Hospital update

Scott Silva ssilva at
Tue Feb 10 16:52:45 GMT 2009

on 2-10-2009 8:16 AM Ed Bruce spake the following:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> on 2-9-2009 2:23 PM Glenn Steen spake the following:
>>> 2009/2/9 Julian Field <MailScanner at>:
>>>> Folks,
>>>> To keep you updated with the latest...
>>>> Last Thursday I had an endoscopy done by the boss of the Hepatology Dept at
>>>> our hospital, she wanted to make sure she saw the state for herself rather
>>>> than reading someone else's report, which was kind of her.
>>>> The endoscopy showed that there is probably sufficient blood-flow and low
>>>> enough pressure that I am unlikely to bleed severely in the near future, and
>>>> so the decision has been taken to take me off the liver transplant list. In
>>>> 6 months time, she will do another endoscopy and review the situation again.
>>>> But, to be honest, it is unlikely I will be put back on the list again.
>>>> This is good, in that I don't need a very major operation, but it also means
>>>> that a bunch of other things won't get fixed at the same time. So it's good,
>>>> but not *all* good.
>>>> So I have unpacked my hospital bag. 17 months preparing myself for it, and
>>>> just 10 minutes to unpack my bag and put it all away again. Ho hum.
>>>> Many thanks for all your kind messages over the past months wishing me luck
>>>> with the transplant, they really did help me. Time to move on, I guess.
>>>> Cheers.
>>>> Jules
>>> Well... Mostly good, I guess:/.
>>> I hope you land on this being good, in the end... While pondering,
>>> share a virtual toast (red, of course), with a slightly decrepit
>>> Swede;-).
>>> All the best!
>>> Cheers
>> I'll drink to that!
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> decent wine, at least to my untrained palate)
My wife works for the company that makes it.

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It should be able to hold its own against anything up to the $10 to $20 class.

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