Liver transplant from HIV+ living donor to negative recipient: Key ethical issues
from The Conversation via Medical Xpress
Harriet Etheredge, Jean Botha and June Fabian write, "South Africa has a dire shortage of organ donors. This means that doctors struggle to find suitable donor organs for critically ill patients who would die without receiving a transplant. About a year ago we made a tough call of our own: we could save a child's life by giving the child a liver transplant – but risked infecting the child with HIV in the process."
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