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Rigicon proudly announces the launch of the HL-LEVINE Combo Prosthesis Tool

The new HL-LEVINE Combo Prosthesis Tool represents Rigicon’s commitment to innovation via collaboration with global physician partners.  Dr. Huseyin Luleci and Dr. Laurence Levine, both world-renowned prosthetic urology surgeons, worked together to create this innovative combination surgical tool.  The surgical tool is a combination HL dilator tool and traditional Furlow instrument both used for penile implant surgery. This new tool was designed to help facilitate better patient outcomes by decreasing operating time and eliminating the need to switch between the Furlow and HL dilator during the implant procedure.

“By merging these two key devices, the HL-LEVINE Combo Prosthesis Tool brings enhanced efficiency and simplicity to urological surgery,” said Dr. Luleci. “This is an important leap forward in making complex procedures more manageable and, importantly, reducing the patient’s time in the operating room.”

According to Dr. Levine “the HL-Levine Combo Prosthesis Tool facilitates easier dilation and penile implant insertion, helping to minimize potential surgical complications and promote better postoperative outcomes. By leveraging the design features of the two individual tools, the HL-LEVINE Combo Prosthesis Tool provides an innovative new option for surgeons to utilize during the implant procedures.

About Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction, or ED, is the inability to achieve or sustain an erection suitable for sexual intercourse. ED is a common male sexual disorder and may maintain a permanent course as some men cannot have any erection for the remaining part of their life. ED might have a deep impact on the quality of life and social relationships of the patient.

ED may be basically caused by various diseases and disorders including heart disease, diabetes, pelvic area damage due to surgery, accidents or radiation therapy, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH, which is non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate tissue), disorders associated with low testosterone levels, Parkinson’s disease, and other neurologic diseases.

About Inflatable Penile Prosthesis (Three Piece Inflatable Penile Prosthesis)

Inflatable devices, the most common type of penile implants used, can be inflated to create an erection, and deflated at other times. Three-piece inflatable implants use a fluid-filled reservoir implanted under the abdominal wall, a pump and a release valve placed inside the scrotum, and two inflatable cylinders inside the penis. (Source: Mayo Clinic)

Penile implant surgery is considered a gold standard therapy for men with erectile dysfunction.

About Rigicon

Rigicon specializes in the research, development, and manufacturing of innovative urological solutions with 30 years’ experience in Prosthetic Urology. We focus on creating a comprehensive product portfolio for urologist(s) around the world. Committed to improving the quality of life for patients, Rigicon focuses on providing cutting-edge treatments that address various urological conditions, including erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence.

Release Date: June 16, 2023