Category Archives: Transplantation/donation of organs and tissues

Organ retention compensation deal

Relatives of people whose organs were retained by Scottish hospitals without consent are to get 5,000 compensation. more

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Face transplant deemed a success

The world’s first face transplant has been deemed a success by the surgeons who carried out the operation. more

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Flesh Trade

How’s this for a repugnant situation? Take someone you love, perhaps your spouse or your sibling, and find a stranger who will accept a really big bet that your loved one will die prematurely, and if indeed that happens, you … Continue reading

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Radical changes for organ donors

Laws governing organ donation and tissue retention are to be radically changed, possibly allowing many more organ transplants. more

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Stolen bones used in operation

A patient has been implanted with a body part which was allegedly stolen in the US, a hospital has confirmed. more

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Organ sales

The sale of organs taken from executed prisoners appears to be thriving in China, an undercover investigation by the BBC has found. more

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Pay organ donors, expert suggests

People should be paid for living organ donations, a US surgeon has said in an article in the British Medical Journal. more

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My face transplant

In November last year Isabelle Dinoire became the first person in the world to receive a face transplant. more

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Iran`s desperate kid

On streets and in town squares in Iran, young men and women can be seen holding signs offering their kidneys for sale. more

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China admits shady transplants

After years of denial, China has acknowledged that many of the human organs used in transplants here are taken from executed prisoners and that many of the recipients are foreigners who pay hefty sums to avoid a long wait. more

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