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Is the success of organ transplantation “Spanish model” due to the current law of organ donation presumed consent?

By |2019-07-15T13:35:58+02:00February 13th, 2019|BIOETHICS NEWS, Informed consent, NEWS, Organ donation, Organ Transplant|

A British Medical Journal (BMJ) article titled Will an opt-out [...]

The skin bank function in Italy. One argument to further promote organ donation

By |2018-02-06T12:39:14+01:00February 5th, 2018|Human Disability, NEWS, Organ donation, Organ Transplant|

The skin bank has as its main functions the harvesting, [...]

Organ donation from euthanized patients. The practice is controversial and currently only allowed in Belgium an Netherlands

By |2017-07-31T13:31:29+02:00July 31st, 2017|Euthanasia, LATEST BRIEF NEWS, Organ Transplant, Uncategorized|

In 2015, 2023 patients were euthanized only in Belgium.  Organ [...]

Organ donation for transplantation in children with cardiac arrest and dying person dignity

By |2017-11-17T10:42:02+01:00July 27th, 2017|Medical Deontology, Organ Transplant, Palliative Care, SPECIAL REPORTS|

Premortem interventions before donation in circulatory arrest in children could [...]

“Death by donation”. Harvesting organs from still-living persons

By |2020-01-09T11:31:20+01:00January 9th, 2020|Assisted Suicide, Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, Euthanasia, Medical Deontology, SPECIAL REPORTS|

"Undergo surgery in an operating theatre to remove their organs [...]

The donation organs law of presumed consent of donors – opt-out – is being discussed in France and the UK

By |2018-07-05T09:36:39+02:00June 25th, 2018|BIOETHICS NEWS, Informed consent, NEWS, Organ donation, Organ Transplant|

The organ donation, "A free act that should be a [...]

Donor organ shortage. Supporting donation based on trust is an unavoidable social necessity

By |2018-01-26T09:31:01+01:00March 9th, 2017|BIOETHICS NEWS, LATEST BRIEF NEWS, Organ Transplant|

Donor organ shortage actual figures. Promoting organ donation based on [...]

Scientists with 3D – bioink technique print a cornea that mimic human ones. Great hope to patients waiting for cornea donation

By |2019-10-15T11:42:18+02:00October 2nd, 2019|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, NEWS, Organ donation, Organ Transplant|

Science Daily published an article with the title, 3D printed [...]

Legalization of assisted suicide effects. “A source of good-quality organs and corpses”, ethical comment

By |2019-05-02T08:31:04+02:00April 15th, 2019|BIOETHICS NEWS, Euthanasia, Informed consent, NEWS, Palliative Care|

When the transplant team and anatomy laboratories in search of [...]

A human heart left on a commercial airliner provides a glimpse into the nation’s transplant system. The obscure network of nonprofit organizations is questioned

By |2019-02-19T18:09:28+01:00February 18th, 2019|Bioethics, BIOETHICS NEWS, NEWS, Organ donation, Organ Transplant|

With organ trafficking on the rise and nonprofit institutions implicated, [...]