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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi to whom am i chating with ?
Doctor :   Doctor
User :   hi may i ask you do you agree its best medical students get to use bodys like mine for learning anatomy and not just from a text book ??
Doctor :   yes
User :   may i ask do you know what will happen to my remains that are left after study ?
Doctor :   There will be little remaining
User :   what you meane what will be left and what happens to it ?
Doctor :   It will be incinerated
User :   where is this done ?
Doctor :   In the incinerator
User :   will this be done at the med school you know my body is going too ?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Is it
Doctor :   your body!!!!!
User :   may i ask will my parts that are left be put with others to be incinerated
User :   yes my body is this a problem
User :   your dr xxx yes /
Doctor :   Dr xxx
User :   oh sorry i thought you where him let me tell you im a body doner as i got cancer of the brain stem thats to advanced to treat thats y i want to be a cadaver
Doctor :   Yes I just spoke to Dr xxx
Doctor :   after you asked
Doctor :   for him
User :   do you agree that what im doing is a good thing whats your view ?
Doctor :   No
User :   y not may i ask ?
Doctor :   It is neutral
Doctor :   I dont believe in good or bad
User :   dont you think i should let my body be used by medical students ?
Doctor :   Thats one's personal decision, I have no right to manipulate or comment on it.
User :   i was just asking as your a doctor have you not used cadavers ?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   was it male or female ?
Doctor :   None
User :   have you seen a cadaver ?
Doctor :   How can i use it without seeing it??
User :   what you meane ?
Doctor :   i was just asking as your a doctor have you not used cadavers ? for which I said- Yes.
User :   ic you havent seen or used cadavers to learn thsts correct now yes
User :   ic you havent seen or used cadavers to learn thsts correct now yes
Doctor :   No
User :   so you have used a cadaver to learn from ??
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   When did you get cancer of the brain stem ?
User :   i was dignosed later last year would this tumor account for my mixed mem and sumtimes the going of my eye sight ?
Doctor :   Yes, what type is this tumor?
User :   merlignet tumor not sure if spelt rhight
User :   can i ask will it be exspoced by the med students ?
Doctor :   I asked what exact type, could you see the report & let me know now?
Doctor :   When was the tests done?
User :   no its with my gp and i dont have a copy rhight now y have you got treatment that can save me ??
User :   tests was done around janfeb this year which confirmed iv got between 18 monthes at worst and 2 years at best if the tumoer dont grow
User :   may i ask thay say there is a op that canremove 60 % of tumour but there is a 90% i may die on op table should i take the risk ?
Doctor :   Yes you must
Doctor :   but please read out the
Doctor :   investigation report now
Doctor :   Do you have it in hnd?
User :   but if i die will thaystill send me to the med school and sorry no i dont have it
User :   may i ask what will the patholgist do if i die on op table ?
Doctor :   Why dont you have it?
Doctor :   Search for it now
User :   have what if you meane report i lost it weeks ago i can get a copy from my gp monday ?
Doctor :   If you dont have any reports with you then how come you know so well that you are going to die?
Doctor :   You are not going to die
User :   thay toldd me how long i got but as a doctor should i take the risk of haveing the op
User :   whats your advice ?
Doctor :   How can I answer your question as a doctor without knowing in what stage or type of cancer you have?
User :   all i can remember is its melignet type 4 tumor agressiv form
User :   at advanced stage
Doctor :   Not enough info
User :   sorry all i remeber but if i have op and die y is my body going be given to patholgist ?
Doctor :   There is little chance of dying on table
User :   its a 90 % chance i will but if i do y am i given to patholgist for ?
Doctor :   Who told you that?
Doctor :   It is not 90%
User :   y not thats how i understood doc did i miss understand him
Doctor :   Yes you must have
User :   but if im dead y do thay need patholgist
Doctor :   No they need not
User :   so who is he
Doctor :   ?
User :   the patholgist ?
Doctor :   Conducts lab tests
User :   is that the autopsy there do on me if i died ?
Doctor :   No
User :   may i ask you ever herd of dr van hagen ?
Doctor :   Yes he my neighbour
User :   you know him
Doctor :   Very well
User :   you ever seen his body worlds ?
Doctor :   Have you seen?
User :   yes and i wanted to be part of it but dont know how to contact him
Doctor :   Hey, I just spoke Dr xxxx
Doctor :   He says that you have already spoken to him?
User :   yes i did long time ago do you think he still needs bodys ?
User :   contact him now is what i meane as the number i have just rings ?
User :   would you and dr xxx help me be donated ?
Doctor :   How?
User :   can you speek to him
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can i be plastnated by him
Doctor :   No
User :   y not may i ask
Doctor :   Because Drxxxx is not an expert in it
User :   ok
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