The Relevance of Directive 2010/53/EU for Living Organ Donation Practice: An ELPAT View

Franco Citterio, Kristof Van Assche, Sigrid Sterckx, Annette Lennerling, Nizam Mamode, Mihaela Frunza, Willij C. Zuidema, Lisa Burnapp, Willem Weimar, Frank J. M. F. Dor

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Abstract

With the recent transposition of Directive 2010/53/EU into the transplant regulation of EU Member States, the time is right to have a closer look at its implications for living organ donation practice. We first discuss the relevance of the Action Plan which forms the basis for the policy of the European Commission in the field of organ donation and transplantation. We then analyze the impact of Directive 2010/53/EU which was adopted to support the implementation of the Priority Actions set out in the Action Plan. We more specifically focus on the obligations of transplant centers engaged in living organ donation and highlight their significance for clinical practice. Finally, we point out some strengths and weaknesses of the Directive in addressing living organ donation.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)2215-2222
Numero di pagine8
RivistaTransplantation
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2015

Keywords

  • renal transplanation

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