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Non-heart beating organ donation: overview and future perspectives.

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New indications for organ transplantation combined with a stagnating number of available donor grafts have severely lengthened the waiting list for almost all types of transplantations. This has led to a renewed interest in non-heart beating (NHB) donation, as a possible solution to bridge the gap between supply and demand. In this review, we present an overview of current NHB donation practice, outcome, existing problems and future perspectives. We focus on possible improvements in donor man...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation
Volume:
20
Issue:
7
Pages:
567-575
Publication date:
2007-07-05
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EISSN:
1432-2277
ISSN:
0934-0874
URN:
uuid:c9161c29-5ffb-4a30-92e0-b5bb757c9974
Source identifiers:
190857
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pubs:190857

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