Discusses how living organ donation is included within the larger organ transplantation system, and evaluates possible impact of paired and list donation programs on organ supply. Reviews legislative history and legal interpretation of the term "valuable consideration" as defined in Section 301 of P.L. 98-507, the National Organ Transplant Act; and explores various ethical and policy issues related to living donation, paired kidney donation, kidney list donation, and proposed legislation.
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