nonheartbeating organ donation

nonheartbeating organ donation

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NHBOD

An organ (e.g., a kidney or liver) derived from a patient who is asystolic, apneic, and unresponsive to stimulation. Organs used in transplantation may be donated by living donors such as friends or relatives or deceased donors who have chosen to donate their body parts.
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To the Editor: Over twenty years ago, when the University of Pittsburgh was considering a policy on donation after the circulatory determination of death (then called nonheartbeating organ donation), we kept a few very important precepts in mind.