The removal of the other organs is not a relevant comparison. After four attempts at defibrillation, a rhythm of atrial fibrillation with a rapid ventricular response was established and the patient was intubated and transported to the emergency department. This variability means that two hospitals across the street from each other might make opposite decisions. In these situations, physicians who are asked to perform sperm retrieval, sperm storage, and artificial insemination face difficult ethical issues: Media coverage is raising public awareness of such sperm retrieval, and more frequent family requests for it following death or PVS seem likely in the future.
She later learned that her husband may have donated sperm when he was a student.
Retrieving semen from a dead patient
Suppose that a physician knows about the alcoholism but performs DI, with the result that a child is born with fetal alcohol syndrome. However, a posthumously conceived child not provided for in a will could bring a claim in court against the father's estate. The doctor cuts off a spongy piece and drops it into a vial. For this reason, several countries, including Israel and the United Kingdomimpose a maximum term for the use of extracted sperm, after which the father will not be legally recognised on the child's birth certificate. Raising sperm from the dead. On balance, would the posthumous reproduction promote—or would it interfere with—important human aims? He estimates that the practice has performed close to post-mortem sperm extractions.