For years, doctors have been able to transplant kidneys from living donors. Today, a new surgical technique is making it possible for a person to give part of his or her liver to someone in need. A panel talks about the phenomenon of live organ donation: new techniques, the medical risks and benefits, the possibility of live organ donor registries, and the ethical questions raised by each step forward.

Guests

  • Dr. Amadeo Marcos Surgeon, Medical College of Virginia at VCU in Richmond
  • Jeffrey Kahn Program director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota
  • Adele Denny LCWS, INOVA Transplant Center
  • Lori Brigham Of the Washington Regional Transplant Consortium

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