organ donation
The act of donating ones organ to another person through an organ transplant.

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  • Organ donation — Intervention Organ donation is the donation of biological tissue or an organ of the human body, from a living or dead person to a living recipient in need of a transplantation. Transplantable organs and tissues are removed in a surgical procedure …   Wikipedia

  • organ donation — giving of organs from the body of a deceased person for the purpose of transplanting them in another person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Organ donation in Jewish law — Under Jewish law, organ donation raises some questions, and has traditionally been met with some skepticism. However, it has met increasing acceptance as medical transplantation methods have improved. In both Orthodox Judaism and non Orthodox… …   Wikipedia

  • Organ donation taskforce — In December 2006, The UK Government set up the Organ Donation Taskforce to identify barriers to organ donation and recommend actions needed to increase organ donation and procurement within the current legal framework.[1] The Taskforce was asked… …   Wikipedia

  • Students for Organ Donation — is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting organ donation awareness and registration. Active in the United States and Canada and run entirely by students, the organization actively recruits college and high school students to establish… …   Wikipedia

  • Organ transplantation — Intervention Cosmas and Damian miraculously transplant the (black) leg of a Moor onto the (white) body of Justinian. Ditzingen, 16th century ICD 10 PCS …   Wikipedia

  • Organ transplantation in Israel — is regulated by two laws passed in 2008. The first law defines brain death as an indication of death for all legal purposes, including organ donation. A second law provides financial and other benefits to living donors and outlaws organ… …   Wikipedia

  • Organ trade — is the trade involving human organs for transplantation. There is a worldwide shortage of organs available for transplantation,[1] possibly a result of regulations forbidding their trafficking.[2] Contents 1 Legal organ trade …   Wikipedia

  • Organ harvesting — Intervention MeSH D020858 Organ harvesting refers to the removal, preservation and use of human organs and tissue from the bodies of the recently deceased to be used in surgical transplants on the living. Though mired in ethical debate and… …   Wikipedia

  • Organ transplantation in Japan — is regulated by the 1997 Organ Transplant Law which legalized organ procurement from brain dead donors.[1] After an early involvement in organ transplantation that was on a par with developments in the rest of the world, attitudes in Japan… …   Wikipedia

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