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We would like to congratulate the authors. for coming up with an innovative idea for splintage of the penis after penile reconstruction. The authors have used two thermocol cups, cut from the bases and stuck together. This forms a near ideal dressing for penile reconstruction where there is no compression; one can monitor the flap and is cheap too. However, we would like to share our views regarding penile splintage.
We use a used plastic saline bottle for this purpose. It is cut at the base and near its neck and slided over the penis. The Foleys is removed through the tip of the saline bottle and it is fixed to the bottle by an adhesive tape. The sharp edges of the base of the saline bottle are covered with micropore or white sticking to prevent irritating the patient's abdominal wall skin. This particular splint has all the advantages needed for a penile dressing [Figures Figures Figures11‐3].
To conclude, our splint has all the advantages of the various dressing materials described in literature for penile splintage without any significant disadvantages.