Washington state to revise organ donation choices

05/25/2007 | SeattlePI.com

A Washington state judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against a medical examiner's office by the parents of a man whose organs were used for research after his death, without their knowledge. The young man had signed an organ donor consent card, but his parents said the organs were meant to be used for transplants, not research. State officials say they will revise the organ donor cards to allow people to choose among donating for transplantation only, research only, both purposes or not donating at all.

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