“No-touch” period: no benefit for donors, high cost for recipients

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Dear Editor, Zamperetti et al. discuss the ethics of organ procurement in the setting of controlled donation after circulatory determination of death (cDCDD) [1]. A pressing issue that they do not address is the appropriateness of using mere permanence versus irreversibility of circulatory cessation as the criterion of death. The difference is that… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-015-3969-9

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@article{Lazaridis2015NotouchPN, title={“No-touch” period: no benefit for donors, high cost for recipients}, author={Christos Lazaridis}, journal={Intensive Care Medicine}, year={2015}, volume={42}, pages={134-134} }