[Xenotransplantation and animal welfare] [Article in German]

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Christoph A. Reinhardt

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The problems of feasibility and public acceptance of using animals as foreign donors for organ transplants (xenotransplantation) are discussed from an animal protection point of view. It is proposed that a transparent information and a transdisciplinary composition of the members of decisive bodies is ensured to incorporate the current distrust towards xenotransplantation of a large part of the population. This strategy could lead to a consensus for or against such animal use of the whole society before it is technically possible and therefore irrevocable facts are created.

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Reinhardt, C. A. (1998) “[Xenotransplantation and animal welfare] [Article in German]”, ALTEX - Alternatives to animal experimentation, 15(1), pp. 36-38. Available at: https://www.altex.org/index.php/altex/article/view/1577 (Accessed: 19January2022).
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