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Distal penile tumors (Fig. 6.2) involving the glans penis or distal corporal heads are traditionally successfully managed by performing a partial penectomy. Patients with such lesions can now benefit from penile-preserving surgery which maintains penile length and has a better cosmetic result. Austoni and coworkers highlighted the anatomical distinction between the corpora cavernosa and the corpus spongiosum and proposed glansectomy as a surgical option for patients with penile cancer confined to the glans.4 1 Approximately 80% of all cases of invasive penile carcinoma are potentially amenable to this operation. The extent of tumor invasion is confirmed with preoperative MRI imaging, with intracavernosal prostaglandin induced erection (Chap 4).42,43

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