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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
User :   How may i help you?
User :   HI may i ask you about my body donation as im ill with cancer of the brain stem ??
Doctor :   Yes proceed
User :   may i ask when im dead iv consented to body donation but i been asked would i consent to being used to teach curcussion iv said yes but can thay let a student do this on me after im dead ??
Doctor :   Yes
User :   so thay can use my body for teaching cucumcison and then use me for dissection still yes ?
Doctor :   Yes that the way its done
User :   may i ask how do thay do the cucusion on me when im dead
User :   Just a moment
Doctor :   yes ok
User :   This a method of preserving the body
User :   As he way egyptians did
User :   so what will happen to me then
Doctor :   You are kind of preserved
User :   But if cucusion is done you will not be rather used for dissection
Doctor :   And will be used for display
User :   The best option available now is Plastination
User :   yes iv been accepted by dr van hagen he will plastinate me have you seen his work
Doctor :   No but read about his works
Doctor :   He does a great job
User :   ic ok may i ask will being cucusion stop me from decaying ??
Doctor :   Yes
User :   may i ask what is the process to cucusion my body ??
Doctor :   Its not my field of expertise
User :   I am general practioner so will try to help with my knowledge
User :   ok but what do you know ??
Doctor :   Its a process where in the blood is completly removed
Doctor :   Then the fat are removed
Doctor :   Some kind of preservative is injected through the veins
Doctor :   Then packed with Fibre like transparent material
Doctor :   Upto my knowledge
User :   when you say im packed is this put around or inside my body
User :   Put around
User :   so i be like a mummy fied
Doctor :   Yes probably
User :   Do you have any medical queries i can help you with?
User :   can i ask what is done with my body then
User :   and i do may i ask what is training autopsy students meane i be used for ?
User :   and i do may i ask what is training autopsy students meane i be used for ?
Doctor :   For learning human anatomy
User :   As i am chatting with a long que of patients plz restrict to medical queries only
Doctor :   Autopsy is a region concerned with Forensic experts
User :   have i upset you then
Doctor :   We are Genral practioners available online
User :   Plz restrict to medical queries only
User :   hi may i ask i found a pic online if i can send it to you will you tell me if this how i look after there used me for training autopsy ?
User :   Plz restrict to medical queries only
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   hi may i ask you about my body donation
Doctor :   Yes, please proceed
User :   as iv got cancer of the brain stem thay carnt treat i desided to become a body doner but may i ask can i be used for curcumscion training when im dead as there asked for my consent ?
Doctor :   Can you spell the word correctly,
Doctor :   i do not see it having related meaning
User :   sorry i carnt think its to do with skin remoavel of my penis ?
User :   thats all i know
Doctor :   ya, i now get it,
User :   what is it what there going to do to me ?
Doctor :   cicumscision is a procedure performed as treatment for a condition called PHIMOSIS
User :   so will i be usefull then as iv consented yes to them ?
Doctor :   Phimosis is a condition where the the foreskin of the penis gets attached to the penis by default , removal of that attachment is known circumscion
Doctor :   I do not know of a process where the bodies being donated practice such a small procedure
Doctor :   I am really sorry
User :   what for i think maybe its part of what im going be used for ?
Doctor :   may be,
User :   can i ask the army needs cadavers to use for safety checking new armor can i ask do you think this is usefull ?
Doctor :   but i strongly believe that the bodies are not being donated for such a procedure training
Doctor :   the army option exists but its bad
Doctor :   donating to the schools might be helpful
User :   yhea when i talked to the army person about body donation he said there like to use me for seeing how strong the new body armoer is by dressing me up and laying me on the ground and a tank willdrive over my body i know i be dead at this time but its not very respectfull is it ??
Doctor :   yes, same idea here
User :   mAy i ask if i did opt for army what will happen to my body will i look as i do now after tank drive over me
Doctor :   may i know your name , age and occupation please ?
Doctor :   the appearance of your body is unpredictable
Doctor :   if donated to army
User :   my name is ben rods im 25 years old and im not working
Doctor :   ok, i asked this because i remember chatting on the same matter with an other person
User :   ok may i ask do you know what happens to a body after a tank drives over me ??
Doctor :   its a common knowledge, tank is a heavy vehical, i do have the same picture what you think of
User :   so would being used for autopsy training be good then ??
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   the same i said befor
Doctor :   before*
User :   may i ask during the students learning do thay get to perform the autopsy on me ??
Doctor :   May i know what Brain tumour are you diagnosed of
User :   its merlignet type 4 agrrsive tumor thats started to grow down my brain stem
Doctor :   Can you be truthful in your name, as according to the payment details and the name you mentioned do not match, kindly consider
Doctor :   ok, i understand about the prognosis of the tumour
User :   the payment details are in a old name email add thats y its diffrent im being truthfull with you but i use old details as its a email add to im sorry for any confusion
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   and im being honest when im saying i want to be a cadaver to help pep learn
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   but may i ask iv been asked if i consider consenting to going to a autopsy training school iv said yes its ok but what will this meane for my body ??
Doctor :   i consider it would be for the good use for the study of the students
User :   does that meane students get to perform my autopsy while learning ?
Doctor :   not autopsy its dissection
User :   ok dissection thought it was same ?
Doctor :   no they are not, dissection is systematic cutting of the body to learn the parts in detail but autopsy is wherein the cause of death is made in unnatural deaths
User :   may i ask does it take long to study my body anatomy ?
Doctor :   depends on school syllabus
User :   ok may i ask he school iv donated to wishes tocut my body in half by a band saw hows this done ??
User :   and will i still be clothed at this stage ?
Doctor :   there are different procedure employed for the same, i have no idea about the band saw
Doctor :   no , your body will not be clothed
User :   so what is the method used to cut me in half
Doctor :   keen dissection of the waist will preceed cutting the body into two halfs
User :   ok may i ask as i have no familly may i ask can i be burid still
Doctor :   yes,
User :   can i ask will students come across my brain tumoer
Doctor :   depends on the size of the tumour
User :   its meduim size at moe
Doctor :   since the soft tissues get stiffed , students can make out the tumour if its enough big
Doctor :   i mean it should be minimum of 2 to 3 cm
User :   is it t he tumoer makeing me forget things ?
Doctor :   are you suffering from amnesia ?
User :   yes forgetfull ness
Doctor :   Who diagnosed it of ?
User :   what the tumor
Doctor :   No of the amnesia
User :   i did as i think its this as my friend had it then he crashed his car and died he was ill
Doctor :   I suggest you to consult a psychiatrist, to confirm the amnesia,
User :   ok may i ask will students handle my brain during the dissection
User :   ok may i ask will students handle my brain during the dissection
Doctor :   yes,
User :   may i ask whats the procees of getting to my brain ??
Doctor :   the skull is cut using a saw , the brain removed cutting all its nerve connetions
User :   ok but how about my skin and heair
User :   my skulls under
Doctor :   the scalp is cut using a scapel and the skin retracted
Doctor :   as a flap
User :   can i ask my body wiill be stiff yes
Doctor :   yes, it will be stiff
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User :   where is the flap pin '
User :   will i stay stiff durinng all the dissection of me
Doctor :   yes your body do stay stiff
Doctor :   flap means the part of the skin which is cut and separated from its attachment
User :   may i ask is my reporductive organs dissected too
Doctor :   yes,
User :   can i ask how and does this meane thay remove my underwear fully ?
Doctor :   yes, they do remove all the clothes, the organs are cut at their attachment to the body , and cut into slices to study minor details
User :   so will my penis end up being sliced up ??
User :   so will my penis end up being sliced up ??
Doctor :   sliced means not equal spaced, it will be systamatic slicing to know the anatomy
User :   hows this done
Doctor :   using a scalpel
User :   but may i ask whats the use its only my privert parts
Doctor :   its study in detail
Doctor :   to under stand the built
Doctor :   which helps in performing surgeries id diseases
User :   ok i like to thank you for your time and help bye for now
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
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