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  1. The anencephalic organ donor : a challenge to existing moral and statutory laws. Commentary.

    Article - En anglais


    To inform physicians of the critical shortage of neonatal heart donors and to provide arguments for and against selecting brainabsent anencepliatics as heart donors for brainnormal infants who are dying of hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

    Data Sources

    International scientific journals of medicine, genetics, epidemiology, bioethics, and public health; adjudicated U.S. civil court cases; and state regulations and statutes.

    Study Selection

    Worldwide experience with anencephalics as homologous organ donors.

    Data Extraction

    Demographic and epidemiologic data on anencephalic birth and natural histories; U.S. civil, district, and appellate court case decisions directing or prohibiting organ donation; state determination-of-death acts; state uniform-anatomical-gift acts.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Anencéphalie, Donation organe, Coeur, Epidémiologie, Aspect juridique, Ethique, Nouveau né, Homme, Article synthèse, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Maladie congénitale, Malformation

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Anencephaly, Organ gift, Heart, Epidemiology, Legal aspect, Ethics, Newborn, Human, Review, United States, North America, America, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Congenital disease, Malformation

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0058598

    Code Inist : 002B27C. Création : 199406.