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Transplantation of Organs. Limitations and Possible Solutions

Janusz Walaszewski

Ann Transplant 2002; 7(4): 10-10

ID: 496253

Published: 2002-12-02


The topic of limitations of organ donation was discussed by journalists, surgeons and physicians from all over the world who presented issues characteristic for their countries. The main obstacles to the families’ consent to cadaveric organ donation were seen in society's lack of acceptance of the brain death concept, fear of unequal access to transplantation and religiously grounded opinions Journalists, when asked about the role of the media in overcoming those barriers, pointed out the following:...

Keywords: Organ Transplantation, Organ Shortage, Organ Donation



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