Transplantation and the Anencephalic Newborn
Truog, Robert D.
Allowing to Die; Anencephaly; Brain; Brain Death; Death; Determination of Death; Diagnosis; Hearts; International Aspects; Kidneys; Life; Newborns; Organ Transplantation; Persistent Vegetative State; Personhood; Prolongation of Life; Tissue Donation; Transplantation; Treatment Outcome; Ventilators; Withholding Treatment;
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Truog, Robert D.; Fletcher, John C. (1990-07)We will set the stage for our analysis by reviewing selected medical aspects of anencephaly, outlining the history of the use of anencephalics as organ sources, and summarising the results of an important study recently completed ...
Truog, Robert D.; Fletcher, John C. (1989-08-10)One proposal for increasing the number of organs available for transplantation into infants has been to procure organs from newborns with anencephaly. This idea has failed to alleviate the infant organ shortage in the ...