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1995

January

Singapore's First Paediatric Cadaveric Transplant.

Region's first Allergy Testing to Local Pollen, Ferns & Fungal Spores.


March

Region's first published report on the use of University of Wisconsin Cold Storage solution in tissue preservation in major limb replantation.


June

Introduction of Podiatry Services.


July

Region's first Digital Replantation Surgery under Local Anaesthesia.


August

Singapore's First Liver Transplant using a reduced graft. Asia's First Purified Stem Cell Rescue.


September

Official Inauguration of the NUH Bone Bank.

The Department of Diagnostic Imaging became Asia Pacific Region's First Centre of Excellence for Computer Tomography.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine (third apart from Japan in the Asia Pacific region) received full accreditation from the College of American Pathologists.


November

First Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery performed in the region.


December

Opening of Diabetes Clinic.