Health update

Dimitri Yioulos dyioulos at
Tue Jan 13 20:20:53 GMT 2009

On Tuesday 13 January 2009 6:52 am, Julian Field wrote:
> 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
> --
> Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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This news comes at the beginning of a brand new year.  Here's hoping it brings 
you health and happiness (prosperity wouldn't be bad either).  Your many 
friends around the world are pullin' for ya!

Best wishes,


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