Mr Richard Tay, 57, has spent more than 20,000 hours, or 833 days, in a dialysis chair for treatment and endured over 10,000 needle pricks to his left upper arm.
He has been a dialysis patient for 38 years, making him the longest-surviving dialysis patient in Singapore. The current Guinness World Record for the longest time a person had dialysis is 42 years and 85 days, held by Mr Mahesh Mehta from London who died last year.
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