Hey All, I wanted to post this seperate from "My Journey". It looks like I will be "in the market" for a AUS soon. If any of you have a recomendation or warning about a AUS Doctor please let me know here or on my e-mail listed in my profile.
I appreciate all the support and well wishes you have given me this last year and a half. But, It looks like I will need some more from you all as I try to get a fix for this D### leaking! I will keep posting updates on "My Journey" as things happen.
PSA 5.7, Biopsy 3 of 12 positive (up to 75%) all on left side of prostate, Gleason 7
RRP on Oct. 17, 2006 - Nerves on right side saved. All Lab's clear.
Cathiter in for 28 days due to complications in healing. Removed Nov. 9, 2006
First Post op PSA on Dec. 11, 2006 Undetectable 0.00.
ED workable and usable with Viagra.
Feb. 20th, 2007 - Feb. 4th, 2008 Cystoscope, Two Collagen injections,Second Opinion Consultation for Incontinance at OU Medical Center, Bio-Feedback training, Chiropractic, Accupuncture to try to resolve ongoing incontinance (4-6 pads a day) All PSA's 0.00.
Feb. 4th, 2008 - Appointment with Original Dr. to discuss options and recomendation for surgical fix for incontinance.
Feb. 22nd, 2008 - Surgery to install the AMS AdVance Male Sling.
March 27th, 2008 - Sling not working, Little or no improvement. Will probably try Collagen injections one more time around the first of May. If no improvement after that will start looking for a AUS Doctor.