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What happens during vascular reconstructive surgery for ED?

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The goal of the operation is to bypass blocked arteries that cause erection problems.

A surgeon transfers an artery from a muscle in the belly to one in the penis. This creates a path for blood to move around the problem area.

From: Vascular Reconstructive Surgery for ED WebMD Medical Reference

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American Urological Association.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

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American Urological Association.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

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