The quest for transparency

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 26 May 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1277
  1. Imre Loefler, editor1
  1. 1Nairobi Hospital Proceedings, Kenya

    The concept of transparency as an ideal state is not limited to political and business morality. By making our bodies transparent, the first indications of structural failure and malfunction can be detected at molecular level and problems can be remedied.

    The body can be made transparent by tests, analysis, and imaging. Clearly, knowledge of the finest details of one's macro- and micro-anatomy and physiology, including …

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