Health update

Brett Moss bamcomp at
Tue Jan 13 16:33:04 GMT 2009

--- On Tue, 1/13/09, Julian Field <MailScanner at> wrote:

> From: Julian Field <MailScanner at>
> Subject: Health update
> To: "MailScanner discussion" <mailscanner at>
> Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 3:52 AM
> 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 for continued improvements on your health.
Exhale and relax  ;)



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