Directive 2010/53/EU OF THE EU Parliament on standards of quality and safety of human organs intended for transplantation
Over the past 50 years organ transplantation has become an established worldwide practice, bringing immense benefits to hundreds of thousands of patients. The use of human organs (hereinafter ‘organs’) for transplantation has steadily increased during the last two decades. Organ transplantation is now the most cost-effective treatment for end-stage renal failure, while for end-stage failure of organs such as the liver, lung and heart it is the only available treatment.
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Corrigendum to Directive 2010/45/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 July 2010 on standards of Quality and safety of human organs intended for transplantation