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The Gift of Life: Organ Transplantation in the 21st Century Practical Discussion

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Dr. Sukru Emre, Section Chief of Transplant Surgery and Immunology in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine and Director of the Yale-New Haven Transplantation Center specializes in adult and pediatric liver transplantation. In this interview he discusses the transplantation program at Yale-New Haven Hospital, as well as issues related to organ transplantation, such as the donor shortage and quality of life for patients after the surgery. He also explains innovative procedures that allow surgeons to use a single donated organ to save multiple patients.

Dr. Sukru Emre, Section Chief of Transplant Surgery and Immunology in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine and Director of the Yale-New Haven Transplantation Center specializes in adult and pediatric liver transplantation. In this interview he discusses the transplantation program at Yale-New Haven Hospital, as well as issues related to organ transplantation, such as the donor shortage and quality of life for patients after the surgery. He also explains innovative procedures that allow surgeons to use a single donated organ to save multiple patients.

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