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Skinny Dead Bodies Only!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Dr. Cheese, Jan 10, 2012.


  1. I used to work in the cadaver lab in grad school...All of ours were pretty lean, but I did get the chance to see 1 that was probably around 250lbs. We just trimmed off the fatty tissue during prosection. Not a big deal.
     
  2. sneha1965

    sneha1965

    Nov 7, 2007
    NOVA
    I guess no one wants a Fatty Liver.
     
  3. PSPookie

    PSPookie

    Aug 13, 2006
    Ocoee, TN
    Extrapolating forward to possible practical application:Does this mean I should be buried in my "No Fat Chicks" shirt?
     
  4. Well, then just cremate me and sprinkle out to sea, I suppose! :D
     
  5. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    ^Why would you sprinkle yourself all over something you never visit, land lubber? :eyebrow:

    But on another note, I've had the opportunity to visit and play with some dead bodies in a few of my doctor buddies gross anatomy classes, and I have to say, from what I saw there, there's all kinds of shapes and sizes.
     
  6. I've been to the ocean countless times, Sand Dweller. When I was gigging actively, I spent entire summers in MD, NJ, NY, and VA (and occasionally NC) beaches.

    Never had the pleasure of hanging at the Pacific,though. :atoz:
     
  7. I told my first wife that I wanted to be cremated and have my ashes thrown in her face. She was not amused.
    On topic, I should be a great candidate for lab work, being that I am on the slender side of skinny.
     
  8. yodedude2

    yodedude2 Supporting Member

    ^^ pardon my saying so, but you don't look very slender in your avatar pic.
     
  9. That's not me. I've never had a blue helment.
     
  10. BogeyBass

    BogeyBass

    Sep 14, 2010
    woah this is a different thread

    few comments of interest from the story.

    "In a country where more than a third of adults are obese, the impact of extra weight extends, it seems, even beyond death."

    "There’s also the educational aspect to consider. Donated bodies are used primarily for first-year anatomy students, who need to learn how the human body is supposed to look"

    well since a third of the population is fat....then i guess a fat body is a perfect example of what they are "suppose" to look like.

    I can understand the handling issue, but they might as well learn how to deal with those fatty's.
    because in the real world those doctors will be working with Fatty's.

    I just lost 30 pounds, and by the time i actually lose the rest.
    It might just be right in time........for donation.:eek:
     
  11. I worked in human tissue donation for 2 years. I would, in a nutshell, cut apart cadavers to salvage tendons, skin, hearts, and bone for transplant. I saw everything from the 100lb grannies to the 25 y/o 400lbers. Let me tell you, aside from the occasional in-shape jogger who had an unknown cardiomyopathy or something most of our under-50 donors were overweight, leaning towards obese and morbidly obese. Not many skinny younger dead people.
     
  12. kserg

    kserg

    Feb 20, 2004
    London, UK
    Thats why i am fat and an alcoholic... no one will ever kill me for organs..
     
  13. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    sigged. :D
     
  14. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    Pure gold! *applauds*
     
  15. NateS

    NateS

    Sep 22, 2009
    Richmond, VA, USA
    many lulz to be had in this thread.

    long and linky.....**** like a slinky
     
  16. I used to work for a transport service that picked up deceased for funeral homes and the coroner. It's no fun picking up a 300 lb gentleman that had a heart attack and keeled over on the floor. Biggest I ever picked up was 700 lbs. I had help of course.
     

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