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  • Posted By: kirti38
  • September 8, 2009
  • 07:33 PM

age 71/ male.
psa 11.5 ,
free psa 3.46 , ...
urinary bladder thickness 4mm
prevoid 190 cc
post void 41 cc
prostatatomegaly measres 5*5.8*6.1=94cc
no culture growth
urinate at night 1-2 times when wake up
pressure less
urine falls near feet
no burning
no exertion while urinating.

what should be done
a) biopsy
will there be any blind spots while taking samples..from where samples can't be taken?

is this method 100 % reliable?

b) remove the prostate completely and do a check on the prostate removed for cancer?

anything other surgery to be done after removal of prostate and when cancer detected there?

c) if no ccancer detected , then what to do
medicines can reduce the size?
part of prostate to be removed?
complete prostate to be removed?

d) if cancer detected in biopsy then what other surgery to be done along with removal of prostate?

e) after complete removal of prostate, what about urine control? does the patient loose complete control?
how much time to recover complete control?
what precaution to be taken?

overall what should be the plan of action?

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