#LHSCTransplant: Tweet chat for organ donation and transplantation

April 24, 2015

In recognition of National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) hosted a tweet chat on April 22, 2015.

Dr. Alp Sener, LHSC Transplant Surgeon

Dr. Alp Sener, LHSC Transplant Surgeon, shared information and answered questions on Twitter about organ donation and transplantation, including:

• Who can be a donor? What about those with previous medical conditions?
• What is involved in the donation process and is donation confidential?
• How are organs distributed when there are many patients waiting?
• How long do patients usually wait for a transplant?
• How effective are transplants?
• When are living donors used?

Thank you to those who followed the chat and participated!

See the full #LHSCTransplant chat.