The Nesbit Procedure is a procedure usually adopted to as part of Peyronie’s disease surgery.
If your penis is curved to the extent that it causes difficulties during sexual intercourse, of the curvature bothers you, then this is the most common procedure performed to fix a bent penis.
It is the procedure with least risk and is the easiest operation for Urologists to perform. The success rate is high but it can leave the penis shorter afterwards, how shorter depends on the extent of the curve.
You will have noticed that when you get an erection one side of your penis is longer than the other.
With the Nesbit procedure the surgery is performed on the long side of the penis to make the penis straight, but this leads to some shortening. Whereas in the plaque incision and grafting procedure the surgery is performed on the short side to lengthen it.
Our Urologists will assess your curvature at the consultation to ascertain which procedure would be most suited to your Peyronie’s disease.
If your penile curvature is mild, then the Nesbit the most appropriate choice. Mild curvatures are very suitable for the Nesbit procedure and patients report a very high satisfaction rate.
The aim of the procedure is to make the penis functionally straight so that the patient can enjoy sexual intercourse without pain for him or his partner.
If your curvature is severe then the plaque incision and grafting procedure maybe more appropriate because the Nesbit will lead to a dramatic loss of length.