[Musculoskeletal tissue banks in Mexico. Part I. Regulation and organization]

- Acta Ortop Mex
Author/s: -Alvarez-San Martin, R.
Journal: Acta Ortop Mex
Year: 2012
Volume: 26
Issue: 2
Pages: 130-6

Although Tissue Banks and their activities are not new in Mexico, the specific regulations for the activities of tissue banks and musculoskeletal tissues considered as health supplies are still under development. This review paper intends to provide information on the national situation of musculoskeletal tissue banks, major aspects concerning their regulation and organization, and the recognition of the national instances pertaining to the Coordination for Organ and Tissue Donation for Transplant Purposes for the obtention of (musculoskeletal) tissues from deceased donors.

URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23323305