This is the guide to tissue and cell donation that you have been waiting for.
- Policies and practices reviewed using specific donor case histories as examples
- Multidisciplinary, multi-national team of editors and contributors, with expertise in ethics, consent, transplantation, microbiology and tissue and cell banking
- Provides a guide to easier and safer practice in referrals, tissue procurement, cord blood collection and decision making in general
This unique book explores a range of issues related to the human impact of tissue and cell donation programmes around the world. It addresses the areas that are of key concern and have profound implications for the donors, recipients and healthcare professionals involved. Focusing on tissue, assisted reproduction and hematopoietic stem cells this book is essential reading for all those working in the field of human transplant donation and those who regulate this field.
Table of Contents
Chap 1 Histories of Tissue Banking.
Chap 2 Recruitment for Tissue Donation.
Martha W. Anderson and Esteve Trias.
Chap 3 The Donor Family Dimension of Tissue and Cell Donation.
Robin Cowherd and Jane Pearson.
Chap 4 Consent.
Annette Rid and Lisa Dinhofer.
Chap 5 Gathering Donor History: Ensuring Safe Tissues for Transplant.
Blanca Miranda, Alessandro Nanni Costa, Jacinto Sánchez-Ibáñez, and Eliana Porta.
Chap 6 The Role of Testing in Determining Suitability of Donors and Tissues.
Paolo Grossi and Michael Strong.
Chap 7 The Management of Donor Test Results.
Patricia Hewitt, Chris Moore and David M. Smith.
Chap 8 Case Studies from Diverse Cultural, Religious and Economic Situations.
Abdul Nather, Li Baoxing, Muhammed Cassim, Hamid Reza Aghayan, Arie Eldad, and Ján.Koller.
Chap 9 Facilitating Donation – The Role of Key Stakeholders: The Medical
Examiner, the Coroner, the Hospital Pathologist and the Funeral Home Director.
Charles V. Wetli, Diego Ponzin, Christopher Womack, George McCann.
Chap 10 Staff Development and Support in Roles Associated with Deceased Donation.
Riva Miller, Pamela Albert.
Chap 11 Ethical Issues in Unrelated Cord Blood and Bone Marrow Donation.
Sally Gordon, Dorothy E. Vawter, and Jeremy Chapman.
Chap 12 Ethical and Consent Issues in the Reproductive Setting: The Case of
Egg, Sperm and Embryo Donation.
Sarah Franklin and Sharon R. Kaufman.
Chap 13 Clinical Governance in Cell & Tissue Banking.
Elaine Swanson, William Randell and Danielle Freedman
Ruth M. Warwick, MB, ChB, FRCP, FRCPath
Consultant Specialist for Tissue Services, NHSBT
Edgware, Middlesex, UK
Deirdre Fehily, PhD
Inspector and Technical Expert, Tissues and Cells
National Transplant Centre
Scott A. Brubaker, CTBS
Chief Policy Officer, American Association of Tissue Banks
McLean, Virginia, USA
Ted Eastlund, MD
Associate Medical Director
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA