"I can't help but wonder if I could have found out a year ago and saved more of my liver," he said. "I worry about what I would do if one day I needed dialysis. What if I need a liver transplant?"
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The man _ who would only give his nickname, Xiaobai, out of concern he might lose his job _ said it was a year later when he finally was able to get a biopsy in Shanghai, and it showed he had lost half his liver function.