Selection of the brain-dead potential organ donor

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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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ravindra, KV; Lunsford, KE; Kuo, PC

Published Date

  • March 1, 2013

Volume / Issue

  • 9781461443049 /

Book Title

  • The Brain-Dead Organ Donor: Pathophysiology and Management

Start / End Page

  • 147 - 154

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 1461443032

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781461443032

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-1-4614-4304-9_13

Citation Source

  • Scopus