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Chapter 64: Cold Snap

The weather can affect the prostate just like it does the joints...but in a different way.

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It's not what you say but how you say it...and timing is everything.

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One of over 100 aphorisms from the book Urological Wit and Wisdom by a urologist who has practiced almost thirty years. Each saying is accompanied by an illustration that embodies the essence of it. Instructional to the medical resident, the lay person as well as the seasoned physician. Available on Amazon in paperback as well as Kindle. 

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I make a Christmas CD every year and make about 400 copies to give family, friends and my patients. Each CD features a song that I sing. This is one of 2014's submissions.
I know..."Don't quit your day job."

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Tissue that has been treated with radiation "don't heal well if you go a cuttin on it!" Beware.

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Air hot......less air cold. Think about it in the ashes in the bowl and the ashes beneath the bowl. All air openings need to be open to start the fire.

Then use the upper dual air control with the lid closed and the lower opening at the base of the egg to control the heat.
Air to start, controlling air to maintain a desired temp. 
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You don't need a prostate to propagate Hydrangeas.

The secret revealed. 
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Extension of prostate cancer into the prostatic capsule as noted in the surgically removed prostate on pathological examination is a bad prognostic finding. The importance of the prostatic capsule in prostate cancer is explained. 

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Just as a vasectomy involves removal of a segment of the vas and destroying both ends and a prostatectomy involves removing the prostate and reconnecting the urethra to the bladder, not much has changed in the "concept" of these procedures.

However as it pertains to the prostate there are several advantages to the robotic removal of the prostate and I outline these in this podcast.
I feel that one now may now comfortably state that if done in the right hands and for the right reasons, that the robotic removal has finally become the "gold standard" for the surgical management of prostate cancer.
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Patients will often choose to have their prostate removed for prostate cancer because, " I can always have radiation after having the prostate removed but not vice versa." True...but does it matter. In this podcast some of the caveats of this very nuanced disease as it pertains to this line of reasoning and whether it matters or not is discussed by Dr. John McHugh a prostate cancer survivor and author of "The Decision" which is in the top five for paperback and Kindle on Amazon.com for the subject of prostate cancer. He was also chosen as the number one Online Influencer for Prostate Cancer by Sharecare Now for 2012.

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