Doctors take kidney from patient incapable of giving consentBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7186.753a (Published 20 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:753
- Ganapati Mudur
- New Delhi
Doctors in the southern Indian city of Bangalore last week removed a kidney from a 36 year old deaf and mute man and transplanted it into his brother who had end stage kidney failure. The operation followed a six week debate on the ethics of taking an organ from a donor unable to communicate or give consent …
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