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Optimizing the management of deceased organ donors focuses on providing critical care that prevents, mitigates, or repairs the pathophysiologic sequelae of brain death. This review discusses protocol-based care; approaches to monitoring, resuscitation, hormone replacement therapy, and respiratory management; and the potential of various additional donor therapies.
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Name: Current opinion in organ transplantation
As experience grows, living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) has become an effective treatment option to overcome the deceased donor organ shortage.
In the context of deceased organ donation, donors are routinely tested for HIV, to check for suitability for organ donation. This article examines whether a donor's HIV status should be disclosed to t...
In this review, we appraise the current status of donor-specific antibody (DSA) monitoring and treatment in the literature and highlight the current challenges in DSA management for the intestine tran...
In 1988, Rudolf Pichlmayr pioneered split liver transplantation (SLT), enabling the transplantation of one donor liver into two recipients - one pediatric and one adult patient. In the same year, Henr...
HIV-infected (HIV+) individuals who agree to accept and receive a solid organ transplant from an HIV+ deceased donor will be followed to determine the safety and efficacy of this practice....
Some patients who need kidney transplants have high levels of antibodies that make them incompatible with most potential deceased donor kidney offers. These patients are considered highly...
The purpose of this study is to test whether a dosing regimen of eculizumab in addition to standard posttransplant care in positive crossmatch deceased donor kidney transplant recipients w...
Despite many efforts to increase the size of the donor pool, there is a large and growing disparity between the number of donor kidneys available for transplantation and the number of pati...
It is required to establish an adequate definition of delayed graft function in deceased donor kidney transplantation. We attempt to compare various definitions of delayed graft function a...
Business management of medical and dental practices that may include capital financing, utilization management, and arrangement of capitation agreements with other parties.
Works consisting of speeches or writings in praise of a person or thing, especially a set oration in honor of a deceased person. They differ from FUNERAL SERMONS which are delivered at ceremonies for the deceased prior to their burial or cremation. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The management of all procurement, distribution, and storage of equipment and supplies, as well as logistics management including laundry, processing of reusables, etc.
Participation of employees with management as a labor-management team, in decisions pertaining to the operational activities of the organization or industry.
Management review designed to evaluate efficiency and to identify areas in need of management improvement within the institution in order to ensure effectiveness in meeting organizational goals.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...
Endocrine disorders are grouped into two categories: hormone imbalance - when a gland produces too much or too little of an endocrine hormone development of lesions (such as nodules or tumors) in the endocrine system, which may or may not affect...