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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   hi i like to know do you know the method used to dissect my brain from my body ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   the brain is dissected into parts and the parts removed are studied by students in detail
User :   how is this done as its in my head ?
Doctor :   the skull is removed and the contents of the brain are nalaysed depending on the parts.
User :   is this when thay use the electric saw to cut my skull with ?
User :   is this when thay use the electric saw to cut my skull with ?
Doctor :   Im sorry , I am a General physician , my knowledge is limited with the procedures in anatomy
Doctor :   you must contact an anatomist for further details
User :   ic but my skull is fully removed from my body yes
Doctor :   you could visit the department in your university where you have signed up for body donation and they will explain the procedure to you.
User :   i have tried that and thay say i dont need to know so is body donation so bad no one wishes to tell you what is going happen to my body
Doctor :   You could read up articles on body donation.
Doctor :   generally these details are not explained to anyone , hence they also would not have told things in detail to you.
User :   i have read sum and sum say im be hacked apart like i peace of meat this is not the case is it ?
Doctor :   As dissection is used by medical students for study, it is not referred to as body hacking.
Doctor :   Due respect to the dead is given
User :   so as of later today when im in the lab there respect me yes ?
Doctor :   and the dissection procedure is done using specific techniques and specific manner.
Doctor :   Yes, the cadaver(the body used for donation) is respected by students studying during the dissection.
Doctor :   You can read a few books on dissection
Doctor :   and you will be able to learn about the process of dissection yourself.
User :   so as it be me later today will the students respect me as i lay in front of them ?
Doctor :   Else, you need to talk to a anatomist, who is the ideal person to explain you the details of dissection.
Doctor :   No doubts about it.
Doctor :   Due respect is given.
User :   due to them starting dissection on me today will i be ready for them to cut into me ?
Doctor :   This answer can be given only by the authorities who will process the body donation and the medical school authorities.
Doctor :   I will not be able to provide answer to these aspects,
Doctor :   as they can be subjected to legal issues.
User :   yes thay are awaiting my body as thay need a male cadaver for the class and im going be it but do you agree dissection should be started today on me ?
Doctor :   I cannot comment on this query.
Doctor :   Please restrict your queries to medical queries alone.
User :   ok sorry do you think sumone my age should be given for dissection by students ?
Doctor :   I have answered these questions just a while back
Doctor :   please refer the same for the answer.
User :   i know but as a dr if you was a med student would you be happy with a young male cadaver like me to dissect ??
User :   or would you get upset due to me being young ?
User :   do you think most cadavers will be older then me ?
User :   sorry have i upset you ??
User :   ok thanks for your advice
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