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I don't understand..: ...The question. If you mean harvesting donor skin for a skin graft, it is cut out from an anesthetized, inconspicuous area, such as behind the ear. If you mean replacement skin for grafting a burn patient, it is harvested from whatever healthy areas of skin are left. ...Read more
Term usually=dead: 'Harvesting' usually used with deceased donor, but live donors are not uncommon--particularly with kidney transplants. ...Read more
Yes: That is to avoid health practitioners killing patients in the process. There are donors who are alive like in kidney donation but not the type of donation you are mentioning. ...Read more
If suicide were accepted, then people could get lethal injections at hospitals with organ harvest benefiting others and less botched suicide attempts?
No: In many instances of suicide, the organs are not usable due to trauma, illness, or exposure to toxins, anoxia, etc. So this is not a viable solution for "organ harvest." also, suicidal thoughts or attempts often come from mental illness, which can be treated. There are places allowing assisted suicide, but it requires thorough evaluation by at least 2 physicians & a competent patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a med student learning fat grafting. I trained on myself (i am size 2). I fail to harvest almost any fat, mostly blood and tumescent fluid. Why?
[stunned silence]: If training on yourself was your idea, stop right now: this is dangerous and counterproductive. If your instructors are telling you to do this, I have no words. ...Read more
Can a person who had a hysterectomy and who has her ovaries but has lupus harvest her eggs to do invitro with a suraget?
Not possible: Eggs in females are produced by the ovaries. So the tubes have nothing to do with the source of eggs. Also, menopause is a point at which the "eggs" are largely gone. There is no circumstance where it would be appropriate to harvest eggs from a woman who had gone through menopause and consider them of good quality to use in advanced fertility procedures. ...Read more
Easy: It would be a stretch to call the procedure of removing eggs from the ovary for fertility treatment a "surgery". Typically the eggs are removed by passing a needle through the vaginal wall into the ovary while the patient is under anesthesia. The end result of the procedure is two small needle puncture sites. This is done under ultrasound guidance so that there are minimal risks. ...Read more