2009 Dec 17 - Lancet Viewpoint: A new law for allocation of donor organs in Israel

Prof Jacob Lavee MD a b , Tamar Ashkenazi MSc b, Prof Gabriel Gurman MD b, Prof David Steinberg MD c d. The Lancet, Early Online Publication, 17 December 2009
Israel's system for organ donation has been based, since its inception in 1968, on a model in which organs for transplantation are retrieved from brain-dead donors only after consent has been obtained from the appropriate first-degree relatives. This consent is needed even if the potential donor has expressed a wish for posthumous organ donation by signing a donor card, which is a government form that allows people to voluntarily indicate their wish to donate specified organs after their death. 1 ...

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