Lainie Friedman Ross, The Ethical Limits in Expanding Living Donor Transplantation.

 
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Lainie Friedman Ross, The Ethical Limits in Expanding Living Donor Transplantation, 16 KENNEDY INST. ETHICS J. 151 (2006)

The past decade has witnessed the emergence of novel methods to increase the number of living donors. Although such programs are not likely to yield high volumes of organs, some transplant centers have gone to great lengths to establish one or more of them. The author discusses some of the ethical and policy issues raised by five such programs: (1) living-paired and cascade exchanges; (2) unbalanced living-paired exchanges; (3) list-paired exchanges; (4) non-directed donors; and (5) non-directed donors catalyzing cascade exchanges. The author argues...

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