Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

David Talbot and Anthony D'Alessandro

Print publication date: Mar 2009

ISBN: 9780199217335

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

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 have been adopted to improve their outcome. The different approaches and results of renal transplant according to country are covered along with the procedures and outcomes adopted to use other organs, notably the liver and lungs.