Prostate Cancer- New Treatment - Pre Quimioembolization Consultation

Pre Quimioembolization ConsultationThen

Before the outpatient clinic consultation the patients must have the PSA, creatinine, glicemia, colesterol, prostate volume by rectal ultrasound, PVR (Post Void Residual Volume) and the 2 filled questionaires concerning symptom (IPSS – International Prostate Score Symptom) quality of life (QoL) and erectile function (IIEF – International Index Erectile Function). You should give information concerning other diseases (AVC, infarction, diabetes) medicines taken to prostate and others. If you are a smoker, how many cigarrettes  a day. Upon receiving these data your will be informed if you ar or not a candidate.  After receiving these documents you will be informed if you have indication to be treated.  You will be studied by the Interventional Radiology team at an outpatient clinic at S. Louis Hospital in which the procedure, the results and risks are explained and a small brochure with all information is given to the patient. In order to evaluate the possibility of chemoembolization they need to have an Angiography by C.T. to study the pelvic vessels and a parametric Magnetic Resonance of the prostate. You should have biopsy of prostate report. You may be schedule for prostate treatment of you refuse any other treatment.

 

Angiography of the pelvic vessels by Magnetic Resonance

Angiography by CT

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