Four year nutritional follow up after living related small bowel transplantation between monozygotic twins
- Health care fact. // AHA News;5/1/95, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p2
Presents data regarding the total number of organ transplants in the United States from 1988 to 1993.
- Transplant numbers and costs keep going up. // AHA News;1/20/97, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p5
Focuses on the results of a report on tissue and organ transplantation costs and outcomes for 1996.
- Organ transplants. // Current Health 2;Mar1986, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p3
Organ transplants: ordinary muscles, extraordinary results. Transplants: how they are done, who can donate, and what can be done in the future.
- Science plugs in. Scott, G. // Current Health 2;Dec90, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p4
Describes new methods of body part replacement. Transplants, prostheses, and implants; Bioceramics; Body's hostile environment; Transplanting organs; More. INSET: Organs in the fridge.;The body electric; The greatest gift....
- Organs for transplantation. Teo, B. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec91, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p10
Looks at Singapore's Human Organ Transplant Act, which presumes that competent adults consent to donate their kidneys in the event of a fatal accident, unless they have refused in writing. What other countries can learn from Singapore's experience; Improving the organ procurement system;...
- Directed donation. Arnason, W.B. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec91, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p13
Comments on the difficulty in finding well-matched kidneys for transplantation into black Americans. Asserts that a program of directed donation that privileged black-to-black transplantation could ease the chronic shortage of organs. The disproportionately low rate of black donation; `The...
- Transplantation through a glass darkly. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p6
Argues that thinking about the fate of nonhumans at our hands shares with abortion--indeed, with many of our culture's most difficult moral issues--a fundamental problem: we don't really know what we are talking about. The treatment of fetuses and animals; PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment...
- Leaving the field. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p9
Reports that two sociologists most closely identified with organ transplantation have concluded that they must now leave the field. The authors' decision to leave the field; The two phases of the decision; The difficulty of `suspending' beliefs and disbeliefs; Troubles the authors have with...
- A pig in a poke. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p2
Surveys the extent of human desperation to prolong life through organ transplantation in light of a terminally ill man receiving a baboon's liver and then dying ten weeks later. Ethical issues of xenografting; Techniques in genetic engineering; Dr. Ian Fraser of the Royal Melbourne Hospital;...