Impact of the cardiac arrest mode on cardiac death donor lungs.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Donation after cardiac death (DCD) organs could alleviate the shortage of donor lungs. This study aimed to assess the influence on lung injuries of the way in which cardiac arrest was induced and to investigate the mechanisms leading to any differences. MATERIALS AND METHODS Male rats were allocated into three groups as follows: sham (no warm… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.02.029

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