Thursday, June 16, 2011

Belgian transplant surgeons use lungs from euthanased patients

by Michael Cook | BioEdge

Using organs from euthanased patients seem to have become a well established procedure in Belgium, only nine years after it was legalized. A press release from a team at a hospital in Leuven announced yesterday that it had successfully transplanted lungs from four euthanased patients between 2007 and 2009. Read more

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