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A Review of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International Standards for Tissue Banks.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20714807     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The IAEA International Standards for Tissue Banks published in 2003 were based on the Standards then currently in use in the USA and the European Union, among others, and reflect the best practices associated with the operation of a tissue bank. They cover legal, ethical and regulatory controls as well as requirements and procedures from donor selection and tissue retrieval to processing and distribution of finished tissue for clinical use. The application of these standards allows tissue banks to operate with the current good tissue practice, thereby providing grafts of high quality that satisfy the national and international demand for safe and biologically useful grafts. The objective of this article is to review the IAEA Standards and recommend new topics that could improve the current version.
Authors:
Jorge Morales Pedraza; Astrid Lobo Gajiwala; María Esther Martinez Pardo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-08-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cell and tissue banking     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1573-6814     ISO Abbreviation:  Cell Tissue Bank     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100965121     Medline TA:  Cell Tissue Bank     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  15-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
IAEA Senior Project Manager (former), Vienna, Austria, jmorales47@hotmail.com.
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