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Originally posted by magicmushroom
Biggie, what people like Stumason dont realizse that in the UK there are roughly half a million deaths each year from all causes if only 10% of those have their organs removed that means there will be a massive surplus of organs for sale to the highest bidder.
And that my firend is what its all about, making money, how can the NHS generate an income well there is your answer organ transplants are big bucks so under the guise of its to help save life money will be made and plenty of it.
Originally posted by OhZone
This organ transplant thing has gotten way out of hand.
It seems to me that there are far too many organs that suddenly appear for waiting recipients.
Also it seems that there are suddenly, in the past few years a very large number of people declared to have this need.
Next I would like to know exactly what kind of life the recipient has.
How long do they live.
I knew one who only lived 2 years and was miserable the whole time.
HOw many of these operations are really unnecessary?
Originally posted by stumason
reply to post by OhZone
In the UK, there is no money to be made from transplanting organs. The vast majority are done on the NHS as only NHS hospitals have the facilities. Guy's and St Thomas's in London is one of the leading renal transplant hospitals in the world and every time I have been there, it is full of children and adults who have suffered kidney failure and are on dialysis or medication waiting for a transplant.
My own brother was born in feb 1991 with renal failure.