Navigation Links
Liver Donor Dies After Operation

A 39-year-old liver donor of Indian origin has died in Singapore a few days after the operation, and this will be probed by a coroner's inquiry. The donor is reported to have suffered from a heart attack while he was recuperating in Gleneagles Hospital, // according to the transplant surgeon K.C. Tan.

The recipient, a 54-year-old woman who got the liver in November, recovered well enough to go home. Tan said the donor was put through a treadmill electrocardiogram and an echocardiogram as part of the screening process to certify him fit as an organ donor.

He fared well in the four days after surgery and was due to leave the intensive care unit when he collapsed. His blood pressure plummeted. A cardiac surgeon performed an emergency operation finding the entire left part of the heart was diseased from a massive attack. But the man died within hours.

‘The final cause of this unfortunate death is still pending, but it does not appear to be related to the surgery in any way,’ a spokesman for the hospital was quoted as saying.

Internationally, there is a 10% risk of complications from donating a part of a liver, doctors said. Risk of death for a donor is less than one in 200.

DPA
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver
2. Liver donors can thrive after transplant
3. Heavy Drinking Raises Risk of Liver Cancer
4. Arthritis Drug May Cause Liver Damage
5. Liver transplant oversight urged
6. Liver key to extending life
7. Liver cancers which spread are linked to a particular gene
8. Liver diseases: The enemy with an accomplice
9. Troubled Childhood found to affect your Liver
10. New Liver Tumor Treatment
11. Transplants Help Liver Cancer Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/22/2017)... ... March 22, 2017 , ... University Orthopedics (UOI) today announced ... of Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery at Newport Hospital. Dr. Bragdon specializes ... Orthopedics and Hand Surgery. , As the leader of comprehensive orthopedic care ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... 2017 , ... SNL Insurance and Financial, a Virginia based ... in the greater Hampton Roads area, is embarking on a community charity initiative ... , Each year, hundreds of people living in the South Hampton region are ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... March 22, 2017 , ... ... assistance, and related services to families and business owners in the greater Nassau ... the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. , Every 3 minutes, someone in America is ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... Toronto, CANADA (PRWEB) , ... March 22, 2017 , ... ... Indiegogo today, the Sweep&Stand. The conventional broom was great when it was invented, ... They are the working parents, the social young couple, the empty nesters and ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... ... ... The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has recently named ... Wellness® companies for 2017. , American Specialty Health (ASH) was honored for ... its employees. ASH is one of only nine other San Diego companies being recognized ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/22/2017)... Kentucky , March 22, 2017 ... and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), held a special event to ... facilities in Lexington, Kentucky . The ... , Piramal Group Chairman Ajay Piramal, and Piramal ... ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... Mass. , March 22, 2017 Hologic, ... it has completed the acquisition of Cynosure, Inc., a ... per share in cash. "We are pleased ... to working with Michael Davin and the ... the large, rapidly growing medical aesthetics market," said ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... , March 22, 2017 FinancialBuzz.com ... growing legal cannabis industry is strongly contributing to job ... comprehensive analysis and reporting for the cannabis industry, projects ... more than a quarter million jobs for American workers. ... billion in 2016, and is projected to grow at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: