What you are experiencing is common with a stricture problem. The depth of the stricture is what the problem is. I just had the proceedure and it was great for a few week. Mine was a shallow stricture so the scar tissue that formed after the proceedure was not too bad and I have a decent stream now. All he did with me is to make a few slices to open it up. The doc told me I was lucky. The more work they have to do in there the more scar tissue.
Hope they can find a better proceedure for you.
Diagnosed with a Gleason 4X3. Second opinion at Stanford came back as 3X4, 1 out of 7 samples, Left Side. DRE showed Normal. Before Biopsy Psa gradually crept to 10. Dropped to 6.4 with Alt. suppliments.
Proton Beam Therapy at Loma Linda 11-06. 1st PSA 4 Months 3.4, PSA at 8 Mo. 1.7. - 1 Yr. PSA 1.8 ( Different Lab ) 4 th PSA Slightly up at 2.19- Free PSA at .33 probably due to BPH. 1 year and 11 mo. Urologist discovered Scar Tissue in the uretha causing frequent urination with burning. Bladder not emptying completely.
Scheduled ( 12/17/07 ) to have the scar tissue sliced to open up the restriction. Good news is PSA is down to 1.14.
Urethrotomy performed. Flow much improved. No more burning.