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Siamese Twins: Killing One to Save the Other
The birth of Siamese twins joined at the chest (thoracopagus twins) and sharing a heart creates an ethical dilemma. Infants with conjoined hearts survive no more than a few months, and physicians must decide whether to ...
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From Canada With Love: Anencephalic Newborns as Organ Donors?
The case of Baby Gabriel--a Canadian anencephalic newborn whose heart was transplanted posthumously into an infant at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California after his parents chose to proceed with his birth ...