Ethical Considerations Living Kidney Donor Organ Markets

Let’s Hear It For Hubris

A Lebanese transplant surgeon not only engaged in the illegal and unethical practice of taking foreigners big checks and passing along (miniscule) portions of them to a poverty-stricken citizens in exchange for a kidney, he published about it – THREE TIMES.

That’s what we call audacity, my friends.


One transplant journal figured it out and retracted three of his papers. You can read about it here:

Transplant journal retracts three papers over possible organ trafficking

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