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The current situation and further development

David Talbot and Anthony D'Alessandro.

in Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Medical Ethics. 2736 words.

Chapter 18 discusses the current situation and further development of NHB and DCD transplant practice, and the impact of DCD programmes.

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Donors without a heart beat in the United States

Anthony D'Alessandro.

in Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Medical Ethics. 7555 words.

Chapter 15 discusses donors without a heart beat in the United States, and covers evaluation, prediction of death, medical management, withdrawal of life support, determination of death,...

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History of non-heart-beating donation

Gauke Kootstra.

in Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Medical Ethics; History of Medicine. 2335 words.

Chapter 1 discusses the history of non-heart-beating (NHB) donation of organs, including classification of donors, criteria for death, waiting times, the Double-Balloon-Triple-Lumen (DBTL)...

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Legal, moral, and ethical issues

Sam D. Shemie and Michael De Vita.

in Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Medical Ethics. 10076 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the legal, moral, and ethical issues of controlled and uncontrolled donation after cardiac death, and that post-mortem organ donation falls into two broad categories,...

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Non-heart-beating donation in Europe

Ernest van Heurn and David Talbot.

in Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Medical Ethics. 6803 words.

Chapter 16 discusses non-heart-beating donation in Europe, and covers the large discrepancy in the way the donor pools have been expanded, the varying number of NHB donors, the legal...

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Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

Edited by David Talbot and Anthony D'Alessandro.

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Medical Ethics; History of Medicine; Peri-operative Care; Haematology; Critical Care; Histopathology; Surgical Skills. 336 pages.

Written by international experts, this resource lays out the moral, legal and ethical restraints to using donors after cardiac death for organ transplant, together with the techniques that...

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Patient selection and management

Julio Pascual and John D. Pirsch.

in Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Medical Ethics; Peri-operative Care. 5200 words.

Chapter 10 discusses patient selection and management, including criteria, recipient selection, delayed graft function, clinical outcome of DCD kidney transplantation, and patient...

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