Medical Treatment from Stolen Body Parts – TGA Warns

by Medindia Content Team on  June 22, 2006 at 2:17 PM Medico Legal News   - G J E 4
Medical Treatment from Stolen Body Parts – TGA Warns
TGA (The US Therapeutic Goods Administration) suspects 46 Australians to be implanted with medical products prepared from stolen human body parts and so wants to warn them through their doctors.

Medicinal products to cure back pain, incontinence and other medical conditions were prepared from the aged bones, ligaments and skin, which were changed from its unsuitable form to medically approved products.

But which was not been approved by certain countries like Australia use it under the consultation with their doctors or dentists.

The TGA was not sure that all the doctors and dentists use the product called AlloDerm for the treatments.

Although TGA warns the individuals to do blood tests, in order to detect possible infections, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended them to be tested for make sure for syphilis, hepatitis C, HIV infections.


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