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Consuming Differences: Post-Human Ethics, Global (in)Justice, and the Transplant Trade in Organs

Nancy Scheper-Hughes

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.13
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents a global analysis of the phenomenon referred to as “transplant tourism.” It describes how patients with the financial capability procure organ transplants illegally from abroad. ... More


A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Keith Wailoo, Julie Livingston, and Peter Guarnaccia (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo
Subject:
History, Social History

In February 2003, an undocumented immigrant teen from Mexico lay dying in a prominent American hospital due to a stunning medical oversight—she had received a heart-lung transplantation of the wrong ... More


Playing With Matches Without Getting Burned: Public Confidence in Organ Allocation

Jed Adam Gross

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.12
Subject:
History, Social History

Following Jesica Santillan's death, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the nonprofit organization that oversees the country's organ allocation network, reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring ... More


Sympathy and Exclusion: Access to Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants in the United States

Beatrix Hoffman

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.14
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter analyzes whether the Santillan story fits into the larger politics of immigrant access to health care. It describes how the Santillan case highlighted and obscured central themes in ... More


Eligibility for Organ Transplantation to Foreign Nationals: The Relationship Between Citizenship, Justice, and Philanthropy as Policy Criteria

Eric M. Meslin, Karen R. Salmon, and Jason T. Eberl

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.15
Subject:
History, Social History

The events and commentary surrounding Jesica Santillan's case raised profound questions about the criteria used to justify her eligibility for organ transplantation and whether her citizenship should ... More


Babes and Baboons: Jesica Santillan and Experimental Pediatric Transplant Research in America

Lesley A. Sharp

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.17
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates the growing trend in high-risk, high-technology experimental pediatric research in America and the problematic relationship between experimentation, transplantation, and ... More


America's Angel or Thieving Immigrant?: Media Coverage, the Santillan Story, and Publicized Ambivalence Toward Donation and Transplantation

Susan E. Morgan, Tyler R. Harrison, Lisa Volk Chewning, and Jacklyn G. Habib

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.4
Subject:
History, Social History

Jesica Santillan's botched transplant garnered intense media attention and fueled the ethical argument regarding the organ allocation system in the United States. With thousands of people on the ... More


Hobson's Choices: Matching and Mismatching in Transplantation Work Processes

Richard I. Cook

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.5
Subject:
History, Social History

Jesica Santillan's death after a donor-recipient mismatch during transplantation shook people's confidence in transplant surgery and the organ donation system in the United States. This chapter ... More


The Transplant Surgeon's Perspective on the Bungled Transplant

Thomas Diflo

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.6
Subject:
History, Social History

Tom Diflo is a clinical transplant surgeon who has performed almost 1,000 kidney, liver, and pancreas transplants in the United States. In this chapter, Dr. Diflo provides insight on the complexities ... More


All Things Twice, First Tragedy Then Farce: Lessons from a Transplant Error

Charles L. Bosk

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.8
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the transplant error in the Jesica Santillan's case and the main actors in the story (from Duke University Medical Center to Carolina Donor Services, from the United Network for ... More


The Politics of Second Chances: Waste, Futility, and the Debate Over Jesica's Second Transplant

Keith Wailoo and Julie Livingston

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.9
Subject:
History, Social History

Jesica Santillan's second heart and lung transplant on February 21, 2003 became a controversial turning point that generated a wide range of problematic, uninformed, or widely speculative ... More


Justice in Organ Allocation

Rosamond Rhodes

in A Death Retold: Jesica Santillan, the Bungled Transplant, and Paradoxes of Medical Citizenship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830598
eISBN:
9781469605432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877524_wailoo.11
Subject:
History, Social History

Focusing on the central ethical issue of Jesica Santillan's case, this chapter discusses the question of whether transplant organs were allocated justly. Specifically, it analyzes how notions of ... More


: Captivity, Exile, and Interpretation in El Inca Garcilaso de La Vega's La Florida del Inca

Lisa Voigt

in Writing Captivity in the Early Modern Atlantic: Circulations of Knowledge and Authority in the Iberian and English Imperial Worlds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831991
eISBN:
9781469600284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807831991.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how the mestizo author El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega concludes his account of Hernando de Soto's expedition to Florida with a tale of Floridians in Spain, whose displacement ... More


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