this Tuesday will be the decision of the Federal court of justice (BGH) in Karlsruhe on the actions of two kidney donors, are asking their Doctors for Pain and suffering and damages. The allegation: The patient was not clear that they could have continued after the procedure end health drawbacks. They had not been properly informed. The Supreme court is likely to cases, a principle of judgment, when physicians and hospitals be liable for any consequential damage to living organ donation.

For weeks, the organ donation is again the subject of public discussions. Also, because the Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU) advocates that each and every one is after his death is automatically an organ donor, during his lifetime, if he or she has not objected.

what are the current rules in Germany? What organs can be passed out of Living and what happens after the death of donors? The main legal bases for donations and the proceedings before the German Federal Supreme court:

All questions at a Glance: What is being negotiated in Karlsruhe? What organs you can donate? What is a living donation? What are the risks of living donation carries with it? How is the donation willingness in Germany? What is the contradiction solution? What is negotiated in Karlsruhe?

In one case, a daughter and her father donated a kidney, in the other it comes to kidney donation from a man to his wife. Both complain that they are suffering since then, among other things, chronic fatigue. You throw your treating Doctors, you have not sufficiently elucidated.

Both actions remained in the lower courts unsuccessful. The higher regional court of Hamm, said in the appeal process, although errors in the investigation. It is assumed, however, that the plaintiff would have to also agree with correct awareness of organ donation.

The competent Supreme court-civil division questioned at the hearing in November that all of the requirements for the elucidation of the organ donor have been met. Will be crucial, therefore, to the question of whether a hypothetical consent can be assumed. A court assumes that the donor would have consented to a proper education in organ donation.

the end of a organ donation organ donation

before someone comes up as a donor question, you need to find two experienced Physicians independently the brain death. This occurs as soon as in the cerebrum, cerebellum and brain stem no more activity can be measured. Thus, the organs are not damaged, it must be ventilated to the donor or the donor’s artificial.

If it is clarified, that organs should be removed, it is examined the brain-dead donor on tumor diseases and infections. This is to ensure that the receiver of an organ is not compromised.

The data of the donor to the European exchange Euro to be sent plans of the TRANS. Here is wanted on the waiting lists for suitable recipients.

are Then taken from the deceased, the organs that he was willing to donate. The corpse is then prepared for viewing and can be buried.

The organs are cooled and Packed and get to their destination. You will be transported by ambulance or, in urgent cases, by plane.


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