Table 1

Policies on organ donation in countries where physician-assisted death is permitted

Country or statePolicy on organ donation
Switzerland
(assisted suicide by non-physicians)
Not possible
Belgium (euthanasia)Possible at patient's request
21 patients (2005–2015)20
Netherlands (euthanasia, assisted suicide)Possible after euthanasia at patient's request
Working on an official posteuthanasia donation protocol
15 patients (2012–2015)21
Luxembourg (euthanasia)Illegal
Oregon, Washington, Vermont and Montana (assisted suicide)Not possible