open RP surgery at Johns Hopkins in November 2006. My doctor was Dr. Alan Partin.
Johns Hopkins is a world class operation and we traveled half way across the country to have my surgery there. They have a recovery ward devoted entirely to patients recovering from prostate surgery. The nurses are superb.
DIAGNOSIS: 09/25/06. Age 49. PSA 4.6. PSA free 2%. Clinical pathology: Gleason 10. Stage T2a.
SURGERY: 11/08/06. RP at Johns Hopkins. Surgical pathology Gleason 10. Stage T3a (positive margins.) Negative seminal vesicles, lymph nodes, and bone scan.
POST OP: 12/15/06: First post op PSA was 0.00.
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