FC BarcelonaTOThe Hearing of Barcelona has ordered to reopen the investigation
LThe Catalan Hepatitis and Transplant Association of Catalonia (AMTHC) has claimed this Mondaysensitivity and responsibility when dealing with the reopening of researchfor the liver transplant of Eric Abidal, ex-football player from FC Barcelona.
The Audiencia of Barcelona has ordered to reopen the investigation toclarify "alleged irregularities" in the documentation about the donor, who is a cousin of the athlete, according to the past 30th of January. The Association of the sick has considered this Monday, in a statement, that"at this moment we are again at the door of a new round of demonstrations and suppositionsthat can leave the citizen with more doubts than certainties. "
The president of this entity, Josep Mara Martnez, recalled in the statement thatthe transplant of solid organs of living or deceased donors "have regulations and legal regulationsspecific that are always mandatory. "
In addition,all the organisms that intervened in the transplant, the Catalan Transplant Organization (OCATT), the Clnic Hospital of Barcelona, the Court of Barcelona responsible for monitoring the live donor transplant and the medical team that operates the ex-footballer"have repeatedly and irrefutably indicated that they have completed all the procedures and obtained all the necessary permits, according to the current regulations ".
"Despite this, and on different occasions,this issue has been closed and reopened, for reasons that have never been clarifiedand for purposes not well explained, "he said.
He remembered thatCatalonia is not a leader in donations in Spain, and that in 2018 those from cadaver donor have declined, and that although this decrease can be due to several causes, they can not"Expect nothing good" if you continue discussing topics like this "with superficiality and 'hit the headline'".For Martnez, "the news is different:the donation saves lives and the transplant is a medical act of last resort, which gives excellent results ".
"It is urgent to demand sensitivity in this issue, that we should be able to deal with responsibility, calculating the negative consequences that a bad information or inaccurate or perhaps partial information,not favor the promotion of donation, which is what society really needs ", remarked the representative of the Association of the sick.