Health update

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at
Tue Jan 13 13:41:23 GMT 2009

Julian Field a écrit :
> Folks,
> Well, I've just got back from the hospital, had another meeting with 
> the transplant team.
> As of now, I'm suspended on the liver waiting list.
> They are going to do another endoscopy in the next 2 or 3 weeks, and 
> we'll see the outcome of that to see if the varices have gone down at 
> all which will imply better blood flow through my new portal vein 
> replacement.
> I suspect this will most likely show an improvement.
> If it does, then the original reason for me being on the list will 
> have gone (well enough). So it will be no longer worth doing what is, 
> in my case, a very difficult and dangerous procedure.
> So I'm officially suspended from the list at the moment, but not removed.
> As I've spent the past 15 months or so mentally preparing for the 
> procedure, this is going to take a bit of getting used to. It's going 
> to take a few days to sink in properly.
> Jules


All the best from Québec/Canada!


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