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    At first read, the author is making a point about organ donors receiving adequate compensation for the donation of one of their kidneys. The authors romanticizes the production of available kidneys to be able to reduce a backlog of around 83,000 people waiting for one, should donor s receive compensation as an incentive to give up one of their kidneys. They also point out economic savings should people have available kidneys, in lieu of the cost of keeping those waiting for a kidney on dialysis.…

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    a heart that is usually used to create more time of life until a transplant can be performed, also known as an artificial heart. An artificial heart creates more time to a heart transplant but it can also be a permanent substitution of the biological one. An artificial heart is very hard to receive, a patient must seriously be ill or about to die before it can even be considered. It is a very costly procedure and the whole transplant itself is very complicated and intense on the body. The…

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    Ethics Of Cloning Essay

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    Every day 18-22 people die waiting for an organ, and “there are now more than 105,000 people on the waiting list for solid organ transplants (womenshealth)”. The organ crisis only continues to grow as the population increases. In fact, a new name is added to the waiting list about every 10 minutes (facts). The use of 3D organ cloning is an ethical alternate to full body cloning to aid in the organ shortage crisis in this country. Cloning Cloning involves taking DNA from a cell, and implanting…

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    requires an organ transplant. An organ transplant is taking an organ from another body, or one from a donor, and moving it into the body of a person that needs that certain organ. This procedure is necessary when a specific organ of the body is not doing its job correctly because it was either genetically modified wrong during birth or it has suffered damage throughout its lifespan. When people need an organ transplants there can be a long waiting list to receiving certain organs. Also if a…

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    Organ Donation Benefits

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    someone’s life. There are 123,000 men, women and children currently in need of a lifesaving organs. In fact, every 10 minutes another name is added to the waiting list. You can save some of their lives by donating much needed organs after you’ve passed or even while you’re living. In my essay, I am going to discuss the topic of whether organ transplant is more harm than good. With the many people who need organ transplantation, many people may wonder, “What are the risks?” And that’s a good…

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    Benefits Of Organ Donation

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    By donating a person can save up to eight different lives with donating organs and even help the lives of hundreds others through tissue donation (Life center Northwest). There is millions of people around the world in need of organ or tissue donation. Dating back to the Middle Ages is a way to save lives and cure illnesses and injuries (History of Organ and Tissue Transplant). Since scientific knowledge was limited back then, modern transplantation was not successful until the 19th and 20th…

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    different fathers. However, I deem that the God Squad’s system is flawed insofar as it fails to consider how the resource could be used most effectively. I will also argue that the important value should be the prosperity of the organ and patient in order to ensure the organ is not wasted: killing two people. Therefore, I contend that Rhonda Ryder should be put on the list. There is good evidence that she will survive long term due to her youth, otherwise healthy, no other disease, and…

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    removed from it because they have become too ill to receive a transplant. The unavailability of adequate organs for transplantation to meet the existing demand has resulted in major organ shortage crises. As a result, there has been a major increase in the number of patients on transplant waiting lists as well as in the number of patients dying while on the waiting list. Less than 1% of deceased individuals are medically eligible to donate organs, and 75% of this group in the United States in…

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    According to, The National Organ Transplantation Act there are nearly 20,000 kidneys each year for about 80,000 patients on the waiting list. In 2008, nearly 5,000 of those patients died. (Gregory 451). There are not enough kidneys for every patient to receive one. This is something I wish no one should have to deal with, but when you or a family member are in a life or death situation. You would do everything in your power to control it, but acts like the National Organ Transplantation are the…

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    Organ Trade Case Study

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    Legalization of Organ Trade In 2014, 4,270 people died while being on the kidney transplant list; those 4,270 do not include the 3,617 people who were also on the wait list who became too ill to receive a kidney. Even though 17,000 kidneys were donated in 2014, 12 people continue to die every day due to the shortage of organ availability through organ donation (The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) and Scientific Registry of…

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