What is Penile Plaque Modeling or Remodeling for Peyronie’s disease?
Penile Plaque Modeling or Remodeling refers to application of firm steady pressure at the point of penile curvature or plaque to stretch and elongate the penile plaque. The penis is help in this position for 30 minutes. This remodeling procedure is repeated 3 times.
During treatment of Peyronie’s disease with Xiaflex (collagenase clostridium), remodeling is performed 2-3 days after each cycle of two injections by the treating urologist. Following this the patients are instructed to perform penile remodeling 3 times daily for 6 weeks between injection cycles.
Penile remodeling is thought to enhance the effectiveness of Xiaflex.