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@kansascityhusker

For the SpaceOAR and Carbon Fidicial Marker procedure that was done at Mayo Phoenix last week. There was zero pain and to my knowledge, I experienced no bleeding. I was placed under anesthesia (was asleep) for the procedure. All went very smoothly and I was back home feeling fine within a couple of hours. The entire procedure, I am told, took about 20 minutes. I was in the recovery room, waking up, for about an hour. Again, I felt no pain, had no bleeding and the only after effect that I experienced was a slight feeling of “fullness” for a day or two after the procedure. That slight “fullness” feeling has since gone away.

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No Valium or lidocaine needed….

I can second @kansascityhusker experience re fiducial marker/spaceoar procedure. Had mine done at Mayo PHX on 10/5/2021. Next step, 28 proton sessions starting 10/18/2021, ending 11/24/2021. My GS is 7 (3+4), Grade Group 2 (favorable intermediate).

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