The Ethicality Of Organ Transplantation

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Introduction: The only thing you can do upon failure of some organs is to transplant them from the donor, usually to be a dead person, to the person facing this disorder. Kidney transplantation is a very popular transplantation among the world nowadays which is generally accepted as the best solution for some renal diseases even though there are some other renal replacement therapies. There are also many other common surgeries as those which are done for heart and liver transplantations. The transplantation surgery involves removing the old organ from the deceased person’s body and this step should be done under certain legal conditions including the definition of death. However, a kidney may be donated by a living person with a good health …show more content…

Joseph Murray and Dr. David Hume did the first successful kidney between identical twins transplant at Brigham Hospital in …show more content…

-In 1992the first liver transplantation occurred between a baboon to human performed by Andreas Tzakis, Drs. Satoru Todo, and John Fung,
-In 1998 hand transplantation was done in France. - In 2005 the first face transplantation took place successfully.
-In Spain 2010 The world’s first full face transplant was done.

Types of organ transplantation:
1-Autograft: transplant tissues and organs in the same individual from one point to another. (Accepted same genetic information)
2-Isograft: transplantation between 2 individuals of the same species that are genetically identical (twins) (acceptedsame genetic information)
3-Allograft: transplantation of organs and tissues of individual of same species, but different genetic information.
4-Xenotransplantion: transplantation that occurs between two different species.
5-Split transplant: is when the liver of a dead donor is divided into two parts and transplanted into 2 different recipients.
6-Domino transplantation
Major tissues and organs transplanted:
 Thoracic

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