Legal aspects of renal transplantation

  • J. F. Douglas
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 32)


The kidney to be used for renal transplantation may be taken from a living donor or from a cadaver.


Organ Donation Brain Death Permanent Loss General Medical Council Deceased Person 
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Further reading

  1. Skegg, P. D. G. Law, Ethics and Medicine. Oxford; Oxford University Press, 1984.Google Scholar
  2. Working Party on behalf of the Health Departments of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Cadaveric organs for transplantation: a code of practice including the diagnosis of brain death. London, H.M.S.O., 1983.Google Scholar
  3. World Health Organisation. Guiding principles on human organ transplantation. Lancet 1991; 337:1470–71.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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