Exclusion criteria included retransplantation, multiorgan transplantation
, acute liver failure, severe leucopenia (<1.2x10E9/L), and/or thrombocytopenia (<50x10E9/L).
Even in the US, multiorgan transplantation
is rarely done, with only a few medical centers offering it, he said.
A recent large-scale analysis of multiorgan transplantation in patients over a 12-year period at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA examined the effect of combined heart-kidney and heart-lung transplants .
Sun, "Outcome of different models of multiorgan transplantation in rats," Microsurgery, vol.
Ahmed Al-Buali, consultant in the medical imaging department at King Fahd Specialist Hospital and chairman of the organizing committee of the conference, said: "The conference reflects the mission and vision of King Fahd Specialist Hospital that aims to provide an outstanding specialized services of international standard in the field of tumor and transplant imaging." The conference will highlight the latest technologies in oncology and transplant imaging and will discuss topics of international interest such as role of PET/CT in oncology and advances in PET: PET/MR& PEM as well as imaging of adnexal, renal and liver masses, MRI of prostate, rectal and uterine cancers, advanced MRI in oncology imaging and advances in breast imaging and imaging in multiorgan transplantation
Failure of liver transplantation to diminish cardiac deposits of amylopectin leading to death has been reported (3); however, multiorgan transplantation
has been suggested in cases with severe multiorgan involvement.
By such a timely technique, the organ procurement could both succeed and not violate the "dead donor rule," the axiom of multiorgan transplantation that requires donors of vital organs first to be dead.
The three most relevant public policy issues are: statutes of death, multiorgan transplantation, and the impact of religious acceptance of brain death.