..mine as well, he did discuss the fact he would most probably be able to save the nerves. He also reminded once inside and looking around, so much can change, which is the main reason I went with surgery. To actually see what was going or growing inside me.....and trusted he would take care of it. We put alot of faith in those guys, they know it, we know it.....one reason it's (if not THE reason) so important to ask questions and feel comfortable with your Doc..
Pre-0p PSA Feb. 08, 5.0
PSA spiked once about 8yrs ago to 5.0 three months later
back to 2.9...then into the 1.2 range until my re-scheduled
"missed" appointment this past Feb.
5 of 15 cores positive
Da Vinci scheduled..7.29.08..as I read somewhere on this
site....."the first show of the day"
DaVinci completed 7.29.08, Bladder Sling installed, hernia repair
completed during surgery.
3hrs in surgery, 2 in recovery...trouble starting the airway pre-
Sent home 30hrs, JP drain in place 7days, catheter remains..
Path report "cancer fully contained"....Margins clear
Cath removed 8.8.08(ten days)...one lightly used pad 24 hours
ED therapy begins 8.9.08. 100mg viagra three times a week,
pump everyday and hold for ten minutes.
"just tryin' to reason with hurricane season"....