Selection of the brain-dead potential organ donor

Kadiyala V. Ravindra, Keri E. Lunsford, Paul C. Kuo

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Abstract

Over the past decade, the utilization of organs from older and other donors with compromised physiology has become commonplace. This has been achieved with satisfactory results. There has been significant progress in the assessment and resuscitation of expanded criteria organs. This chapter discusses the selection of donors for both thoracic and abdominal organ transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Brain-Dead Organ Donor: Pathophysiology and Management
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages147-154
Number of pages8
Volume9781461443049
ISBN (Electronic)9781461443049
ISBN (Print)1461443032, 9781461443032
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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