Organ Donation: Victory After Death
Desai, H G
The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India 2011 Aug; 59: 509-10
Despite the Transplantation of Human Organ Act passed in the Indian Parliament in 1994, cadaver liver and/or kidney transplants are infrequently performed (in a few private hospitals) in our country compared to living donor liver or kidney transplants. The need for performing more cadaver liver and/or kidney transplants in private and public hospitals is obvious. Immediate measures which should be taken to facilitate more cadaver organ transplant both in private and public hospitals are suggested. Organ donation is for an individual or a family an invaluable opportunity, to register victory after death.
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