extended criteria donor


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extended criteria donor

A generic term for an organ that has the potential for transplantation but which does not meet one or more of the criteria for (optimal) donation. While ECD criteria in liver transplantation is not precisely defined, steatosis, advanced donor age, donation after cardiac death, hepatitis C seropositivity or other ischaemic injuries are regarded as ECD qualities.
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2]) and the high number of extended criteria donors are likely to account for the high incidence of graft dysfunction as a reason for efficacy failure.
A number of new authors were invited to update existing topics and take account of the problems of organ shortening with the use of extended criteria donors, new approaches and indications for liver transplantation for malignancies, a variety of infectious diseases, and other emerging matters.
Largest trial in extended criteria donors (BENEFIT-EXT) demonstrates benefits of belatacept across donor types [sup.
The distinction between Standard Criteria Donors (SCD) and Extended Criteria Donors (ECD) should be considered a continuum.
There have been modest increases in Donation After Cardiac Death (DCD), Extended Criteria Donors (ECD) and Standard Criteria Donors (SCD).
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