Health Suites: Greater assurance to be a living donor in Singapore
Published on 29 Jun, 2022
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On Health Suites, deceased donor liver donation is unable to keep up with the growing demand for liver donors, which makes living donor liver transplantation an important alternative, especially in Singapore. Living liver donation is a major surgery and there is an ethical dilemma of balancing the requirements of the recipient with the safety of the donor. Melissa Hyak speaks to Associate Professor Shridhar Iyer, Surgical Director and Senior Consultant for the Adult Liver Transplantation Programme at National University Centre for Organ Transplantation to find out more about a study that gives greater assurance to be a living donor in Singapore.