Experiences with Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy experiences

    • captain
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 8 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Doctors even in 2005 were not telling patients of the sexual side effects after this type of surgery. It is something you deal with...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JHK
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 8 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Doctor was confident surgery would be "curative" Difficult recovery process

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • revnormh
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 8 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

     Upwardly creeping PSA #s over a year (2010-11) – Elected to increase frequency of blood tests.  Diagnosed early March 2012 (3/5 ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • n2jhawks
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery was Nov 2, 2011 and it was determined that the cancer was worse than expected. The doctor had to take more of a circumferenc...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • fusilier
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 9 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I teach human anatomy and physiology to community-college students who want to become an RN, or radiologic tech, or surgical tech, o...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  1. almost 9 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    With the technology of the DaVinci robotic surgery, the operation was minimally invasive. I spent 3 days in the hospital and 2 week...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • MAGNUM1
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 9 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    How do you put a price, on the cost of your life? With my aggressive cancer, I personally researched all available medical treatm...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • aceone
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • GoGo
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. over 1 year ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • PJMAC
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
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