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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Hypoglycemia commonly causes brain fuel deprivation, resulting in functional brain failure, which can be corrected by raising… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
  • S. Fenga, N. P. Goodrichb, +5 authors R. M. Merionc
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 39619940
aDepartment of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Transplant physicians and candidates have become increasingly aware that donor characteristics significantly impact liver… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT While the adoption of practice guidelines is standardizing many aspects of patient care, ethical dilemmas are occurring… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Physicians, health care workers, members of the clergy, and laypeople throughout the world have accepted fully that a person is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • Allan Shewmon
  • The Journal of medicine and philosophy
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 14290145
The mainstream rationale for equating "brain death" (BD) with death is that the brain confers integrative unity upon the body… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The success rate of transplanted organs from brain-dead cadaver donors is consistently inferior to that of living… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Although the clinical features of space-occupying ischemic stroke are well known, there are limited prospective data… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
The core of the text combines the theory and practice of brain death determination, history, and the development of clinical… Expand
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