Genomes and Genes
Summary: Irreversible cessation of all bodily functions, manifested by absence of spontaneous breathing and total loss of cardiovascular and cerebral functions.
Publications305 found, 100 shown here
- Factors influencing death at home in terminally ill patients with cancer: systematic reviewBarbara Gomes
The Cicely Saunders Foundation Department of Palliative Care, Policy, and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ
BMJ 332:515-21. 2006To determine the relative influence of different factors on place of death in patients with cancer.
- Cardiovascular death and nonfatal myocardial infarction in acute coronary syndrome patients receiving coronary stenting are predicted by residual platelet reactivity to ADP detected by a point-of-care assay: a 12-month follow-upRossella Marcucci
Department of Medical and Surgical Critical Care and Center for Study at Molecular and Clinical Level of Chronic, Degenerative and Neoplastic Diseases to Develop Novel Therapies, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Circulation 119:237-42. 2009....
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome and death in persons with Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection, foodborne diseases active surveillance network sites, 2000-2006L Hannah Gould
Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Clin Infect Dis 49:1480-5. 2009..We evaluated the age-specific rate of HUS and death among persons with STEC O157 infection and the risk factors associated with developing HUS.
- Place of death: correlations with quality of life of patients with cancer and predictors of bereaved caregivers' mental healthAlexi A Wright
Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Clin Oncol 28:4457-64. 2010To determine whether the place of death for patients with cancer is associated with patients' quality of life (QoL) at the end of life (EOL) and psychiatric disorders in bereaved caregivers.
- Reversal of the British trends in place of death: time series analysis 2004-2010Barbara Gomes
King s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, UK
Palliat Med 26:102-7. 2012..Secular trends towards an institutionalised dying have been reported in Britain and other developed world regions...
- Study of recent and future trends in place of death in Belgium using death certificate data: a shift from hospitals to care homesDirk Houttekier
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, End of Life Care Research Group Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
BMC Public Health 11:228. 2011Since most patients prefer out-of-hospital death, place of death can be considered an indicator of end-of-life care quality...
- Plasma asymmetric dimethylarginine predicts death and major adverse cardiovascular events in individuals referred for coronary angiographyTse Min Lu
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Int J Cardiol 153:135-40. 2011..We assessed the prognostic value of plasma ADMA levels in 997 consecutive individuals referred for coronary angiography from July 2006 to June 2009...
- Aortic arch plaques and risk of recurrent stroke and deathMarco R Di Tullio
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
Circulation 119:2376-82. 2009..Aortic arch plaques are a risk factor for ischemic stroke. Although the stroke mechanism is conceivably thromboembolic, no randomized studies have evaluated the efficacy of antithrombotic therapies in preventing recurrent events...
- Irresistible bouquet of death--how are burying beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorus) attracted by carcassesB Kalinová
Infochemicals Group, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry v v i, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Flemingovo nam 2, 166 10, Prague 6, Czech Republic
Naturwissenschaften 96:889-99. 2009..Chemical analysis showed that immediately after death, emitted volatiles did not differ from those emitted by a living organism...
- Death toll exceeded 70,000 in Europe during the summer of 2003Jean Marie Robine
INSERM, Demographie et Sante, CRLC, Centre Val d Aurelle, Parc Euromedecine, 34298 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
C R Biol 331:171-8. 2008..Centralizing the count of daily deaths on an operational geographical scale constitutes a priority for Public Health in Europe...
- Place of death in metropolitan regions: metropolitan versus non-metropolitan variation in place of death in Belgium, The Netherlands and EnglandDirk Houttekier
End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
Health Place 16:132-9. 2010Place of death is an important societal indicator of end-of-life quality for the terminally ill...
- A palliative-care intervention and death at home: a cluster randomised trialM S Jordhøy
Unit of Applied Clinical Research, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Kreftbygget, University Hospital of Trondheim
Lancet 356:888-93. 2000..We did a cluster randomised trial to assess the intervention's effectiveness compared with conventional care..
- The transformation of utilities for health states worse than death: consequences for the estimation of EQ-5D value setsLeida M Lamers
Institute for Medical Technology Assessment Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Med Care 45:238-44. 2007Utilities for health are measured on an interval scale, where 1 refers to full health and 0 refers to death. No theoretical lower boundary on the utilities for states worse than death exists...
- Pediatric heart transplantation after declaration of cardiocirculatory deathMark M Boucek
Department of Pediatrics, Joe DiMaggio Children s Hospital, Hollywood, FL 33021, USA
N Engl J Med 359:709-14. 2008..The mean age of donors was 3.7 days, and the mean time to death after withdrawal from life support was 18.3 minutes...
- Death or hospitalization of patients on chronic hemodialysis is associated with a physician-based diagnosis of depressionS Susan Hedayati
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Kidney Int 74:930-6. 2008..Using time to event (death or hospitalization) models of analysis the hazard ratios were 2.11 and 2...
- There is nothing paranormal about near-death experiences: how neuroscience can explain seeing bright lights, meeting the dead, or being convinced you are one of themDean Mobbs
Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge, CB2 7EF, UK
Trends Cogn Sci 15:447-9. 2011Approximately 3% of Americans declare to have had a near-death experience...
- Stroke in parents who lost a child: a nationwide follow-up study in DenmarkJiong Li
Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
Neuroepidemiology 22:211-6. 2003..We therefore examined whether or not one of the most extreme psychological stressors, the death of a child, was associated with the risk of stroke in a nationwide population-based follow-up study...
- "Death" and the valuation of health-related quality of lifeS Macran
Center for Health Economics, University of York, Helsington, York, United Kingdom
Med Care 39:217-27. 2001....
- Review: the quality of dying and death: a systematic review of measuresSarah Hales
Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
Palliat Med 24:127-44. 2010..To determine whether modern medicine is facilitating 'good' deaths, appropriate measures of the quality of dying and death must be developed and utilized...
- Factors influencing place of death in GermanyLuis Carlos Escobar Pinzón
Institute of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
J Pain Symptom Manage 41:893-903. 2011Knowledge about factors influencing the place of death may be very useful for the planning of public health strategies to improve the situation of terminally ill patients.
- Discordance between living and death assemblages as evidence for anthropogenic ecological changeSusan M Kidwell
Department of Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, 5734 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17701-6. 2007Mismatches between the composition of a time-averaged death assemblage (dead remains sieved from the upper mixed-zone of the sedimentary column) and the local living community are typically attributed to natural postmortem processes...
- Current situation of donation after circulatory death in European countriesBeatriz Dominguez-Gil
Organizacion Nacional de Trasplantes, Madrid, Spain
Transpl Int 24:676-86. 2011The aim of the present study was to describe the current situation of donation after circulatory death (DCD) in the Council of Europe, through a dedicated survey...
- Protein kinase Cepsilon makes the life and death decisionAlakananda Basu
Department of Molecular Biology and Immunology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
Cell Signal 19:1633-42. 2007..is caused by dysregulation in cellular signaling systems that control cell proliferation, differentiation and cell death. Protein kinase C (PKC), a family of serine/threonine kinases, plays an important role in the growth factor signal ..
- Predictors of place of death for seniors in Ontario: a population-based cohort analysisSanober S Motiwala
Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Can J Aging 25:363-71. 2006Place of death was determined for all 58,689 seniors (age > or = 66 years) in Ontario who died during fiscal year 2001/2002...
- Excess weight at time of presentation of myocardial infarction is associated with lower initial mortality risks but higher long-term risks including recurrent re-infarction and cardiac deathAnil Nigam
Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Int J Cardiol 110:153-9. 2006..To evaluate the influence of elevated body mass index (BMI) on short- and long-term survival following acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
- Manganese superoxide dismutase: beyond life and deathAaron K Holley
University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
Amino Acids 42:139-58. 2012..The results demonstrate the role of MnSOD beyond its essential role for survival and suggest a novel strategy for an antioxidant approach to cancer intervention...
- New insights on brain stem death: from bedside to benchJulie Y H Chan
Department of Medical Education and Research, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung 81346, Taiwan, ROC
Prog Neurobiol 77:396-425. 2005As much as brain stem death is currently the clinical definition of death in many countries and is a phenomenon of paramount medical importance, there is a dearth of information on its mechanistic underpinnings...
- Inability to obtain deferred consent due to early death in emergency research: effect on validity of clinical trial resultsTim C Jansen
Department of Intensive Care, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Intensive Care Med 36:1962-5. 2010..To illustrate the impact on the validity of trial results due to excluding patients from a randomized controlled trial for whom no deferred consent could be obtained after randomization because study procedures had already been finished...
- Does the arousal system contribute to near death experience?Kevin R Nelson
Department of Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Neurology 66:1003-9. 2006The neurophysiologic basis of near death experience (NDE) is unknown. Clinical observations suggest that REM state intrusion contributes to NDE...
- Anxiety and depression in parents 4-9 years after the loss of a child owing to a malignancy: a population-based follow-upUlrika Kreicbergs
Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet Z6 01, Karolinska Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Psychol Med 34:1431-41. 2004Some consider the loss of a child as the most stressful life event. When the death is caused by a malignancy, the parents are commonly exposed not only to their own loss, but also to the protracted physical and emotional suffering of the ..
- Prediction of recurrent stroke and vascular death in patients with transient ischemic attack or nondisabling stroke: a prospective comparison of validated prognostic scoresChristian Weimar
Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
Stroke 41:487-93. 2010..We aimed to prospectively compare the predictive accuracy of the Essen Stroke Risk Score, Stroke Prognostic Instrument, Hankey score, and the Life Long After Cerebral ischemia score...
- Epidemiological pathology of dementia: attributable-risks at death in the Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing StudyFiona E Matthews
Medical Research Council MRC Biostatistics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 6:e1000180. 2009..We report the attributable risks (ARs) for dementia at death for common age-related degenerative and vascular pathologies, and other factors, in the MRC Cognitive Function and ..
- Nurses' experiences with hospice patients who refuse food and fluids to hasten deathLinda Ganzini
Department of Veterans Affairs, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oreg, USA
N Engl J Med 349:359-65. 2003Voluntary refusal of food and fluids has been proposed as an alternative to physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients who wish to hasten death. There are few reports of patients who have made this choice.
- Phenomenology of near-death experiences: a cross-cultural perspectiveJohn Belanti
Broadmeadows Adult Community Mental Health, Broadmeadows VIC 3407, Australia
Transcult Psychiatry 45:121-33. 2008Near-death experiences (NDEs) include a set of subjective experiences encountered by people who were close to death or were faced with life-threatening situations...
- Ischemic cholangiopathy following liver transplantation from donation after cardiac death donorsEdie Y Chan
Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Liver Transpl 14:604-10. 2008The use of donation after cardiac death (DCD) donor hepatic allografts is becoming more widespread; however, there have been published reports of increased graft failure from specific complications associated with this type of allograft...
- A subset of circulating microRNAs are predictive for cardiac death after discharge for acute myocardial infarctionSen Matsumoto
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 427:280-4. 2012..667 miRs, 11 miRs were found to be differentially expressed in the serum among patients at high-risk for cardiac death. Real-time RT-PCR confirmed that the serum levels of miR-155 and miR-380* were approximately 4- and 3-fold higher, ..
- Right ventricular structure is associated with the risk of heart failure and cardiovascular death: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)--right ventricle studySteven M Kawut
Penn Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Circulation 126:1681-8. 2012..We examined the association of abnormal RV structure and function with the risk of heart failure or cardiovascular death in a population-based multiethnic sample free of clinical cardiovascular disease at baseline.
- DSCAM deficiency causes loss of pre-inspiratory neuron synchroneity and perinatal deathKenji Amano
Laboratory for Neurogenetics, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako Shi, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
J Neurosci 29:2984-96. 2009..These results suggest that DSCAM plays a critical role in central respiratory regulation in a dosage-dependent manner...
- Determinants of the place of death in the Brussels metropolitan regionDirk Houttekier
End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels 1090, Belgium
J Pain Symptom Manage 37:996-1005. 2009The place where people die is not only considered an indicator of quality of death, but also has implications for health care costs and the organization of end-of-life care...
- Increased risk of severe recurrence of hepatitis C virus in liver transplant recipients of donation after cardiac death allograftsRoberto Hernandez-Alejandro
Multi Organ Transplant Program, London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital, London, ON, Canada
Transplantation 92:686-9. 2011In hepatitis C virus (HCV) recipients of donation after cardiac death (DCD) grafts, there is suggestion of lower rates of graft survival, indicating that DCD grafts themselves may represent a significant risk factor for severe recurrence ..
- Liver transplantation using Donation after Cardiac Death donorsDiethard Monbaliu
Catholic University Leuven, Department of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
J Hepatol 56:474-85. 2012..All countries have strived to expand donor numbers beyond the standard Donation after Brain Death (DBD)...
- The effect of normothermic recirculation before cold preservation on post-transplant injury of ischemically damaged donor kidneysCyril Moers
Surgery Research Laboratory, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Transpl Int 25:210-7. 2012Kidneys recovered from donation after cardiac death (DCD) are increasingly used to enlarge the deceased donor pool...
- Decapitation in rats: latency to unconsciousness and the 'wave of death'Clementina M Van Rijn
Department of Biological Psychology, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
PLoS ONE 6:e16514. 2011..massive wave which can be recorded approximately one minute after decapitation reflects the ultimate border between life and death. This observation might have implications in the discussions on the appropriate time for organ donation.
- Pilot study on traumatic grief treatment program for Japanese women bereaved by violent deathNozomu Asukai
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo, Japan
J Trauma Stress 24:470-3. 2011..Based on Jacobson's Reliable Change Index, 46% showed change on all 3 measures. These findings suggest that our treatment model may be feasible for treating traumatic grief with PTSD in non-Western settings...
- Surges of electroencephalogram activity at the time of death: a case seriesLakhmir S Chawla
Department of Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Palliat Med 12:1095-100. 2009..increase in electrical activity occurred when there was no discernable blood pressure, patients who suffer "near death" experiences may be recalling the aggregate memory of the synaptic activity associated with this terminal but ..
- Parental death during childhood and adult cardiovascular risk in a developing country: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort StudyC Mary Schooling
Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
PLoS ONE 6:e19675. 2011..We examined the association of a potential marker of childhood emotional adversity with cardiovascular disease risk factors in a developing country...
- Distributions of observed death tolls govern sensitivity to human fatalitiesChristopher Y Olivola
Department of Cognitive, Perceptual, and Brain Sciences, University College London, London WC1H 0AP, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22151-6. 2009..the loss of human lives depends largely on the extent to which we are moved by the size of their associated death tolls...
- Serum neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a predictor of organ recovery from delayed graft function after kidney transplantation from donors after cardiac deathMamoru Kusaka
Dept of Urol, Div of Molecular Genetics, Inst for Comp Med Sci and 21st Century COE Program, Dev Center for Targeted and Minimally Invasive Diagnosis and Treatment, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Japan
Cell Transplant 17:129-34. 2008Because of a worldwide shortage of renal grafts, kidneys procured from donors after cardiac death (DCD) have recently become an important source of renal transplants...
- Good death inventory: a measure for evaluating good death from the bereaved family member's perspectiveMitsunori Miyashita
Department of Adult Nursing Palliative Care Nursing, School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
J Pain Symptom Manage 35:486-98. 2008The aim of this study was to develop a measure for evaluating good death from the bereaved family member's perspective, and to examine the validity and reliability of the assessment...
- Long-term evolution of 5S ribosomal DNA seems to be driven by birth-and-death processes and selection in Ensis razor shells (Mollusca: Bivalvia)Joaquín Vierna
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology Group GIBE, Universidade da Coruna, A Zapateira s n, La Coruña 15071, Spain
Biochem Genet 47:635-44. 2009..These results strongly suggest that the long-term evolution of Ensis 5S ribosomal DNA is driven by birth-and-death processes and selection.
- Psychiatric morbidity, violent crime, and suicide among children and adolescents exposed to parental deathHolly C Wilcox
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287 3325, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 49:514-23; quiz 530. 2010..This retrospective cohort study examined the risk for suicide, psychiatric hospitalization, and violent criminal convictions among offspring of parents who died from suicide, accidents, and other causes...
- Lactate dehydrogenase as a biomarker of hemolysis-associated nitric oxide resistance, priapism, leg ulceration, pulmonary hypertension, and death in patients with sickle cell diseaseGregory J Kato
Vascular Medicine Branch, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1476, Bldg 10CRC, Rm 5 5140, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Blood 107:2279-85. 2006..was associated with a clinical subphenotype of pulmonary hypertension, leg ulceration, priapism, and risk of death in patients with sickle cell disease...
- Controlling death: the false promise of advance directivesHenry S Perkins
Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health and Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
Ann Intern Med 147:51-7. 2007....
- Actual and preferred place of death of cancer patients. Results from the Italian survey of the dying of cancer (ISDOC)Monica Beccaro
Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, National Cancer Institute, Largo Rosanna Benzi, 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy
J Epidemiol Community Health 60:412-6. 2006To describe actual and preferred place of death of Italian cancer patients and to analyse the preferences met regarding the place of death.
- Extracorporeal support for organ donation after cardiac death effectively expands the donor poolJoseph F Magliocca
Department of Surgery, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison WI, USA
J Trauma 58:1095-101; discussion 1101-2. 2005..normothermic, extracorporeal perfusion (ECMO) for donation of abdominal organs for transplantation after cardiac death (DCD)...
- A measure of the quality of dying and death. Initial validation using after-death interviews with family membersJ Randall Curtis
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 24:17-31. 2002..To describe the validity of an instrument assessing the quality of dying and death using the perspective of family members after death and to identify clinical correlates of a high quality death, a ..
- Near-death experiences in cardiac arrest survivorsChristopher C French
Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths College, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW, UK
Prog Brain Res 150:351-67. 2005Near-death experiences (NDEs) have become the focus of much interest in the last 30 years or so. Such experiences can occur both when individuals are objectively near to death and also when they simply believe themselves to be...
- Near-death experiences and the temporal lobeWilloughby B Britton
Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Psychol Sci 15:254-8. 2004..We investigated temporal lobe functioning in individuals who reported having transcendental "near-death experiences" during life-threatening events...
- Incidence and correlates of near-death experiences in a cardiac care unitBruce Greyson
Department of Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:269-76. 2003Near-death experiences, unusual experiences during a close brush with death, may precipitate pervasive attitudinal and behavior changes...
- The last 3 months of life: care, transitions and the place of death of older peopleMarianne Klinkenberg
Department of Palliative Care, Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Health Soc Care Community 13:420-30. 2005..Little is known about the factors associated with place of death. The aim of the present study was to investigate the care received by older people in the last 3 months of their ..
- Donation after cardiac death in the US: history and usePeter L Abt
Division of Solid Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
J Am Coll Surg 203:208-25. 2006
- The accuracy of histological assessments of dental development and age at deathT M Smith
Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, USA
J Anat 208:125-38. 2006..Using known-period incremental features, the crown formation time and age at death of five pig-tailed macaques (Macaca nemestrina) were estimated with standard histological techniques and compared ..
- Cardiac related death in thalassaemia major: time trend and risk factors in a large Greek UnitGiorgos Chouliaras
Thalassaemia Unit, First Department of Paediatrics, Aghia Sophia Children s Hospital, Athens, Greece
Eur J Haematol 82:381-7. 2009Cardiac complications are the leading cause of death in thalassaemic patients (TM) worldwide...
- Transforming self-rated health and the SF-36 scales to include death and improve interpretabilityP Diehr
Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195-7232, USA
Med Care 39:670-80. 2001..EVGGFP) and the physical component score of the SF-36 (PCS) to new variables that include a defensible value for death. METHODS: Using longitudinal data from two large studies of older adults, health variables were transformed to the ..
- Trends in the place of death of cancer patients, 1992-1997Frederick Burge
Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
CMAJ 168:265-70. 2003..We carried out a study to describe the yearly trends in the place of death between 1992 and 1997 and to determine predictors of out-of-hospital death for adults with cancer in Nova Scotia.
- Prediction of cardiac death in hemodialysis patients by myocardial fatty acid imagingMasato Nishimura
Cardiovascular Division, Toujinkai Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
J Am Coll Cardiol 51:139-45. 2008The aim was to evaluate the potential of single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) to predict cardiac death in chronic hemodialysis patients using the iodinated fatty acid analogue iodine-123 123I-beta-methyl iodophenyl-..
- Donating hearts after cardiac death--reversing the irreversibleRobert M Veatch
Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
N Engl J Med 359:672-3. 2008
- The boundaries of organ donation after circulatory deathJames L Bernat
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
N Engl J Med 359:669-71. 2008
- ASTS recommended practice guidelines for controlled donation after cardiac death organ procurement and transplantationD J Reich
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Am J Transplant 9:2004-11. 2009..Controlled donation after cardiac death (DCD) offers the family and the patient with a hopeless prognosis the option to donate when brain death criteria ..
- A longitudinal study of the effects of age and time to death on hospital costsMeena Seshamani
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Health Econ 23:217-35. 2004Recent studies indicate that approaching death, rather than age, may be the main demographic driver of health care costs...
- Smooth and cardiac muscle-selective knock-out of Kruppel-like factor 4 causes postnatal death and growth retardationTadashi Yoshida
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
J Biol Chem 285:21175-84. 2010..In vivo chromatin immunoprecipitation assays on the heart revealed that Klf4 bound to the promoter region of the Gata4 gene. Results provide novel evidence that Klf4 plays a key role in late fetal and/or postnatal cardiac development...
- Preferred place of care and place of death of the general public and cancer patients in JapanAkemi Yamagishi
Department of Nursing, Seirei Christopher University, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
Support Care Cancer 20:2575-82. 2012..The primary aim was to clarify (1) differences in preferred place of care and place of death among the general public across four areas across Japan and (2) preferred place of care and place of death among ..
- Order, disorder, death: lessons from a superorganismGro V Amdam
Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences, Tempe, Arizona 85287, USA
Adv Cancer Res 95:31-60. 2006..A facultatively sterile caste, the workers, regulates patterns of growth, differentiation, homeostasis, and death. Workers differentiate into temporal phenotypes in response to dynamic social cues; chemosensory signals that can ..
- A retrospective analysis of preferred and actual place of death for hospice patientsLaura Holdsworth
University of Kent, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 16:424, 426, 428 passim. 2010The purpose of this study was to explore recording rates of preferences, and the preferred and actual place of death among hospice patients. Data was collected retrospectively from a group of three hospices over a 6-month period...
- Social inequality and death as illustrated in late-medieval death dancesJ P Mackenbach
Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Am J Public Health 85:1285-92. 1995Late-medieval murals and books of the then-popular "dances of death" usually represented the living according to their social standing...
- The dead donor rule: can it withstand critical scrutiny?Franklin G Miller
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1156, USA
J Med Philos 35:299-312. 2010..rationale for the DDR by rejecting the underlying premise that it is necessarily wrong for physicians to cause the death of patients and the claim that abandoning this rule would exploit vulnerable patients...
- The ethics of creating and responding to doubts about death criteriaJames M DuBois
Saint Louis University, 221 N Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
J Med Philos 35:365-80. 2010Expressing doubts about death criteria can serve healthy purposes, but can also cause a number of harms, including decreased organ donation rates and distress for donor families and health care staff...
- Ethical controversies at end of life after traumatic brain injury: defining death and organ donationMichael Souter
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and Neurosurgery, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Crit Care Med 38:S502-9. 2010b>Death is more than a mere biological occurrence. It has important legal, medical, and social ramifications that make it imperative that those who are responsible for determination of death be accurate and above suspicion...
- Survey of pediatricians' opinions on donation after cardiac death: are the donors dead?Ari R Joffe
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta and Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Pediatrics 122:e967-74. 2008There has been debate in the ethics literature as to whether the donation-after-cardiac-death donor is dead after 5 minutes of absent circulation...
- The thin flat line: redefining who is legally dead in organ donation after cardiac deathMaxine M Harrington
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, USA
Issues Law Med 25:95-143. 2009The debate over whether donation after cardiac death (DCD) donors are truly dead is not new but has surfaced mostly in the academic community...
- Using students' journals about death experiences as a pedagological toolKevin Doll
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wisconsin Stout, Menomie, WI, USA
Gerontol Geriatr Educ 29:124-38. 2008The purpose of this article is to evaluate a pedagological tool for student's study of death and bereavement...
- Grief shortly after suicide and natural death: a comparative study among spouses and first-degree relativesM H de Groot
Department of Social Psychiatry at the University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
Suicide Life Threat Behav 36:418-31. 2006..the felt need for professional help was higher among the former, even after adjustment for expectedness of death, sociodemographic differences, and relatives'/spouses' neuroticism...
- Using livers from donation after cardiac death donors--a proposal to protect the true Achilles heelJohn J Fung
Liver Transpl 13:1633-6. 2007
- Liver transplantation following donation after cardiac death: an analysis using matched pairsJames K Pine
Department of Hepatobiliary Transplant Surgery, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, United Kingdom
Liver Transpl 15:1072-82. 2009Grafts from donation after cardiac death (DCD) donors are used to increase the number of organs available for liver transplantation. There is concern that warm ischemia may impair graft function...
- Death and conceptionG Bahadur
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Laboratories, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
Hum Reprod 17:2769-75. 2002..This may be achieved by offering ample time for informed and support counselling. Finally, consideration should be expressed for the welfare of unborn child, in a balanced, pragmatic and sensible manner...
- The impact of ischemic cholangiopathy in liver transplantation using donors after cardiac death: the untold storyAnton I Skaro
Division of Organ Transplantation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Surgery 146:543-52; discussion 552-3. 2009Liver transplantation (LT) from donation after cardiac death (DCD) donors is increasingly being used to address organ shortages. Despite encouraging reports, standard survival metrics have overestimated the effectiveness of DCD livers...
- The prevalence of PTSD following the violent death of a child and predictors of change 5 years laterShirley A Murphy
Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7263, USA
J Trauma Stress 16:17-25. 2003In this study, we examined the violent death bereavement trajectories of 173 parents by following them prospectively for 5 years after their children's deaths by accident, suicide, homicide, or undetermined causes...
- Peritoneal cooling may provide improved protection for uncontrolled donors after cardiac death: an exploratory porcine studyA P Navarro
Liver, Renal and Pancreatic Transplant Unit, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Am J Transplant 9:1317-23. 2009Uncontrolled donation after cardiac death (DCD) renal transplantation relies on rapid establishment of organ preservation interventions...
- Line-of-duty death: psychological treatment of traumatic bereavement in law enforcementLaurence Miller
Int J Emerg Ment Health 9:13-23. 2007A line-of-duty death (LODD) strikingly brings home the risk and vulnerability of all law enforcement officers and affects the officer's peers, the entire department, the wider police community, and the officer's family...
- Non-heart beating organ donation: old procurement strategy--new ethical problemsM D D Bell
Intensive Care, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
J Med Ethics 29:176-81. 2003..on necessity, the process may constitute a desirable outcome for patient and family when progression to brain stem death (BSD) does not occur and conventional organ retrieval from the beating heart donor is thereby prevented...
- Donation after cardiac death: a survey of university student opinions on death and donationAri R Joffe
Department of Pediatrics, 3A3 Stollery Children s Hospital, University of Alberta, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7, Canada
Intensive Care Med 35:240-7. 2009To determine if university students consider the donation after cardiac death donor as dead.
- Changing pattern of organ donation at a single center: are potential brain dead donors being lost to donation after cardiac death?R F Saidi
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Transplant 10:2536-40. 2010Donation after cardiac death (DCD) has proven effective at increasing the availability of organs for transplantation...
- What is a natural cause of death? A survey of how coroners in England and Wales approach borderline casesI S Roberts
Department of Pathological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
J Clin Pathol 53:367-73. 2000..There are no guidelines to help doctors in dealing with such cases and death certification is often arbitrary and inconsistent...
- Risk of myocardial infarction and death associated with the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) among healthy individuals: a nationwide cohort studyE L Fosbøl
Department of Cardiology, Gentofte University Hospital, Hellerup, Denmark
Clin Pharmacol Ther 85:190-7. 2009..Using a historical cohort design, we estimated the risk of death and myocardial infarction associated with the use of NSAIDs...
- Beta-blockers reduce the risk of early death in ischemic strokeTomasz Dziedzic
Department of Neurology, Jagiellonian University, Botaniczna 3, 31 503 Krakow, Poland
J Neurol Sci 252:53-6. 2007..Experimental studies suggest that beta-blockers have also neuroprotective properties. The aim of this study was to assess if use of beta-blockers is associated with reduced risk of early death in ischemic stroke patients.
- Organ donation after cardiac death: legal and ethical justifications for antemortem interventionsJames Tibballs
Med J Aust 188:186-7; author reply 188. 2008
- A statistical analogy between collapse of solids and death of living organisms: proposal for a 'law of life'Nicola M Pugno
Department of Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Med Hypotheses 69:441-7. 2007..collapse of solids and living organisms; in particular we deduce a statistical law governing their probability of death. We have derived such a law coupling the widely used Weibull Statistics, developed for describing the distribution ..
- Machine perfusion as a tool to select kidneys recovered from uncontrolled donors after cardiac deathO N Reznik
St Petersburg State Research Institute for Emergency named after I I Dzhanelidze, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Transplant Proc 40:1023-6. 2008The use of kidneys from uncontrolled donors after cardiac death (uDCD) remains disputable due to significant warm ischemia time (WIT) causing ischemia-reperfusion injuries...
- Controlled non-heart beating organ donation: neither the whole solution nor a step too farP Murphy
The General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
Anaesthesia 63:526-30. 2008..care pathway in order to allow donation to take place, and, finally, an uncertainty over how soon after cardiac death organ retrieval can begin...
- Talking about death with children who have severe malignant diseaseUlrika Kreicbergs
Division of Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
N Engl J Med 351:1175-86. 2004One of the questions faced by the parents of a child who is terminally ill with a malignant disease is whether or not they should talk about death with their child.
- Disability occurrence and proximity to deathBart Klijs
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Disabil Rehabil 32:1733-41. 2010This paper aims to assess whether disability occurrence is related more strongly to proximity to death than to age.
- Il-7 receptor signaling in lymphopoiesisMotonari Kondo; Fiscal Year: 2009..governed by IL-7? receptor signaling include initiation offcell proliferation, protection from apoptotic cell death, and the induction oflineage-speciifiicevents, such as gene rearangement in antiigen receptor loacdi...
- Combination drug treatment to inhibit multiple cell death pathways after TBIALAN FADEN; Fiscal Year: 2009This application entitled "Attenuation of Diverse Cell Death Pathways after Traumatic Brain Injury by Multi- drug Combination Therapy" addresses Broad Challenge Area (15): Translational Science and Specific Challenge Topic: 15-HD-104, ..
- Use of Beta-Lapachone for Lung Cancer ChemotherapyDavid Boothman; Fiscal Year: 2007Use of B-lapachone for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) therapy Lung cancer is the leading cause of death by cancer in the U.S. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) comprises over 75% of lung cancers diagnosed...
- Use of Beta-Lapachone for Lung Cancer ChemotherapyDavid Boothman; Fiscal Year: 2007Use of B-lapachone for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) therapy Lung cancer is the leading cause of death by cancer in the U.S. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) comprises over 75% of lung cancers diagnosed...
- Bilirubin oxidation and intracerebral hemorrhageJoseph Clark; Fiscal Year: 2006..Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a type of stroke caused by bleeding into the brain, resulting in significant death and disability...
- Prognostic Impact and Arrhythmic Potential of Peri-infarct Zone by Cardiac MRIRaymond Y Kwong; Fiscal Year: 2010The incidence of sudden cardiac death (SCD) after myocardial infarction (MI) has remained unchanged and is most significant in the first year after MI...
- Prognostic Impact and Arrhythmic Potential of Peri-infarct Zone by Cardiac MRIRaymond Kwong; Fiscal Year: 2009The incidence of sudden cardiac death (SCD) after myocardial infarction (MI) has remained unchanged and is most significant in the first year after MI...
- Rituximab Elicitation of Tumor Specific T-cell Responses in Lymphoma PatientsSteven Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2009..Rituximab induced FL cell death is expected to result in the release of tumor antigens, for example antigens derived from the variable regions of ..
- Neonatal Long QT Syndrome and Sudden Infant DeathAlfred L George; Fiscal Year: 2010Sudden death during the first year of life is a leading cause of infant mortality in developed countries...
- Neonatal Long QT Syndrome and Sudden Infant DeathALFRED GEORGE; Fiscal Year: 2009Sudden death during the first year of life is a leading cause of infant mortality in developed countries...
- Neonatal Long QT Syndrome and Sudden Infant DeathALFRED GEORGE; Fiscal Year: 2007Sudden death during the first year of life is a leading cause of infant mortality in developed countries...
- Mechanisms and Modulation of Cell Death in Traumatic Brain InjuryALAN IRA FADEN; Fiscal Year: 2010..However, some of these studies indicate that improvements often reflect only a delay in cell death, which still occurs eventually without the classical apoptotic phenotype...
- Mechanisms and Modulation of Cell Death in Traumatic Brain InjuryALAN IRA FADEN; Fiscal Year: 2009..However, some of these studies indicate that improvements often reflect only a delay in cell death, which still occurs eventually without the classical apoptotic phenotype...
- Regulation of myocardial growth and death by GSK-3Junichi Sadoshima; Fiscal Year: 2010Glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3), a serine/threonine kinase, plays an important role in regulating growth and death of cardiomyocytes...
- TNF-alpha in cell death & neuroprotection in glaucomaGULGUN TEZEL; Fiscal Year: 2006..cause of worldwide blindness, neither the precise pathogenic mechanisms, which lead to retinal ganglion cell death in glaucoma, nor effective strategies for neuroprotection are known...
- The mitochondrial permeability transition and heart failureWilliam Craigen; Fiscal Year: 2007Mitochondria are central in both energy production and cellular death pathways, yet a variety of questions concerning structure-function relationships of mitochondria remain poorly understood...
- Characterization of autonomic dysfunction in Rett syndrome and other MECP2 disordJeffrey L Neul; Fiscal Year: 2010..have a number of autonomic abnormalities including bradycardia, apnea, and respiratory arrest resulting in death in the first three years of life...
- Sphingolipids in Cell Death after PhotodamageDUSKA M SEPAROVIC; Fiscal Year: 2010Sphingolipids in Cell Death after Photodamage Abstract The long-term objective of our research is to augment the efficacy of the cancer treatment photodynamic therapy (PDT)...
- Vascular smooth muscle apoptosis prevention by glucoseFrank Brosius; Fiscal Year: 2005..It is therefore not surprising that modulation of these processes affects cell death pathways...
- Children's Responses to Sibling Death in NICU/PICU in 3 Racial/Ethnic GroupsJOANNE M contact YOUNGBLUT; Fiscal Year: 2010b>Death of a sibling is a double loss for surviving siblings - loss of a playmate, confidante, friend, role model - and loss of parents whose grief leaves them with little to no emotional energy to reach out to their hurting surviving ..
- Connexins in Ischemia-Induced Neuronal DeathMichael Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2003..The molecular mechanisms underlying this pattern of neuronal death are not well understood...
- Delayed Rectifier K Channel Biogenesis is Unveiled in Models of Long QT SyndromeBRIAN DELISLE; Fiscal Year: 2009Every year, sudden cardiac death claims up to 25,000 people that do not have structural heart disease...
- Connexins in Ischemia-Induced Neuronal DeathMichael Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2006..The molecular mechanisms underlying this pattern of neuronal death are not well understood...
- PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATHSue Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2002This proposal "Psychosocial Factor Outcome Study in Sudden Cardiac Death (PFOS)" constitutes an independent project complimentary to the ongoing NIH clinical trial, "Sudden Cardiac Death Heart Failure Trial (SCD-HeFT)...
- Connexins in Ischemia-Induced Neuronal DeathMichael Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2007..The molecular mechanisms underlying this pattern of neuronal death are not well understood...
- CYTOMEGALOVIRUS DNA REPLICATION AND INVERSIONANITA LOUISE MCCORMICK; Fiscal Year: 2010..Programmed cell death (PCD), sensor-triggered interferon activation, and signaling cascades are all affected starting at early times ..
- Multi-Modal Lysosomotropic Death Therapy for Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath TuKEVIN AARON ROTH; Fiscal Year: 2010..We have been investigating the cell death promoting activities of chloroquine (CQ), a lysosomotropic agent, for almost ten years and have found that CQ ..
- Nuclear Function of Abl in DNA Damage ResponseJean Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009..Persistent damage to the genomic DNA can activate programmed cell death. Therefore, fundamental understanding of genotoxin-induced cell death mechanisms holds the promise of enhancing ..
- Regulation of Cell Death ActivationDing Xue; Fiscal Year: 2010As a normal aspect of animal development and homeostasis, programmed cell death (apoptosis) plays an essential role in maintaining the physiological balance of appropriate cell numbers by opposing uncontrolled cell proliferation...
- Nuclear Function of Abl in DNA Damage ResponseJean Y J Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010..Persistent damage to the genomic DNA can activate programmed cell death. Therefore, fundamental understanding of genotoxin-induced cell death mechanisms holds the promise of enhancing ..
- Non-apoptotic cell death pathways in response to metabolic stress and chemotherapWei Xing Zong; Fiscal Year: 2010..such as DNA alkylating agents remain the most effective means of treating cancer patients by inducing cancer cell death. This suggests that alternative cell death pathways may be involved...
- Cardiac Myocyte Apoptosis: Mechanism and SignificanceRichard N Kitsis; Fiscal Year: 2010Prolonged ischemia with or without reperfusion triggers the apoptotic and non-apoptotic death of cardiac myocytes. The death of these cells is a major component in the pathogenesis of myocardial infarction...
- Prolyl Hydroxylation and Neuronal Cell DeathRobert S Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2010Neuronal death is a highly regulated event that occurs throughout the developing nervous system...
- Prolyl Hydroxylation and Neuronal Cell DeathRobert Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2009Cell death is widespread during the development of the nervous system, where it helps to ensure that the proper number and types of connections are formed between neurons and their targets...
- A Novel Cell Death Pathway Induced by Galectin-1Linda Baum; Fiscal Year: 2004Cell death is a critical regulatory process in development, in homeostasis, and in disease. Many cell death triggers have been identified, although little is known about many of the molecular pathways that lead to cell death...