Scientific article

Potential pediatric organ donors after cardiac death

Published inTransplantation Proceedings, vol. 48, no. 8, p. 2588-2591
Publication date2016

More than 50 people die each year on the Swiss transplant waiting list. To increase their organ donors pool, some centers have developed a post-cardiac death organ donation program. Information about its impact in the pediatric population is still scarce. The aim of this work was to determine the potential impact of a program of organ donation after cardiac in a pediatric population.

  • Adolescent
  • Brain Death
  • Child
  • Child
  • Preschool
  • Death
  • Donor Selection/methods
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant
  • Newborn
  • Male
  • Program Evaluation
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Tissue Donors/supply & distribution
  • Tissue and Organ Procurement/organization & administration/statistics & numerical data
Citation (ISO format)
PREGERNIG, Andreas, KARAM, Oliver Laurent. Potential pediatric organ donors after cardiac death. In: Transplantation Proceedings, 2016, vol. 48, n° 8, p. 2588–2591. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2016.06.049
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ISSN of the journal0041-1345

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