Dr. Eid and his expertise with erectile dysfunction treatment, penile prosthesis implantations urinary dysfunction treatment, and ejaculation dysfunction treatment can be found on his website,, or by telephone 212-535-6690.