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There are more frequently asked questions about human tissue donation.

  • Q How is donated tissue used?

    A Donated skin is used to burn victims to prevent 2nd infections and restore another valuable life.
    20% of burned victims are children under 10 and mostly life-danger full-body victims are head of households who have high rick occupation.
    Donated bone parts are used to save patients with osteosarcoma, and it will help them to live normal lives without disability.
    80% of osteosarcoma patients are teenager under 20 and without the treatment they could not fully develop.
  • Q Does anyone can donate tissue?

    A Yes, anyone between ages 14 to 80 can donate tissue.
    However, for the sake of the recipient, donors medical history has to be checked and go through medical examination to be qualified.
  • Q Does donation process follow automatically after death if I signed up as a donor?

    A Even though you signed as a tissue donor in your life time, donation is not possible without a consent for donation from one of your legal next-of-kin after death.
    If you signed for as a tissue donor willingly, you should inform your family about it.
  • Q How is tissue donation different from organ donation?

    A Tissues (Skin, bone, ligament, blood vessel, cornea, etc.) of one donor can save up to 100 patients,
    and human organs (Kidney, liver, heart, etc.) of one donor can be given to 9 patients to save lives.
  • Q How is tissue donation different from donate corpse?

    A Donated corpse is used as research and education in medical universities.
    After tissue was donated, the body will be restored and return to the donors family.
  • Q I registered as an organ donor, can I still signed for a tissue donor?

    A Yes, you can. You can register for tissue donor after you register as an organ donor.
  • Q Does donation leave the body disfigured?

    A Organs and tissue are always removed with the greatest of care and respect.
    Afterwards the surgical incision is carefully closed and covered by a dressing in the normal way.