Ethical dilemmas surround those willing to sell, buy kidneys on black market - CBS News | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources |

This article outlines the ethical dilemmas that surround those willing to sell, and buy kidneys on the black market and is posted online via
CBS News in the United States.

There's no denying that there is a shortage of organ donations in the United States and that this leads to some individuals looking to 'buy a kidney'. However what is less well known are some of the risks with this approach as well as the downsides.


The article is in advance of a programme on this topic which will air via HBO in the United States in November. However for those who are interested there is a short video of an interview held with ethicist Arthur Kaplan on the topic of paying live kidney donors.