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Ethical Concerns Surrounding Controversial Form of Organ Donation

Source: NPR Radio, March 28, 2012 A controversial organ donation technique places possible donors on a heart-lung machine called ECMO, before their hearts stop beating. In an interview with NPR radio, Scott Halpern comments on the ethical concerns surrounding this technique stating that “the problem is, it’s not at all clear that donors after circulatory determination of death are truly dead.”