NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Post op PSA for Radical Prostatectomy
My husband underwent a radical prostatectomy four weeks ago having the da Vinci robotic assisted proceudre.
His post op PSA was .06. It was taken at 3 1/2 weeks. We had been told it needed to be .01 or .02 at six weeks to indicate that all the cancer had been removed. Do you think the .06 indicates a problem? Or did the early testing at 3 1/2 cause this reading?
I am feeling concern. Should his PSA be read again at 6 weeks?
Your answer will give me peace of mind. Thank you.
Thank you for visiting NetWellness. A question similar to yours has been previously addressed. The links below will connect you to that information. NetWellness may also have some general information available that you can access through our search feature. Feel free to write back if you still have questions or need an explanation.