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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI,
Doctor :   Dr xxx here
User :   hi may i ask you about my body donation
Doctor :   yes, please
Doctor :   as i remember , i think we have already had chats about this query of yours
User :   may i ask can i be helped to die like the way thay china do ?
Doctor :   Yes, surely proceed with your query
Doctor :   may i know about it ?
Doctor :   I remember you saying that you will go for Euthenesia in switzerland
User :   in china thay will help pep like me die by putting our bodys into cold storage could i have this done
Doctor :   I do not think its a good way for that
User :   y i will die yes
Doctor :   yes, you do die
Doctor :   but it will be causing you pain
User :   y it will help me die how much paine
Doctor :   you will have severe trouble in breathing as the fluids in the lungs start freezing early
Doctor :   along with pain in the bones
User :   but i be dead yes at the end
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   Is that process legal in China ?
User :   yes soim wishing to do it
Doctor :   then i do not see any reason for autopsy
User :   thay do a autopsy on me for resarch
Doctor :   You mean dissection ?
Doctor :   for school?
User :   yes
Doctor :   tht dissection and autopsy is different from that
Doctor :   Thats*
User :   may i ask am i still freexxed when the school gets my body
User :   frezzed
Doctor :   yes, it depends on the process you undergo and the transportation to school
User :   ok may i ask the school in china asked if i mined being used for acid research whats that
Doctor :   I am really sorry i donot have knowledge about the acid reasearch
User :   thay have a new acid thay wish to see how a human body reacts should i let them use me once im dead ?
Doctor :   I do not think its a good cause for which your body is used
Doctor :   there are medical schools wanting the body for study
User :   do you think i be placed in acid then
Doctor :   may be,
User :   butmay i askcan acid help rot my body
Doctor :   yes, it does denature your body which fastens decay
User :   ok may i ask would you welcome my body to the students at anatomy school
Doctor :   yes, it is really for good cause
User :   then i must let them use me
Doctor :   yes,
User :   may i ask y do thay wish to put my body under the big slice masss#
User :   machine
Doctor :   no they do not, the body is cut systematically to study in detail
Doctor :   i m saying about the school
User :   ok so where am i taken and how am i placed
Doctor :   you are taken to the dissection hall and stored in the formalin tank till they use you that might be after 3 to 4 weeks
User :   i was told i can exspect 3 weeks after death to be ready for dissection
Doctor :   yes, you have been told right
User :   if i die in the next 4 weeks thay wont beable to use me to the new year course
Doctor :   depends on the school
Doctor :   some start in the mid of the year
User :   iv been told that the school im going to has started
Doctor :   do not worry they do have means of storing
User :   where
Doctor :   in formalin tank
User :   may iask if the schools full thaywill send my body to dr van hagen for plastination whats this
Doctor :   It is a technique used in anatomy to preserve bodies or body parts. The water and fat are replaced by certain plastics, yielding specimens for exhibition or study as spotters
User :   can this be done to me you seen my pic
User :   can this be done to me you seen my pic
Doctor :   yes it can be done, i have seen your picture, quite muscular body
User :   what does how my body is make any diffrence i be dead
Doctor :   i do not undersatand!
User :   as imdead is my body suited for plastination
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   it is done on dead bodies only
Doctor :   since you are muscular it will be of help there
User :   what for plastination
Doctor :   its a process where the body parts are removed and the fat and water are removed and replaced by plastic material making the parts stiff and non decaying , for study purpose
User :   of he uses me he wants me for a full skeloton view of me hows he going do this to me ?
Doctor :   Its a recent intervention, consists of sequences of procedures
Doctor :   consists of four stes
Doctor :   Steps*
User :   good thing im dead then
Doctor :   fixation, dehydration, forced impregnation in a vacuum, and hardening
Doctor :   its more of technical procedure
User :   can i ask how can he only use my skelton
Doctor :   not him alone, there are many scientists who employing the method
Doctor :   there are so many images of plastinated bodies online ., you can google search them and view
User :   ok but he only wants my skelton you know y bones how can he do this
Doctor :   he may use the chemicals which will digest the muscles and other flesh in the body leaving the bones behind
User :   how long will this tak4
Doctor :   may be months
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   zz sorry my hands are shacking
Doctor :   And why is that ?
Doctor :   Can you be able to continue the chat ?
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes bit i rather be plastinated
Doctor :   its your wish , you are the owner of your body
Doctor :   Please consider, i will be closing the window, and you will be able to get to us back, this is due to a technical difficulty we are encountering
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