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organ procurement organization

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An institution that facilitates organ transplantation by obtaining cadaveric tissues and organs for use in living patients with end-stage diseases of the heart, kidneys, liver, and lungs.
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In addition, procurement of the left kidney and delivery to TCA was coordinated by a second OPO (OPO B), which collected perfusate solution in which the left kidney was immersed.
Our data include counts of the number of cadaveric organ donations per 1000 hospital deaths by OPO for the period 1994-1996, in addition to OPO spending on both public and professional education for the years 1995 and 1996.
The final stranded craft floated off on the tide at 2240 hours that evening, by which time Lieutenant Spark and the four members of his barge OP were safely back at the gun position, his bombardier with shrapnel wounds to the right arm and the OPO himself wounded all over by shrapnel, but remaining on duty till he had sent a message to the gun batteries via Regimental Headquarters: "My congratulations and sincere thanks for your full cooperation during Porton operation.
We estimated the number of potential donors for an OPO service area comprised of i = 1, .
The present study was performed as a cross-sectional investigation to compare serum concentrations of biochemical markers of bone formation in patients with MM, MGUS, and OPO and healthy sex- and age-matched controls.
The HCFA regulation addresses referral of potential organ and/or tissue donors to an OPO and designates who should approach the deceased individual's legal next-of-kin for consent to donate.
He brings extensive clinical experience, a deep understanding of donation and knowledge of the inner workings of an OPO," said Ernesta Ballard, chairperson of the board at LifeCenter Northwest.
He has been active in the Donation and Transplantation Community of Practice since 1996, beginning his OPO career as an operating room perfusionist at The Living Legacy Foundation.
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The requirements do not impose specific treatment recommendations, since each protocol must address capabilities and standards unique to the hospital and the OPO.
In addition to these harmonics, the unit can also be equipped with an OPO to generate the "eye safe" wavelength of 1.