tomorrow will be 2 months after prostate removed.
Catheter out after 9 days...after 2 weeks less than one pad a day..
Things seemed fine until third week when pink ooze appeared through largest
ofo the lapro wounds under navel...
Irrigation, doctors visit, then wound therapy every 48 hours...last night they admitted me
with massive infections..on a PICC IV with Vancomycin and Flagyl...wound vacuumed every 6 hours,
Unless miracle this weeken d surgery monday to cut the 8cmm wound open, cleanse or whatever
they do....it will be a third major surgery this year....don't know if wife is more upset with me,
missing christmas trip to kids or $1,600 non refundable plane tix....take all post op infections seriously;
get professional help early and often...
yeah, I know...trying to remain upbeat and since there is no doctor in my town glad I had a good hospital
a half hour away.
merry christmas to all
AGE 62 ANGEL FIRE, NM
EMAIL: MScheinbaum@LF-Financial.com pls put "Healing Well" in subject
psa HAD GONE FROM 1.7 TO 4.3 IN THREE YEARS...DIGITAL AND ULTRA SOUND EXAM SHOWED NO ENLARGEMENT.
BIOPSY SHOWED 2 OF 12 CORES POSITIVE.
TWO TUMORS SHOWED GLEASON 4+3 AND 3+4
NO INDICATION OF ESCAPE FROM CAPSULE OR METASTASIS
STARTED CONSULTATIONS AT SLOAN KETTERING 8/09
DR GUILLONNEAU SAID NO SURGERY UNLESS MASSIVE WEIGHT LOSS.
AT DX 333 LBS, SLEEP APNEA, AND HIGH BP
BARIATRIC SURGERY RECOMMENDED.
LAP BAND SURGERY IN EL PASO, TX 1/23/09
10/1/09 276 LBS, TRIGLYC AND CHOL NORMAL, NO SIGNS OF SLEEP APNEA, ONE BP RX REMOVED AND OTHERS CUT DOSAGE IN HALF;
STARTED QUARTERLY ZOLODEX BY TAOS,NM UROLOGIST, WHO TRAINED AT MSKCC, INJECTIONS AND CASODEX 50MG DAILY 9/08
laproscopic surgey done 10/19/09 Dr. Bertrand Guillonneau
NYC Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Jackson pratt drain removed surgery plus 1 day.
Catheter out 9th day
One heavy duty pad first day without catheter.
PATH REPORT 10/29/09 MSKCC DR VICTOR REUTER
GLEASONS CAN NOT BE DETERMINED, HORMONES DRIED PROSTATE
NO SIGN OF ANY CANCER ESCAPING PROSTATE, OR AT MARGIN
NO SIGN OF ANY CANCER IN ONE LYMPH NODE REMOVED
PROGNOSIS EXCELLENT. PSA 12-15-09 virtual zero
HOSPITALIZED FOR LAPRO WOUND INFECTION 12/17/09
PICC IV WITH TWO ANTIBIOTICS. SURGERY LIKELY