December 5, 2005

The case of the face

There are concerns about ethical issues
In transplanting those facial tissues
But the team is happy no less
With their astounding success
While others are whining about misuse!

Khaleej Times Editorial 5/12/05: THE first successful face transplant, performed on a severely injured woman in France this week, has revived the old debate about the medico-ethical merits and demerits of transplants. Read more about it here.

The Guardian Special Report 5/12/05: Ethics professor attacks 'lack of consultation'. Read about it here

Looks like the French beat the Americans on this one! An earlier post on this issue can be found here

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