Opt out registers for organ donation have existed in Belgium since 1987BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7180.399a (Published 06 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:399
- L Roels, Transplant coordinator (email@example.com)
- University Hospital Gasthuisberg, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium
EDITOR—I'm surprised to learn from Dorozynski's news article that only one other European country, Portugal, keeps a list of people who have opted out of organ donation.1 Belgium, which approved a law on presumed consent in 1986, was the first country in the world to establish in 1987 a …
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