AMS 700 LGX is an effective tool for gaining confidence through a penile prosthesis implant. According to the results of a study, 1.7 million men are candidates for PPI in the USA, UK & Australia and can get benefits by penile implantation. Below is a comprehensive guide to planning AMS 700 LGX™ penile implant at an affordable cost.
AMS 700 LGX is the gold standard when it comes to penile implants. It is manufactured by Boston Scientific and one of the most successful and highly advanced penile implants available anywhere in the world.
AMS 700 implant is a three piece penile implant, which means it makes use of 3 components to function. These interconnected components are two cylinders, a pump and a reservoir. The cylinders are used in pairs ( just like silicone rods in semi rigid implants) and are placed in the corpus cavernosa. The pump is placed in the scrotum and is connected with the reservoir which is surgically placed in the abdominal cavity. As soon as the patient presses the pump, the fluid from the reservoir rushes to the cylinders. This causes the cylinders to expand or inflate, and gives the penis a stiff erection. The patient can now have uninterrupted sexual intercourse of desired duration. When the sexual activity is over and the erection is no longer required, the patient can press the deflate button on the pump placed in the scrotum. This causes the fluid from the penis to move back to the reservoir and hence returning back to the flaccid state.
|Procedure||Cost in India||Cost in USA||Cost in UK||Cost in Australia|
|AMS 700 Implantation||$12,500||$22,000||$20,000||$20,000|
Hundreds of patients from the USA, UK, and Australia visit India for affordable penile implant procedures each year. They get satisfactory results and contentment in their lives. Here, watch a review from a patient who had undergone penile implant surgery.
AMS 700 LGX is a 3-piece inflatable penile implant. An inflatable penile implant consists of a fluid-stuffed reservoir, a pump, and two cylindrical implants. The fluid transfers to the cylinder by pressing the pump in the scrotum. One can stay erect as long as he wants. Here are some features of this implant made after long research and detailed study to fit anyone despite their ethnicity.
Rear Tip Extender (RTE) Model: Tip extender helps fit in the penis and secure rigid erection. As the implant comes in a broad range of sizes, it fits correctly to any person.
Concealability: The penile implant is customized for flexible use. So it offers a smooth feature for comfort while deflated.
Pump with Momentary Squeeze: Momentary squeeze(MS) allows the implant to deflate with one touch. And the lock-out-valve resists auto inflation.
Inhibizone Antibiotic coating: AMS 700 LGX implant is soaked in an antibacterial called inhibizone to prevent infection due to the implant. Inhibizone consists of two types of antibiotics. One is Rifampin and the other is Minocycline. These antibiotics are released slowly after the AMS 700 penile prosthesis surgery. Hence, it helps reduce the infection rate due to implant by half.
The 3-piece IPP model consists of a reservoir that is implanted in the lower abdomen. The two cylinders are implanted into the shaft of the penis, side by side. And the pump implanted in the scrotum.
♦ The reservoir contains fluid that helps inflate the cylinders at the time of erection. At the deflated position, the liquid stays in the reservoir.
♦ Cylinders inflate when the liquid in the reservoir moves into it. The cylinders firmly erect the penis like a natural erection happens.
♦ A pump is utilized to inflate or deflate the cylinders. It helps transfer fluid to the cylinder from the reservoir for the erection.
One must know how to inflate the implant to get the erection. The experts will explain to you the function of inflating and deflating the implant. To inflate it, one must squeeze the pump in the scrotum. The squeezing helps the pump to activate. The fluid then moves to the cylinders from the reservoir. One may feel the movement of fluid into the cylinders. When cylinders get filled with fluid, the penis erects.
To deflate the implant, there is an easy deflation button above the pump. When you feel the need to deflate it, you can squeeze the deflation button for about four seconds. After that, the fluid leaves the cylinders. Then, the cylinders return to their original shape which makes the penis flaccid.
One must remember never to squeeze the deflation button and the inflation pump together.
|Implant Models||AMS 700 LGX||AMS 700 CX||AMS 700 CXR|
|Features||3-piece IPP (2 cylinders, 1 pump, & 1 reservoir)||3-piece IPP (2 cylinders, 1 pump, & 1 reservoir)||3-piece IPP (2 cylinders, 1 pump, & 1 reservoir)|
|Available Lengths||12 cm, 15cm, 18 cm, and 21 cm||12 cm, 15cm, 18 cm, 21 cm and 24 cm are available on special orders.||12 cm, 14cm, and 16cm. 10 cm and 18 cm are available on special orders.|
Like AMS 700™ LGX from Boston Scientific, there are other companies for 3-piece inflatable penile prosthesis. One of them is Rigicon, which provides the Rigicon Infla 10X model. Another company, Coloplast, provides the Coloplast Titan model.
|Implant Models||AMS 700™ LGX||Rigicon Infla 10X||Coloplast Titan|
|Available Lengths||12 cm, 15cm, 18 cm, and 21 cm||12 cm, 15cm, 18 cm, 22 cm and 24 cm||14 cm, 16 cm, 18 cm, 20 cm and 22 cm|
|Rigidity||Rigid after inflation and flaccid after deflation||Rigid after inflation||Rigid after inflation and deflation|
|Pump||Momentary squeezing (easy to deflate)||Rapid pump (rapid inflation and deflation)||One-touch pump (easy to™ inflate)|
It is suggested to consult with a board-certified andrologist who can diagnose your issue better. The expert will assist you in choosing a penile implant according to your anatomy and desires. CureIndia andrologists are highly qualified and have successfully handled many such issues.
The AMS 700 penile prosthesis model is prepared for long-term use without worrying. The easy-to-use functions provide satisfaction. The parylene coating over the implant protects it from damage. Hence, this model is more durable than other implants.
AMS 700 LGX is the only penile implant that provides an increase in size. It comes with various sizes according to requirements. Not only is the length, but it also increases the girth. So, if anyone is worried about size, they can opt for this model. According to a study in Boston Scientific, patients gain 3 cm length and 2 cm girth after one year of the implant.
The inflation and deflation of the implant's cylinders, provide the closest experience of natural penis erection with the help of an external device. It can be said that it’s hard to find out that a person is using an AMS 700 penile implant if not explicitly informed.
The inflatable penile implants, especially the model allows the penile implant or the penis to return to a flaccid state after intercourse, just like a natural flaccid penis. On the other hand, most of the semi rigid penile implants maintain some stiffness while not being used for sexual intercouse, hence providing an unpleasant concealment.
The particular penile implant is a fairly easy device to operate. The device needs gentle press of a pump for inflating the cylinders in the penis, and a gentle push of the deflate button on the pump to deflate the cylinders. Once accustomed, the device can be operated like a breeze.
The penile implant comes with an international warranty, irrespective of which country you got the implant done in. In other words it means that If you get the penile implant surgery in India, and fly back to your home country, the implant is still under warranty.
The AMS 700 penile implant model comes with an optional InhibiZone™ Antibiotic Surface Treatment, which prevents bacterial infections associated with penile implants.
It is one of the most advanced and successful penile implants available in the world and is considered to be a gold standard for permanent treatment of erectile dysfunction. The AMS 700 penile implant cost depends on the experience of the penile surgeon as well as the hospital. AMS 700 lgx cost is $12,500, all inclusive.
The penile implant is available in various sizes for everyone. The penile prosthesis is available in 12 cm, 15cm, 18 cm, and 21 cm length. It is a 3-piece system specially made for the expansion in length. It provides 25% up in length and up to 20 mm expansion in girth. Hence, people who want to enhance their penis have an option with this penile implant.
|Penoscrotal Approach||Model Number||Infrapubic Approach||Model Number|
|12cm PS||72404250||12cm IP||72404255|
|15cm PS||72404251||15cm IP||72404256|
|18cm PS||72404252||18cm IP||72404257|
|21cm PS||72404253||21cm IP||72404258|
There are other inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) available. However, the others help maintain the size and girth. On the other hand, AMS 700 LGX sizes fit people and increase their size. As per the study, no patient experienced a shortening of the length after an implant surgery using the model. However, a 3 cm increase in length is found in a study. Many patients have received this implant because the model provides fewer complications and erection that feel ‘natural’.
This inflatable penile prosthesis is a 3-piece implant. It consists of two cylinders and a reservoir. The reservoir is spherical. Check the diagram to learn about the implants’ components and functions.
Dr. Gautam Banga is a reconstructive urologist and andrologist in Delhi NCR. He is one of the best doctors for penile implants in India, trained for the highest satisfaction rates. He gets patients from the Middle East, CIS, Russia & the UK. He is an international faculty in andrology & reconstructive urology and has been invited by several countries to their national conferences including Tunisia, Iraq, Germany, Kurdistan, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan.
Dr. Vijayant Govinda Gupta is a renowned name amongst medical tourists coming to India for penile implants. He specializes in doing AMS 700 penile prosthesis surgery for national and international patients. He is a member of the European Association of Urology and Urological Society of India. He is the only triple-certified penile implant surgeon in Delhi with a vast experience of 14 years.
Dr. Raman Tanwar is an internationally-trained andrologist and sexologist working with renowned hospitals of Delhi NCR. He has ample knowledge of both AMS 700 and Inflatable penile prosthesis surgery. He has been awarded by the British Medical Association, Indian Medical Association, International Society of Sexual Medicine, Urological Society of India, Men’s Health Society of India, and many more.
Dr. Vineet Malhotra is the best urologist & sexologist in Delhi with vast experience in treating men with ED. He is one of the top ten urologists in India and specializes providing a wide range of treatment options for ED cure and male infertility. Over 17 years of experience in minimally invasive urological and andrological procedures have led him to the pinnacle in the same field.
The surgery is done by making a very small incision in the scrotum or just above the pubic bone, through which all the components of the implant are inserted and put in place. The surgery lasts for around 1 hour to 90 minutes and is performed under anaesthesia. The patient is required to stay at the hospital for 2 days, and stay in nearby the hotel for 2 more days for follow-up & avoid the penile implant problems. There can be some pain and soreness at the surgical site, but that will be healed soon. In 3-4 days the patient is fit to carry on with day to day activities with precaution. The patient can engage in normal sexual activity in around 4 to 6 week’s time.
The surgeon has two choice while implanting the AMS 700 penile prosthesis :-
A small incision is made in the scrotum, and the pre connected components of the implants are inserted and put in place.Implant placed with preconnected cylinders and pump. The chances of damage to the dorsal nerves is quite less with this approach, and hence ensuring no sensory loss.
A small infrapubic incision is made just above the pubic bone. This approach allows the surgeon to implant the reservoir quickly and under direct supervision through the same incision. Thus an extra incision in the scrotum can be avoided by the Infrapubic approach and hence it is more minimally invasive. With this approach the cylinders and pump are not pre connected and connected later on.
While both of the above techniques are safe and successful, it really depends on the approach the surgeon is more comfortable with. As a matter of fact most of the surgeons prefer the Penoscrotal approach for perfect placement of the implant.
Whether your insurance will cover your AMS 700 LGX 3-piece penile implant cost depends entirely on the purpose of your surgery. Of course, a penile implant is for treating erectile dysfunction. But there are some prominent factors you must check before going deeper.
Commercial health insurance companies and Medicare, or VI, are specially designed to provide their clients with insurance coverage for medically necessary treatments. Anything or any medical procedure conducted purely for enhancing physical appearance or out of personal choice is deemed aesthetic or cosmetic surgery.
In most cases, a penile implant is considered purely cosmetic surgery if psychological issues lead to erectile dysfunction. However, if your problems with erectile dysfunction are directed not only by psychological and physical complications, your insurance company may cover a portion of your penile implant procedure.
Medicare and other health insurance companies usually cover the costs of AMS 700 LGX™ or any other penile implant if a patient can prove that his penile prosthesis is required to perform an erection. If you need such insurance coverage, talk to your surgeon first. Your surgeon is well aware of such factors and will help you with detailed documented medical history. They will provide proof of the failure of alternative techniques as well. Gather them and submit them as your verified proof to the insurance company.
The AMS 700 penile implant is undoubtedly a great and budget friendly penile implant, but a few factors decide if it is the best implant for you. The choice of implant depends on a lot of factors like :-
Budget of the patient - The AMS 700 LGX is one of the most advanced and successful penile implants available in the world. So, the cost is a bit on the higher side. So if budget is not a concern for you, AMS 700 LGX is the gold standard in penile prosthesis. But if you are a bit limited by budget, you can consider opting for an AMS Ambicor 2 piece inflatable penile implant or Semi Rigid penile implants.
Concealment of the Implant - The AMS 700 LGX IPP can be more easily concealed as compared to the semi rigid penile implants. So if concealment is a major concern for you, AMS 700 LGX is an excellent implant for you.
Ease of use - The AMS 700 LGX is very easy to operate and use. A gentle push of a pump erects the penis, and a slight bend of the penis shaft returns the erected penis to a flaccid state.
Warranty & Life - The AMS 700 penile implant comes with an international warranty for mechanical failure of the components. The device is a high quality one and generally works fine for years. If the device stops working because of a mechanical issue, the company replaces the implant. So if you want to safeguard your investment, AMS 700 is the best implant for you.
Natural Behaviour - If your goal is to have a sexual intercouse which is as close to natural as possible, then AMS 700 LGX implants is better poised. The inflatable implants inflate and deflate the penis with fluid, just like it happens in a person with no erectile dysfunction and hence the gold standard for ED cure.
None of the penile implants are covered by Insurance in India, just like cosmetic surgeries. However, you can still check with your Insurer if they assist with penile implants.