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Could a person with hemophilia b, be an organ donor?

Could a person with hemophilia b, be an organ donor?

Not a living donor: Unclear whether the query was about organ donation while alive or following death. Since we never want to harm a live donor - who doesn't need surgery, most teams would not put that person at risk for donation of a kidney or a portion of liver or lung. However, if the person with hemophilia has died, multiple organs may well function well enough for txp. We would be grateful for these gifts. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Layman
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Organ Donation (Definition)

Organ donation requires surgical techniques that preserve the blood vessels and vital structures (e.g., ureter-kidney, bile duct - liver) and keeps the cells of the organ happy enough to function after blood flow is stopped and the transplant conducted. A living person may choose to gift an organ (or piece of an organ) through such an operation. A deceased person may gift multiple ...Read more


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If a person who was an organ donor committed suicide are their organs still used after their death if there not damaged?

If a person who was an organ donor committed suicide are their organs still used after their death if there not damaged?

Complicated: This is a complicated question to answer because it sounds like the organ donor is contemplating suicide. Furthermore, it sounds that this organ donor believes that someone else has a life worth living. This sounds like a conscientious person who needs help sorting out complicated feelings. Look into psychotherapy, it really can help. Suicide hotline: 1-800-273-8255 best wishes to you. ...Read more

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How many lives can one person save by being an organ donor?

How many lives can one person save by being an organ donor?

8 or more: 1 heart 2 kidneys 2 lungs 1 liver 1 pancreas 1 intestine possible more if the liver is split between a child and adult. ...Read more

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Can I be an organ donor if 88?

Can I be an organ donor if 88?

Yes: But most organs will not be considered. Liver may be the only organ that may be used. ...Read more

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I signed up to be an organ donor but i'm scared. Should i be?

I signed up to be an organ donor but i'm scared. Should i be?

No Reason For Fear!: Organ donation only takes place following death. Patients are always cared for because of what can be done for them first and foremost. It is only when hope is completely lost that organ donation is ever considered +/or discussed with family. The myth that patients stop receiving care so that organs can be donated is not true. ...Read more

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How to become an living organ donor?

Contact Tx Program: I believe you are referring to being an altruistic organ donor. In order to be able to donate, one has to undergo a very thorough donor evaluation that includes a full psychosocial evaluation. In the state of Arizona, several programs including U of AZ, Mayo Clinic, and BG Samaritan will be happy to evaluate you. ...Read more

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How can I become a living organ donor?

How can I become a living organ donor?

Contact center: If you have a friend or relative that needs an organ transplant, contact the transplant center they are listed at. They will initiate a medical work-up for you. If you don't have someone who needs an organ but you still want to donate one you can call any center and be worked up for altruistic donation. ...Read more

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How can I become a living organ donor ?

At transplant center: Being a living donor is an amazing gift that saves a life. Donation happens at a transplant center - find 1 through the UNOS website. Theres an extensive evaluation that includes assessment of the medical, surgical and psychologic suitability of the person considering donation. Education about the risks is a major part of the process. It is intentionally not rapid, so careful consideration occurs. ...Read more

Dr. Susumu Inoue
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Hemophilia (Definition)

Hemophilia is congenital deficency of factor 8,9 ,11 ...Read more