Loss of saline solution

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charlygoico
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Loss of saline solution

Postby charlygoico » Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:32 am

Hello friends, apparently a loss of the saline solution occurred, since when I want to inflate the pump it does not inflate again after pumping. Did someone happen to you? Can you add liquid or do you have to replace the implant? Greetings to all
I'm 43 years old. Probable implant date February 7, 2018 by Dr. Bechara, Argentina. Great surgeon Diagnosis Fuga Venosa more than 20 years ago. I am from Buenos Aires. Argentina.

mr.skin
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Re: Loss of saline solution

Postby mr.skin » Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:33 am

Well, if the saline was lost, you must have a leak.
Thus reimplantation seems the consequence.

But contact your doctor!
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GoodWood
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Re: Loss of saline solution

Postby GoodWood » Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:03 am

Do you have an AMS or Coloplast implant?
51yo. Progressively worsening ED over 6 years. No HTN, DM, or related health issues. 20-40mg of Sildenafil or TriMix (30mg, 4mg, 40mcg) 45 units. Doses have been increasing so staying open to the idea of an implant. Pumping daily to maintain size.

charlygoico
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Re: Loss of saline solution

Postby charlygoico » Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:06 am

Coloplast Titan
I'm 43 years old. Probable implant date February 7, 2018 by Dr. Bechara, Argentina. Great surgeon Diagnosis Fuga Venosa more than 20 years ago. I am from Buenos Aires. Argentina.

Bionic Richard
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Re: Loss of saline solution

Postby Bionic Richard » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:06 am

It could be a valve stuck. Does the bulb stay flat, does it refill,or is it hard and you can't depress it?
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Re: Loss of saline solution

Postby Lost Sheep » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:57 am

The Coloplast Patient Liaison should be able to talk you through cycling (and unsticking) a stuck valve. If a leak, help diagnose that.
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charlygoico
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Re: Loss of saline solution

Postby charlygoico » Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:29 am

Bionic Richard wrote:It could be a valve stuck. Does the bulb stay flat, does it refill,or is it hard and you can't depress it?


The pump is flat and does not fill again, if I press the valve, it returns to its normal form. But it does not inflate the tubes.
I'm 43 years old. Probable implant date February 7, 2018 by Dr. Bechara, Argentina. Great surgeon Diagnosis Fuga Venosa more than 20 years ago. I am from Buenos Aires. Argentina.

LA Johnson
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Re: Loss of saline solution

Postby LA Johnson » Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:32 pm

charlygoico wrote:
Bionic Richard wrote:It could be a valve stuck. Does the bulb stay flat, does it refill,or is it hard and you can't depress it?


The pump is flat and does not fill again, if I press the valve, it returns to its normal form. But it does not inflate the tubes.


Mine did the same thing before my revision in March. There was a leak in the valve body.
B 1958/ M 1991/ VL, Titan implant 3/18 20cm+ 2cm rte Dr. Yafi UCI Medical
1st Revision 3/19 due to pump failure 22cm+1.5 rte; 2nd Revision 9/19 due to pump failure 22cm+2cm rte
3rd Revision 6/16/20 Due to cylinder aneurysm Dr. Kramer Titan 24cm no rte.

RayChez
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Re: Loss of saline solution

Postby RayChez » Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:15 pm

The MS valve done that on my first revision, but the surgeon would not admit that it was a bad valve or a leak. He just said they had changed the MS pump and reservoir, not the cylinders. So I guess they done a partial, and might do the same for you if it has been less then five years with the implant. The recovery is much faster for me anyways.

I am almost positive that it is a stuck or defective pump valve being a retired mechanical engineer that is why I make such a statement, but the surgeon would not admit it.
age: 75 First implant around 2001, 59 at the time. AMS 700 Ultrex
revision Dec 2016. 2ND implant 21CM, 1rte AMS 700 LGX MS pump

charlygoico
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Re: Loss of saline solution

Postby charlygoico » Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:07 pm

Is it likely that they only replace what is damaged? Given that the prosthesis is only 18 months old?
I'm 43 years old. Probable implant date February 7, 2018 by Dr. Bechara, Argentina. Great surgeon Diagnosis Fuga Venosa more than 20 years ago. I am from Buenos Aires. Argentina.


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