Organ Transplantation in Times of Donor Shortage: Challenges and Solutions

Organ Transplantation in Times of Donor Shortage: Challenges and Solutions

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ISBN-13: 9783319347547
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/22/2016
Series: International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine , #59
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1 Organ Transplantation in Times of Donor Shortage. An Introduction; Galia Assadi, Ralf J. Jox and Georg Marckmann.- Part I; The Ethics of Organ Donation: Foundations and Challenges.- 2 Brain Death, Justified Killing and the Zombification of Humans – Does the Transplantation Dilemma Require New Ways of Conceptualizing Life and Death?; Tobias Eichinger.- 3 Bodily Integrity as a Barrier to Organ Donation; Adrian M. Viens.- 4 The Role of Body Concepts for Donation Willingness. Insights from a Survey with German Medical and Economics Students; Sabine Wöhlke, Julia Inthorn and Silke Schicktanz.- 5 Foundations of a Duty to Donate Organs; Katherine Mendis.- 6 Why Altruism is not a Convincing Argument for Promoting Post-mortem Organ Donation: Responsibility and Solidarity as Key Concepts; Diana Aurenque.- 7 Why not Confiscate?; Christoph Schmidt-Petri.- 8 The Theological-Ethical Dimension of Organ Transplantation in the Context of Contemporary Discussions; Konrad Hilpert.- 9 How to be a Virtuous Recipient of a Transplant Organ; Barbro Fröding and Martin Peterson.- Part II The Law and Politics of Organ Donation: Problems and Solutions.- 10 Challenges to the Dead Donor Rule: Configuring a Biopolitical Response; Nathan Emmerich.- 11 Organ Donation and Transplantation in Germany; Thomas Breidenbach.- 12 Organ Shortage as a Structural Problem in Transplantation Medicine; Alexandra Manzei.- 13 Donation and Devolution: The Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2012; Thomas Hayes.- 14 Advance Commitment: An Alternative Approach to the Family Veto Problem in Organ Procurement; Jurgen de Wispelaere and Lindsay Stirton.- 15 Power of Legal Concepts to Increase Organ Quantity; Ulrich Schroth and Karin Bruckmüller.- 16 Legal Consequences of Organ Transplantation Malpractice; Ruth Rissing-van Saan.- 17 Legal Justice in Organ Allocation. A Legal Perspective on the Failure of the German Organ Allocation System; Bijan Fateh-Moghadam.- 18 In Whose Best Interest? Questions Concerning the Weal and Woe of Transplant Patients; Sibylle Storkebaum.- Part III Alternative Answer to Organ Shortage:Xenotransplantation.- 19 Discordant Cellular and Organ Xenotransplantation – from Bench to Bedside; Bruno Reichart, Sonja Guethoff, Tanja Mayr, Michael Thormann, Stefan Buchholz, Jan-Michael Abicht, Alexander Kind and Paolo Brenner.- 20 Xenotransplantation: The Last Best Hope? Ethical Aspects of a Third Way to Solve the Problem of Organ Shortage; Galia Assadi, Lara Pourabdolrahim and Georg Marckmann.- 21 Xenotransplantation and Tissue Engineering Technologies: Safeguarding Their Prospects sans Sacrificing our Future; Jan-Ole Reichardt.- Part IV Crossing Borders:International and Intercultural perspectives.- 22 Is an Absolute Prohibition of Living Kidney Donation by Minors Appropriate? A Discussion of the Arguments in Favor and Against; Kristof Thys, Fabienne Dobbels, Paul Schotsmans, Pascal Borry.- 23 India’s Kidney Belt and Medical Tourism: a double-edged sword; Karen de Looze.- 24 Iran’s Experience on Living and Brain-Dead Organ Donation: A Critical Review; Kiarash Aramesh.- 25 The Norwegian Model. Full Utilisation of Both Living and Deceased Donors to Meet the Need for Organs; Per Pfeffer.- 26 The Spanish Model of Organ Donation and Transplantation; Rafael Matesanz and Beatriz Domínguez-Gil.- 27 The Business of Saving Lives. Organ Donation at OneLegacy in Southern California; Thomas Mone.- 28 The Ethics of Controlled Donation After Cardiac Death; Sohaila Bastami.- 29 Protocols for Uncontrolled Donation After Circulatory Death. The Thin Red Line Between Life (Resuscitation Attempts) and Death (Organ Retrieval After Circulatory Death); Ivàn Ortega-Deballon, David Rodríguez-Arias and Maxwell J. Smith.- List of contributors; Subject index.

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