Consensus Opinion on Diagnosing Brain Death Guidelines for Use of Confirmatory Tests

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Received February 15, 2004, Accepted March 10, 2005 SUMMARY – Brain death is defined as the irreversible loss of all brain functions, including the brainstem. The diagnosis of brain death allows organ donation or withdrawal of support. Therefore the exact criteria for the diagnosis of brain death must be determined. In the Croatian Act on Transplantation… (More)

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