[The concept of death in the revised Organ Transplant Law in Japan].

  • Makoto Ida
  • Published 2010 in
    Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical…

Abstract

The Organ Transplant Law of Japan, enacted in 1997, did not allow organs to be taken from a brain-dead person unless he or she left written consent. The concept of brain death was controversial. It was a product of compromise that a brain-dead person could be recognized as dead only if he/she had given consent to allow organs to be taken in the event of… (More)

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