Experiences with Radical retropubic prostatectomy experiences

    • Mark64
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    11 months ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Spent one night in hospital. Catheter for 6 weeks. Some leakage following removal. Cannot achieve an erection.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Esemjay1
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    surgery took full six weeks for recovery. No sex life, but ok, would rather be alive

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • PMJ1117
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Open surgery on June 29 for what previous biopsy showed as Gleason (4+3). One night in hospital. On "day three" I removed my drain...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • CCBeau
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Other than travelling 600 miles round trip for surgery and follow-up appointments, the surgical experience went well. I was stressed...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • tjjeffrey
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pros...
    over 2 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Very grateful for the skilled surgeon and medical team care at Jacksonville Mayo.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • buster123
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pros...
    about 3 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a gleason scale of 5 Doctors said sure could get the cancer had the surgery then told me I should take Chemo as a trail I took...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Sidecar
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Gleason 3+4, nerve sparing. Urinary incontinence for 2 + years. Agent Orange probably a factor.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TimsGirl
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The Dr were unable to complete the robotic procedure due to so much scar tissue from a prior removal of his sigmoid colon. After th...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  1. over 3 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After the surgery the doctor told us things had gone as planned and he thought XXX would have a good out come. Our family waited for...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 3 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The recovery was two weeks. He had a catheter for that time and quite a few stitches. Of course a radical prostatectomy ends the f...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kenslca
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    To early to tell wake with pain at night. Catheter is a pain but comes out in week & 1/2. Just feels like I've been socked in the g...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • myionu
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    went into the surgery with a stage t3b only to come out of the surgery with stage 4.Surgeon said he had to be very aggressive. Only...

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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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