eligible for organ donation

eligible for organ donation

Any person who is expected to die in the near future, is under 70 years old, and is free of excluded medical conditions for organ donation such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, human immunodeficiency virus infection, or leukemia.
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Some 3,144 people who died in UK hospitals in 2016/17 were eligible for organ donation.
People are only eligible for organ donation if they die in certain medical circumstances and after brain or circulatory death is confirmed by a medical team within a hospital.
In the first study to look at the potential for organ donation from dying infants in a Newborn Intensive Care Unit setting, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Children's Hospital Boston, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center demonstrated that an estimated 8 percent of NICU mortalities would be eligible for organ donation after cardiac death.
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