Organ and Tissue Transplantation in the European Union

Organ and Tissue Transplantation in the European Union : Management of Difficulties and Health Risks Linked to the Donors

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Explores the state of organ and tissue transplantation in the European Union, covering: donor screening; consequences of uncontrolled networks and the absence of transparency; tissue grafts - specific problems; and the conditions of self-sufficiency in the European Union.
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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • United States
  • English
  • 0792332970
  • 9780792332978

Table of contents

Part 1 General: 1. "State of the art" of transplantation 1993; J.J. van Rood, M. Oudshoorn, F. Claas, B. Cohen, G.G. Persijn. 2. Does non-commercialization of the human body increase graft security? A. Fagot-Largeault. 3. Autonomy in decision-making of organ and tissue donors; R.J. Kahn. 4. Organ transplantation - challenges for the EU; H.D.C. Roscam Abbing. Part 2 Donor screening: 5. Precautions to prevent transmission of infectious agents in organ grafting; P. McMaster, D. Mirza. 6. Precautions to be taken to prevent transmission of non-conventional agents in the grafting process; P. Dormont. 7. Precautions to be taken to prevent transmission of neoplastic diseases in the grafting process; J. Penn. 8. Transmission of information from donor to recipient team; J. Sennesael. 9. Distribution of responsibilities in sanitary safety of the grafts; J. Claquin, J. Hors. Part 3 Consequences of uncontrolled networks and the absence of transparency: 10. Worldwide organ trafficking - fact or fiction? H. Kreis. 11. Trade in human organs - national and international responses; S.S. Fluss. 12. Organ trading - responsibilities of the EU countries; H.D.C. Roscam Abbing. 13. Organ procurement in Spain - the impact of transplant coordination; R. Matesanz, B. Miranda, C. Felipe. 14. The Transplant European Computer Network project; P. Romano, J. Hors. 15. Co-operation between Eurotransplant and Eastern European countries; B. Cohen. Part 4 Tissue grafts - specific problems: 16. Origin and circulation of tissues for grafting; M. Ludo. 17. Specific disease prevention precautions in tissue grafts; G. Novakovitch. 18. Specific difficulties in widespread tissue banking; Ch. Delloye. 19. Use of foetal tissue for grafting; J. Brotchi. 20. Legal aspects of tissue banking in the EU: current and future; R. Andrzej. Part 5 Conditions of self-sufficiency in the EU: 21. Self-sufficiency in Europe - evaluation of needs; G.G. Persijn, B. Cohen. 22. Analysis of psychological causes of reluctance to donate organs or tissues; R. Deberdt. 23. Ethics of organ retrieval; P. Guido. 24. Good medical practice in the removal of organs; Y. Louville. 25. The European Donor Hospital Education Programme; C. Wright, K. Jager, B. Cohen, J. van Dalen, C. Blok, R. Wijnen. 26. How to improve the public image of organ donation; B. van Haelewijck, M. Genon, J. Hardy, I. Senepart, M. van de Cruys. Part 6 Conclusion: 27. Conclusions; J.-L. Vanherweghem. 28. Closing chapter; Magda de Galan.
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