TITLE

United States officials propose further retreat from first-come, first-served organ donation

AUTHOR(S)
Madwar, Samia
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE639
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposed changes for the first-come first-served organ donation in the U.S. It mentions that the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network has considered revision of its policies for allocating kidneys. It states that the changes would result the creation of a kidney profile index.
ACCESSION #
64615053

 

Related Articles

  • Organs.com: New Commercially Brokered Organ Transfers Raise Questions. Caplan, Arthur // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p8 

    Discusses the issues associated with a kidney transplantation case involving Robert Smitty and Robert Hickey processed through the MatchingDonors.com Web site. Implications of the organ donation case for the field of organ transplantation; Contradictions to the practice of soliciting strangers...

  • KIDNEY EXCHANGE. Roth, Alvin E.; S�nmez, Tayfun; �nver, M. Utku // Quarterly Journal of Economics;May2004, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p457 

    Most transplanted kidneys are from cadavers, but there are also many transplants from live donors. Recently, there have started to be kidney exchanges involving two donor-patient pairs such that each donor cannot give a kidney to the intended recipient because of immunological incompatibility,...

  • Cautious Optimism Concerning Long-Term Safety of Kidney Donation. Tan, Jane C.; Chertow, Glenn M. // New England Journal of Medicine;1/29/2009, Vol. 360 Issue 5, p522 

    The authors reflect on the long term safety aspects of kidney donation. They suggest that while the rules regarding acceptable kidney donors may change, kidney transplantation from living donors benefits most patients with end stage renal disease. They argue that if the medical community is...

  • Organ Donation by Unrelated Donors. Levinsky, Norman G. // New England Journal of Medicine;08/10/2000, Vol. 343 Issue 6, p430 

    Editorial. Discusses kidney transplants from unrelated donors. The risks to the donor; The mortality and morbidity rates for kidney donors; The balance of benefit to one person against risk to another; The danger of competition among institutions that do transplants for donors.

  • Nondirected Donation of Kidneys from Living Donors. Matas, Arthur J.; Garvey, Catherine A.; Jacobs, Cheryl L.; Kahn, Jeffrey P. // New England Journal of Medicine;08/10/2000, Vol. 343 Issue 6, p433 

    Discusses the policy for nondirected donation, or donation by a living person to someone they do not know, of kidneys at the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis. Evaluation of donors and recipients; The ethics involved in nondirected donations, such as the risk to the donor; Studies that show...

  • A swap that cuts the wait. Shapiro, Joseph P. // U.S. News & World Report;7/23/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 3, p48 

    Reports on a donation scheme called living donor/cadaver exchange, which has been used at the New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Details of a kidney exchange involving an organ from a live donor; Issue of ethics in the scheme; Hospitals where swaps have been approved under the...

  • Kidney Misdirected: Appeals Court Says Recipient May Have The Right To Sue.  // Legal Eagle Eye Newsletter for the Nursing Profession;Apr2006, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p5 

    The article reports that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit's ruling has criticized a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York concerning a kidney donation. The District Court had decided that a person claiming to be the beneficiary of a deceased...

  • Brother, can you spare a... Hensrud, Donald D. // Fortune International (Europe);5/26/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 10, p86 

    If a patient is suffering from progressive primary biliary cirrhosis, a fatal liver disease, there are two possible scenarios: (1) He dies, which until not long ago was the only outcome. (2) He receives a liver transplant and has a long and happy life. The three-year survival rate for a kidney...

  • The Search for Inner (Organ) Peace. Fox, Cynthia // Bioscience Technology;3/ 5/2013, p1 

    The article discusses an update on kidney transplants and refers to a study led by University of Louisville's Suzanne Ildstad and Northwester University's Joseph Levanthal where they transplanted into patients hematopietic stem cells and kidneys from donors who were not immunological matches. It...

  • Compensated Living Kidney Donation in Iran: Donor's Attitude and Short-Term Follow-up. Rouchi, Alireza Heidary; Mahdavi-Mazdeh, Mitra; Zamyadi, Mahnaz // Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases;Jan2009, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p34 

    Introduction. Living unrelated kidney donation has a high rate in Iran, where a unique organ procurement model is running. We evaluated feelings and attitude of these donors after kidney donation. Materials and Methods. A questionnaire was sent to 25 kidney transplantation centers in Iran. It...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics