Physicians Must Treat 'Transplant Tourists'

Patients who travel to foreign countries for organ transplants may return with more problems than they left with -- and physicians here have a moral responsibility to treat them, researchers asserted in a transplant journal. "Medical tourism" has been on the rise as demand for organs outpaces supply and health care costs in the United States skyrocket, Dr. Thomas Schiano and Rosamond Rhodes of Mount Sinai School of Medicine reported in Liver Transplantation. "If there were enough organs to go...Full Story
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