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Thai doctors charged with murdering patients to harvest organs

3 Thai doctors are being charged with murder after discovery that patients have been misdiagnosed as brain dead in order to harvest organs. Consent forms also look like they have been forged and relatives have been paid to give consent.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by BBC News UK Edition

Related Disease Topics:

  • Brain dead
  • Organ donation
  • Death

Article Source Details

About: Thai doctors charged with murdering patients to harvest organs

Date: 5 April 2000

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/702304.stm

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