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What to take note of in a donor transplant

Headline:

活体肝脏移植 应注意哪些事项?(What to take note of in a living donor liver transplant)
 A/Prof Iyer Shridhar (Senior Consultant, National University Centre for Organ Transplantation) explains that the best option for a liver transplant is to get an organ from a deceased or brain dead donor after being placed on the waiting list. He emphasises that in situations where living donor transplant is an option, caregivers should speak to doctors in the transplant team. He also states the requirements of a potential living liver donor. 

Source:

Lianhe Zaobao, zbLOHAS, Page 2

Date:

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Coverage:

Local, NUH

Tone:

Positive

Remarks:

Initiated by NUH Corporate Communications

 

NUH offers safer prostate cancer check

Dr Lincoln Tan (Consultant, Department of Urology and Director of Urologic Oncology) explains that the newly-introduced transperineal prostate biopsy has an almost zero risk of serious infection, unlike the standard transrectal method which carries a 3 per cent risk. The article also mentions that NUH is the first Southeast Asian hospital to offer this low-risk biopsy done using local anaesthesia.

 

Source:

The Straits Times, Page B6

Date:

Thursday, 13 December 2018

Coverage:

Local, NUH

Tone:

Positive

Remarks:

Initiated by NUH Corporate Communications

 

 

 

 

What are the symptoms of cirrhosis and liver cancer?

肝硬化 肝癌有哪些症状

Dr Alfred Kow (Senior Consultant, Division of Hepatobiliaryand Pancreatic Surgery) discusses the symptoms of cirrhosis and liver cancer.He also shares the symptoms of acute hepatitis.

 

 

Source:

Shin Min Daily News, Page 8

Date:

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Coverage:

Local, NUH

Tone:

Positive

Remarks:

Initiated by NUH Corporate Communications

 

A/Prof Iyer Shridhar Ganpathi, Head & Senior Consultant, Division of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, NUH with Daniel Martin at Mediacorp

A/Prof Iyer Shridhar Ganpathi will be interviewed live on 938NOW on 22 Nov (Thurs), 10.00am to 11.00am on the Body and Soul Programme hosted by Daniel Martin,in his capacity as Head and Senior Consultant, Division of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, NUH.

Other than speaking on the do’s and don’ts for good liver health, A/Prof Shridhar will also be sharing some useful public information about liver donation.

If you missed A/Prof Iyer Shridhar’s live radio interview on 938NOW earlier, there will be a repeat broadcast at 5.00pm to 6.00pm today.

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Knowing the types of incontinence can help improve condition

确认类别有助于改善尿失禁

Dr Joe Lee (Consultant, Department of Urology and Director, Andrology & Male Reproductive Medicine) lists the common myths related to incontinence. He also explains why people should seek treatment early.

This is part of the pre-publicity leading up to the zbLOHAS talk on 3 November.

Source:

Lianhe Zaobao, zbLOHAS, Page 3

Date:

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Coverage:

Local, NUH

Tone:

Positive

Remarks:

Facilitated by NUH Corporate Communications

 

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