Brain Death

Known as: brain deaths, death brain, Brain Dead 
A state of prolonged irreversible cessation of all brain activity, including lower brain stem function with the complete absence of voluntary… (More)
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2009
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2009
The American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) champions efforts to increase organ donation. Controlled donation after… (More)
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2009
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2009
Recent studies on spontaneous fluctuations in the functional MRI blood oxygen level-dependent (BOLD) signal in awake healthy… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND In accordance with the Uniform Determination of Death Act, guidelines for brain death determination are developed at… (More)
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2007
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2007
Hypoglycemia commonly causes brain fuel deprivation, resulting in functional brain failure, which can be corrected by raising… (More)
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2007
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2007
The majority of transplants are derived from donors who suffered from brain injury. There is evidence that brain death causes… (More)
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2006
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2006
Transplant physicians and candidates have become increasingly aware that donor characteristics significantly impact liver… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the outcomes of liver transplantation (LTx) from donation after cardiac death (DCD) donors are… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE One rationale for equating "brain death" (BD) with death is that it reduces the body to a mere collection of organs, as… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The success rate of transplanted organs from brain-dead cadaver donors is consistently inferior to that of living… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Although the clinical features of space-occupying ischemic stroke are well known, there are limited prospective data… (More)
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