Anencephalic Newborns: Can Organs Be Transplanted Before Brain Death?
Truog, Robert D. and Fletcher, John C.
NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 321(6): 388-391, 10 August 1989
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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 ...
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 ...