I had the Di Venci procedure in October of 08 in Norfolk Virginia, the bill from the hospital and 28 hours of care was $35,000, but I'm sure the Blue Cross paid half of that, my fantastic surgeon charged $4,500 and was paid $3,000 by Blue Cross.
After having prostate cancer, mu outlook on life is "Every day is a holiday, and every meal is a banquet!"
PSA 10 June 2007
Biopsy July 2, 15 of 16 samples positive
prostate weighed 40 grams
Di Vinci 10/09/07, four hours on table, 3 in recovery
Total time in Hospital: 29 hours
Record for Dr. Lance, 70% of prostate had cancer, but NO spread, clean margins,Clean nodes,
First PSA at 5 weeks, UNDETECTABLE!
Catheter out at seven days, dry from hour one!
Second PSA 19 weeks post op, UNDETECTABLE 2/11/2008
Third PSA 5/12/08, six months post op, UNDETECTABLE
Fourth PSA 8/21/08, nine months post op, UNDETECTABLE
One Year visit in December 2008, UNDETECTABLE, now go visit every six months!
The Lord has truly Blessed me.