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The Living Organ Donor as Patient: Theory and Practice

Lainie Friedman Ross and J. Richard Thistlethwaite, Jr.

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197618202
eISBN:
9780197618233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197618202.001.0001
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

This is a book about living solid organ donors as patients in their own right. This book is premised on the supposition that the field of living donor organ transplantation is ethical, even if some ... More


Prisoners as Living Organ Donors

Lainie Friedman and J. Richard Thistlethwaite, Jr

in The Living Organ Donor as Patient: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197618202
eISBN:
9780197618233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197618202.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

This chapter considers the special case in which a prisoner seeks to serve as a living donor and what lessons can be learned from human subjects protections for research participants given that both ... More


Minors as Living Organ Donors

Lainie Friedman and J. Richard Thistlethwaite, Jr

in The Living Organ Donor as Patient: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197618202
eISBN:
9780197618233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197618202.003.0005
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

In 1957, three years after the first successful kidney transplant between identical twin brothers, the Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts authorized kidney transplantation between three sets of ... More


Living Donor Liver Transplantation for Acute Liver Failure

Lainie Friedman and J. Richard Thistlethwaite, Jr

in The Living Organ Donor as Patient: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197618202
eISBN:
9780197618233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197618202.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

Acute liver failure (ALF), or fulminant hepatic failure, affects approximately two to three thousand patients (adults and children) annually in the United States and accounts for approximately eight ... More


Candidate Criteria for Living Versus Deceased Donor Liver Grafts: Same or Different?

Lainie Friedman and J. Richard Thistlethwaite, Jr

in The Living Organ Donor as Patient: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197618202
eISBN:
9780197618233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197618202.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

This chapter explores whether living donor liver transplant (LDLT) is morally permissible when the candidate is ineligible for a deceased donor liver transplant (DDLT). Two cases are evaluated: a ... More


Questioning the Premise: Is Living Donor Organ Transplantation Ethical?

Lainie Friedman and J. Richard Thistlethwaite, Jr

in The Living Organ Donor as Patient: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197618202
eISBN:
9780197618233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197618202.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

Given the gap between demand and supply, living donation is not going away any time soon. This chapter explores the book’s initial premise that the field of living donor organ transplantation is ... More


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