Editorial position on publishing articles on human organ transplantation.


Journal Article

The practice of transplanting organs from executed prisoners in China appears to be widespread. We vigorously condemn this practice and, effective immediately, will not consider manuscripts on human organ transplantation for publication unless appropriate non-coerced consent of the donor is provided and substantiated.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Caplan, AL; Rockman, HA; Turka, LA

Published Date

  • January 3, 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 122 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 2 -

PubMed ID

  • 22214852

Pubmed Central ID

  • 22214852

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-8238

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0021-9738

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1172/JCI61904


  • eng