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Harvesting Live Donors?

Public Citizen Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 6:44 PM
With the advances that are being made in tissue and organ growth outside the body in a laboratory setting this discussion should begin to become irrelevant in the next 5 years. It will soon be possible to have organs "grown to specification" in laboratories established for that specific purpose. The newly grown organs will not have the problems with rejection and the accompanying costly drug regimens that the current frankensteinian system requires.

Patrick McMahon is an Air Force combat veteran and nurse practitioner who worked as a transplant coordinator.

In a new bombshell lawsuit, McMahon claims he was fired for raising one too many red flags about whether his patients were really dead before doctors harvested their organs.

According to The New York Post, which broke the story, McMahon says that last September a 19-year-old man injured in a car crash was sent to the Nassau University Medical Center. The young patient was still laboring to breathe and had other signs of brain activity. But Michael Goldstein, director of the federally funded New York Organ...

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