Recieved my 3rd post op PSA yesterday, 0.00. I have been one of the lucky ones, zero post op psa's, pad free, and dry after 12 weeks, and no ED problems now 9 months after surgery. I only wish all of you were as lucky as I have been.
56 years old
Had 3 Prostate needle Biopsies done in the last 8 years all negative.
Last Biopsy done on July 6th, 07 Positive in one sample.
March 2007 PSA 10
May 2007 PSA 12.1
Pre-surgery Gleason grade 3+3=6
Sept 4, 2007- Robotic Laparscopic prostatectomy Surgery Nerve-sparing right side, took half of the left side,
took Seminal vesicles, and vas deferens, bilateral, and
Lymph nodes left side, pelvic. NO Malignancy found out side of
Post Surgery, Pathologic Stage: pT2(m) NO Mx
Gleason score: 4+4=8
Tumor volume: approximately 35%
Oct 19, 2007 - Catheter removed after 45 days
Oct 31, 2007 - Start Pelvic Floor Muscle Rehab, once a week for 6 to 12 weeks for incontinence.
Dec 18, 2007 - 1st Post op PSA 0.0 (undetectable)
March 20, 2008 - 2nd Post op PSA Less than 0.04 (undetectable)
Post Edited (Jetman) : 6/25/2008 3:29:50 AM (GMT-6)