Posts Tagged ‘brain death’

July 9, 2012

Arguments against promoting organ transplants from brain-dead donors, and views of contemporary Japanese on life and death


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A revision of Japan’s Organ Transplant Law in 2009 led to an ethical debate on the differences in definitions of death, age requirements for donors, requirements for brain-death determination and organ extraction, and the appropriateness of priority transplants for relatives. Many hoped the revised law would permit transplants in Japan according to global standards. However, […]

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