The subject is Baby Fae.

  • Published 1985 in The Hastings Center report

Abstract

Capron objects to two aspects of the Baby Fae baboon heart transplant at Loma Linda University Medical Center: the mass media coverage and the use of a child for a high-risk experiment. Regan contends that it was immoral to sacrifice the baboon. Reemtsma, a surgeon, believes that the transplant was clinically justifiable and that the media coverage of the… (More)

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