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Thinking the unthinkable: selling kidneys

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 13 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:149
  1. Kuldip P Anand, professor (,
  2. Ajit Kashyap, head, department of endocrinology,
  3. Surekha Kashyap, department of hospital administration
  1. Department of Medicine, Command Hospital (Eastern Command), Kolkata 700027, India
  2. Command Hospital (Central Command), Lucknow 226002, India

    EDITOR—Roff's personal view on selling kidneys generated discussion during our morning round in an intensive care unit among 10 doctors, including two nephrologists.1 Only four were against the regulated selling of kidneys for renal transplantation, the nephrologists taking opposing views. We offer several points in favour of the regulated sale of kidneys. …

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