• Vol. 47 No. 2, 71–73
  • 15 February 2018

Mandated Consent – Not a Viable Solution for Organ Transplant in Singapore

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The last decade has seen an alarming increase in the prevalence of end-stage renal failure in Singapore, attributed to factors such as dietary and environmental triggers, improved healthcare accessibility and a rapidly ageing population. This, in turn, has contributed to a relentless increase in demand for renal transplant. As in many first world countries, this demand is not matched by kidneys available, leading to long waiting time for renal transplant.

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