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Are Organ Transplant Recipients in a Trial Protocol Considered Research Subjects?

05:24 EST 13 Nov 2017 | AHC Media

Research protocols to extend the viability period of transplant organs are of great interest, but does that mean organ recipients must give informed consent as research subjects? Here we enter an ethical impasse, that if adequately resolved could increase the supply of organs for transplant.

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