Have spent the last couple of days reading many of your posts. It has been very helpful. We have been home now for a couple of days following da Vinci Prostatectomy. Now we are waiting for the path results on Friday. I don't know which is worse waiting for surgery or waiting for the test results. Mike was 2.9 psa, 3+3 gleason 2 out of 12 positive. One less than 3% and one less than 20%. My worry is one said perineural invasion is identified. The Dr. said that has no bearing on the outcome and is commom. If that is so, why do they include it in the diagnoses. Has anyone else had this on their pre treatment biopsy. Just wondering if anyone could shed some light on this for me. Mike doesn't really want to discuss it at this point. He is doing well recovering from surgery,and is finally getting rid of some of the gas. That has been his biggest problem. Thanks for all your help and support. Pam
I read somewhere recently that the Mayo Clinic has stopped reporting PNI on biopsy results because they do not believe that it has any impact upon the type of treatment that is chosen.