Trachea transplants. Medical and ethical assessment of Paolo Macchiarini’s experiments

An interesting article was published recently in “The American Journal [...]

Leading doctors in reproductive medicine and transgender clinics open the door to trans women to get womb transplant

Ben Jones, a surgeon at Imperial and member of the [...]

Important move towards clinical use of pig donor hearts in human patients. New technique allows pig hearts transplanted in monkeys survive for more than six months

One of the major problems in heart transplantation in humans [...]

Uterus transplantation is a promising treatment for women infertility but some bioethical aspects have not yet been solved

In 2014, the first child was born following uterus transplantation, [...]

The man with 3 faces, after an astonishing medical feat. What ethical difficulties can face-transplants pose?

"The man with three faces. These transplants pose, indeed, the [...]

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

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

Death of a person based on neurological criteria. Brain death controversy

Authors object the conventional criteria of ‘brain death’ for establishing [...]

CRISPR-Cas9 brings the possibility of performing pig-to-human xenotransplantation closer

Use chimeric animals as organ incubators, a hopeful means to [...]

UK Government announced “Everybody will be organ donor by law” which is provoking a large debate

"I would opt out because organ donation should be a [...]

First case of deceased donor uterine transplantation. It is a relevant medical and social issue

Being able to resolve the reproductive problems suffered by women [...]