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Stories mostly from autopsy room

Quote of the day #1 — 19/07/2018

Quote of the day #1

Every time we witness an injustice and do not act, we train our character to be passive in its presence and thereby eventually lose all ability to defend ourselves and those we love.

Julian Paul Assange

Polycystic kidney disease (PCKD) — 18/07/2018

Polycystic kidney disease (PCKD)

Polycystic kidney disease (PCKD) is an inherited disorder in which clusters of cysts develop primarily within your kidneys, causing your kidneys to enlarge and lose function over time. Cysts are noncancerous round sacs containing fluid. The cysts vary in size, and they can grow very large. Having many cysts or large cysts can damage your kidneys. Continue reading

Severe atherosclerosis — 11/07/2018

Severe atherosclerosis

Lets forget all, what you learned in anatomy. Severe atherosclerosis changes almost everything you learned about major arteries. Remember how you learned about their flexibility, smooth surface and strength.Atherosclerosis is basically unavoidable, actually there is huge chance that even your major arteries are affected by that. We see this disease (in variety of stage) in almost all our patients older, than 50 years.It may sound confusing, but severe atherosclerosis is mostly the primary issue, what can lead to chronic heart failure. Continue reading

Severe alcoholic liver cirrhosis — 19/06/2018

Severe alcoholic liver cirrhosis

Alcoholic liver cirrhosis is fatal condition, if not treated by liver transplant. Approximately 10-20% of heavy alcoholics, who been drinking for long time period die directly because of liver failure. Other 30-40% die of ruptured esophageal vein, leading to bleed in whole GIT, aka melena. The origin of this is in hardened liver tissue obstructing portal vein, so the blood needs to find other ways where to flow. Continue reading

More stories from pathology to come soon! — 21/02/2018
Overcoming Addiction Through Community — 10/02/2018
Me, myself and I… —

Me, myself and I…

Welcome on my blog, which will contain everything interesting in my life.

You may soon expect:

  • Interesting cases directly from autopsy room (NSFW)
  • Bunch of stories about how working on pathology dept. changes my personal life
  • Many quotes I like
  • Tips & tricks how to overcome depression
  • A lot more