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What is a vacuum constriction device?

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A vacuum constriction device (VCD) is an external pump with a band on it that a man with erectile dysfunction can use to get and maintain an erection.

The VCD consists of an acrylic cylinder with a pump that may be attached directly to the end of the penis. A constriction ring or band is placed on the cylinder at the other end, which is applied to the body. The cylinder and pump are used to create a vacuum to help the penis become erect. The band or constriction ring is used to help maintain the erection.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017
Reviewed by William Blahd on September 11, 2017

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