Organ donation from burn-injured patients--a national perspective.

  title={Organ donation from burn-injured patients--a national perspective.},
  author={Taryn E. Travis and L. Steven Johnson and Lauren T. Moffatt and Ram M. Subramanian and Marion H. Jordan and Jeffrey W. Shupp},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  volume={190 1},
BACKGROUND There is a discrepancy between publically available data from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database and perception of the incidence of mortally burn-injured patients serving as organ donors. In the last 5 y, a single burn center referred several patients who went on to successfully donate multiple organs. However, UNOS data… CONTINUE READING