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    Should the expenses surrounding organ transplants stay as they are? Organ transplants are life-saving operations however they can be very costly and insurers are stopping the funding for them. An organ transplant is a surgical operation where an organ in a person’s body is damaged severely or failing and is removed and replaced with a functioning one from a deceased donor, a living donor, an animal, or one that was artificially produced (Kahn). The various expenses of an organ transplant have ever changing variables that may or may not be positive for the recipient of the donation. The negatives tend to outweigh the positives in this situation so this is calls for a change from the economic standpoint of the system. Most people in the U.S.…

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    Organ Transplants Doctors have been performing organ transplants since the year 1954. Organ transplantation is a very difficult task and requires a lot of training, skill, and patience. The first recorded organ transplant was performed on December 23, 1954, it was performed on twin brothers, Ronald and Richard Herrick. The doctor that performed this surgery was Dr. Joseph Murray. He was the Nobel winner for performing the first ever kidney transplant, and he died at the age of 93. Since then…

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    Organ Transplant History

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    History of Organ Transplants The first organ transplants took place in 200 BC. A Chinese physician, Hua-Tuo, is said to have replaced diseased organs with healthy ones. He is also the first physician to use anaesthesia. Both of these are significant. Organs could be replaced and anaesthetics were available. Not much is recorded about organ transplants until the late 17th and early 18th centuries, when experiments with animal to human blood transfusions, skin grafts, and animal to human…

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    ethical issues that will be very important: fertility, organ transplants, and food additives. One ethical issue that will affect society in the next decade is fertility. Fertility is the ability to produce offspring in reproduction (“The Definition of Fertility”). There are many women that find it easier to become fertile than others; these others are put into the…

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    There are many challenges to successful organ transplants, including matching a recipient and a donor based on matching genetic variability. It is extremely difficult to match MHC perfectly with a donor and a recipient as there are many locations where genetic differences can still cause a rejection reaction by the recipient. A familial donor is usually the closest to a perfect genetic MHC match that a recipient can find. The closer the match of genetic variability, the better the chances that…

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    said, “We care about life only when we realize its value” which connects to organ transplants because people often do not realize the preciousness of their lives until it is possible that they will no longer have one (Rousseau). This very depressing realization can be easily made better with organ transplants. They save the lives of so many people who otherwise would completely suffer through organ failure and pass away slowly and painfully, which is such a terrible way to die. Kidney, heart,…

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    Organ transplants have saved many lives and people who had organ issues. An organ transplant is when one alive or deceased patient allows doctors to remove an organ or tissue from their body and reconnect it into someone else’s body who needs it to survive. People need organs for a variety of reasons including illness and injury (MedlinePlus). Organ transplants have emerged and have become much more popular in the last 30 years. In 2009, 28,465 people received an organ from a kidney to a new set…

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    Organ Transplants

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    Organ Transplants By: Ashleigh Scalf Some people over the years have always had different views on organ transplants. Either they are ethical and this procedure saves lives, or it's wrong and is killing people, and the doctors make rash decisions when it comes to a patient and a donor. Imagine the feeling of knowing that you saved someone's life. Thousands of people are waiting for the perfect match to arrive so they can live a happy, Healthy, and normal life outside of a hospital. Organ…

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    Are Animals the Future of Human Organ Transplants? Can animals be the future of organ transplants? Thought the research concluded many pros and cons of this. Pros : Decreasing the number of people needing transplants, using the ability of the monkey to see how the organ may react in us. Cons : Harming the animals, Animals becoming too much alike to humans, receiving diseases the animals may carry. Although humans need organs are the animals the way to go? If animals can actually be used for the…

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    The need for organ transplants are high in demand, but the aren’t many if any people who are willing to donate their organs for medical reasons. There are waitlists for people in need for transplants but many die before hearing any good news. People and families are put in a tough position when making this decision. Its there a way to make it easier to have and organ supply? If so what are the options that one has that is still willing to honor their wishes? “The Case for Presumed…

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