Insider Trading: How Mortuaries, Medicine and Money Have Built a Global Market in Human Cadaver Parts

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The cadaver industry in Britain and the United States, its processes and profits Except for organ transplantation little is known about the variety of stuff extracted from corpses and repurposed for medicine. A single body might be disassembled to provide hundreds of products for the millions of medical treatments performed each year. Cadaver skin can be used in wound dressings, corneas used to restore sight. Parts may even be used for aesthetic enhancement, such as liquefied skin injections to smooth wrinkles. This book is ...

Insider Trading: How Mortuaries, Medicine and Money Have Built a Global Market in Human Cadaver Parts 2017, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300118551

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