Tabloid News of Thursday 13 June 2013
Man sues doctor after surgery leaves him with 8-month erection
A truck driver is suing a doctor after he was left with an erection that lasted for eight months and a scrotum the size of a volleyball following penile implant surgery.
Daniel Metzgar, 44, had the surgical procedure in 2009. This week, a medical malpractice lawsuit a heard claims that the surgery had been botched.
The Newark truck driver's attorney, Michael C. Heyden, told a court that everyday tasks - such as riding in his motorbike or collecting his newspaper - became a problem for Mr Metzgar as he was 'stuck in this position'.
The driver had a three-piece inflatable penile implant fitted by surgeon Dr. Thomas J. Desperito.
The urologist fitted inflatable cylinders inside the shaft of the read more
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