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Transplant tourism poses ethical dilemma for US doctors
Date:1/26/2010

e recipients who have chosen to receive transplants as "tourists" from abroad.

"Unfortunately, little guidance from societal statements are provided to transplant centers and the professionals in the trenches dealing with transplant tourists seeking care," Dr. Schiano stated. Given the shortage of available organs, more patients may resort to transplant tourism as an option. "Although we do not condone all of the practices associated with transplant tourism, it is our duty to provide all transplant patients with the same compassionate care and support, whether their transplantation was performed in the U.S. or abroad," concluded Dr. Schiano.

To build awareness of the need for organ donors, February 14, 2010 is designated as National Donor Day in the U.S. The Department of Health and Human Services provides further information on National Donor Day.


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