tissue and organ procurement

Summary

Summary: The administrative procedures involved with acquiring TISSUES or organs for TRANSPLANTATION through various programs, systems, or organizations. These procedures include obtaining consent from TISSUE DONORS and arranging for transportation of donated tissues and organs, after TISSUE HARVESTING, to HOSPITALS for processing and transplantation.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Donor characteristics associated with reduced graft survival: an approach to expanding the pool of kidney donors
    Friedrich K Port
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, University Renal Research and Education Association URREA, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Transplantation 74:1281-6. 2002
  2. ncbi Death and organ donation: meeting the needs of multiethnic and multifaith populations
    G Randhawa
    Institute for Health Research, University of Bedfordshire, Putteridge Bury campus, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK
    Br J Anaesth 108:i88-91. 2012
  3. ncbi Importance of education in organ donation
    Tonguc Utku Yilmaz
    Gazi University Transplantation Center, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Exp Clin Transplant 9:370-5. 2011
  4. ncbi A quantitative survey of Western Muslim attitudes to solid organ donation
    Adnan Sharif
    Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, Renal Institute of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 92:1108-14. 2011
  5. ncbi A decade of continuous improvement in cadaveric organ donation: the Spanish model
    Rafael Matesanz
    Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation, Health Department of Tuscany, Italy
    J Nephrol 15:22-8. 2002
  6. ncbi Two decades after legislation on identifiable donors in Sweden: are recipient couples ready to be open about using gamete donation?
    S Isaksson
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, S 751 22 Uppsala, Sweden
    Hum Reprod 26:853-60. 2011
  7. ncbi Informing the debate: rates of kidney transplantation in nations with presumed consent
    Lucy D Horvat
    University of Western Ontario, London University of Waterloo, Waterloo and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 153:641-9. 2010
  8. ncbi Attitudes toward transplantation in U.K. Muslim Indo-Asians in west London
    Fawzi S Alkhawari
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
    Am J Transplant 5:1326-31. 2005
  9. pmc Organ donation decision: comparison of donor and nondonor families
    J R Rodrigue
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:190-8. 2006
  10. ncbi Current situation of donation after circulatory death in European countries
    Beatriz Dominguez-Gil
    Organizacion Nacional de Trasplantes, Madrid, Spain
    Transpl Int 24:676-86. 2011

Detail Information

Publications322 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Donor characteristics associated with reduced graft survival: an approach to expanding the pool of kidney donors
    Friedrich K Port
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, University Renal Research and Education Association URREA, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Transplantation 74:1281-6. 2002
    ..Availability of cadaveric kidneys for transplantation is far below the growing need, leading to longer waiting time and more deaths while waiting...
  2. ncbi Death and organ donation: meeting the needs of multiethnic and multifaith populations
    G Randhawa
    Institute for Health Research, University of Bedfordshire, Putteridge Bury campus, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK
    Br J Anaesth 108:i88-91. 2012
    ..This should be of benefit to staff dealing closely with recently bereaved families and who will be requesting organ donation from them...
  3. ncbi Importance of education in organ donation
    Tonguc Utku Yilmaz
    Gazi University Transplantation Center, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Exp Clin Transplant 9:370-5. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effect of education about "Organ Donation and Transplantation" over the false beliefs of the participants...
  4. ncbi A quantitative survey of Western Muslim attitudes to solid organ donation
    Adnan Sharif
    Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, Renal Institute of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Transplantation 92:1108-14. 2011
    ..It is imperative for healthcare providers to examine Western Muslim attitudes on organ donation, because they are reluctant donors. We explored such opinion with the aid of a quantitative survey...
  5. ncbi A decade of continuous improvement in cadaveric organ donation: the Spanish model
    Rafael Matesanz
    Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation, Health Department of Tuscany, Italy
    J Nephrol 15:22-8. 2002
    ..In the early nineties, Spain started an original integrated approach designed to improve cadaveric organ donation...
  6. ncbi Two decades after legislation on identifiable donors in Sweden: are recipient couples ready to be open about using gamete donation?
    S Isaksson
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, S 751 22 Uppsala, Sweden
    Hum Reprod 26:853-60. 2011
    ..Recipient couples may benefit from more information and support regarding parenthood after gamete donation. Further studies are required to follow-up on the future parents' actual disclosure behaviour directed to offspring...
  7. ncbi Informing the debate: rates of kidney transplantation in nations with presumed consent
    Lucy D Horvat
    University of Western Ontario, London University of Waterloo, Waterloo and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 153:641-9. 2010
    ..The organ shortage has caused policymakers in many nations to debate the merits of adopting presumed consent legislation as a way to increase donor organ donation from deceased donors...
  8. ncbi Attitudes toward transplantation in U.K. Muslim Indo-Asians in west London
    Fawzi S Alkhawari
    Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
    Am J Transplant 5:1326-31. 2005
    ..We believe these data suggest a need to improve in a culturally sensitive fashion the provision of health information provided to this community...
  9. pmc Organ donation decision: comparison of donor and nondonor families
    J R Rodrigue
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:190-8. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi Current situation of donation after circulatory death in European countries
    Beatriz Dominguez-Gil
    Organizacion Nacional de Trasplantes, Madrid, Spain
    Transpl Int 24:676-86. 2011
    ..The degree of utilization of DCD is lower compared with DBD. Short-term results of DCD are promising with differences between kidney recipients transplanted from controlled versus uncontrolled DCD, an observation to be further analyzed...
  11. ncbi Factors influencing families' consent for donation of solid organs for transplantation
    L A Siminoff
    Department of Medicien, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 10900 Euclid Ave, WG 37, Cleveland, OH 44106 4961, USA
    JAMA 286:71-7. 2001
    ..Transplantation has become the therapy of choice for patients with organ failure. However, the low rate of consent by families of donor-eligible patients is a major limiting factor in the success of organ transplantation...
  12. ncbi Pediatric heart transplantation after declaration of cardiocirculatory death
    Mark M Boucek
    Department of Pediatrics, Joe DiMaggio Children s Hospital, Hollywood, FL 33021, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:709-14. 2008
    ..Mortality while awaiting a transplant is an order of magnitude higher in infants than in adults, and donors who died from cardiocirculatory causes offer an opportunity to decrease this waiting-list mortality...
  13. ncbi Second brain death examination may negatively affect organ donation
    D Lustbader
    New York University School of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Neurology 76:119-24. 2011
    ..Little is known about the impact of the requirement for a second brain death examination on organ donation. In New York State, 2 examinations 6 hours apart have been recommended by a Department of Health panel...
  14. ncbi The physician's role in discussing organ donation with families
    Michael A Williams
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University Bioethics Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1568-73. 2003
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  15. pmc "Because you're worth it?" The taking and selling of transplantable organs
    G Haddow
    ESRC INNOGEN Centre, Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation, The University of Edinburgh, Old Surgeon s Hall, High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ, UK
    J Med Ethics 32:324-8. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that the legal changes taking place are appropriate in clarifying the role of the family but can go further in strengthening the choice of the individual to donate...
  16. pmc Knowledge, attitudes and practices survey on organ donation among a selected adult population of Pakistan
    Taimur Saleem
    Medical College, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    BMC Med Ethics 10:5. 2009
    ..To determine the knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding organ donation in a selected adult population in Pakistan...
  17. ncbi Donation after circulatory death: burying the dead donor rule
    David Rodríguez-Arias
    Universidad del Pais Vasco EHU
    Am J Bioeth 11:36-43. 2011
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  18. ncbi Decision making by relatives about brain death organ donation: an integrative review
    Jack de Groot
    Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Transplantation 93:1196-211. 2012
    ..We explored the decision making of the relatives of potential brain-dead donors, its evaluation, and the factors influencing decision making...
  19. ncbi 'Opting-in or opting-out?'--the views of the UK's faith leaders in relation to organ donation
    Gurch Randhawa
    University of Bedfordshire, Putteridge Bury campus, Luton, United Kingdom
    Health Policy 96:36-44. 2010
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  20. pmc One-time general consent for research on biological samples
    David Wendler
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    BMJ 332:544-7. 2006
  21. ncbi [Level of information of students at the University of Regensburg concerning organ donation and transplantation--informed or not informed consent in organ donation?]
    B Banas
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin Nephrologie II des Universitätsklinikums Regensburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 138:775-80. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated the level of information of students at the University of Regensburg and their agreement to organ transplantation regarding an informed consent...
  22. ncbi Attitude of health care professionals to organ donation: two surveys among the staff of a German university hospital
    S Radunz
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Region North, Hannover, Germany
    Transplant Proc 42:126-9. 2010
    ..Hospital staff with positive attitudes toward organ donation may have a positive impact on the attitudes of the general public toward organ donation...
  23. ncbi Teaching organ and tissue donation in medical and nursing education: a needs assessment
    Ashley E Anker
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 355 Baldy Hall, North Campus, Amherst, NY 14260, USA
    Prog Transplant 19:343-8. 2009
    ..Research on organ donation education is limited by its reliance on convenience samples (ie, small sample sizes and local schools) and its failure to assess methods of instruction on the topic...
  24. ncbi Organ yield from deceased donors: initial experience of an organ procurement unit in Iran
    Seyed Mohammad Kazemeyni
    Department of Urology, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 12:170-2. 2009
    ..This study showed that organ procurement units can improve organ yield and both experience and donor characteristics influence on the number of harvested organs...
  25. ncbi Extended donor criteria for lung transplantation--a clinical reality
    Clemens Aigner
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vienna Medical University, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:757-61. 2005
    ..This study therefore evaluates the outcome, achieved with the use of extended donors versus standard donors and aims to redefine lung donor criteria...
  26. ncbi Evaluation of organ donor card holders among public officials of a major German city
    M Heuer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 41:2505-8. 2009
    ..At the same time, there is an organ donor potential that is not being exploited. The objective of this study was to collect the rate of holders of organ donor cards among public officials in a major German city...
  27. ncbi Single brain death examination is equivalent to dual brain death examinations
    Panayiotis N Varelas
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Neurocrit Care 15:547-53. 2011
    ..Although the new Practice Parameters for brain death support a single examination, there is paucity of data comparing its impact to dual brain death (DBD) examinations...
  28. ncbi UK guidance for non-heart-beating donation
    S Ridley
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7AU, UK
    Br J Anaesth 95:592-5. 2005
    ..This guidance is designed to help critical care practitioners while these issues are resolved...
  29. ncbi The organ donor crisis: the missed organ donor potential from the accident and emergency departments
    P Aubrey
    Regional Donor Transplant Coordinator for North Thames Region, London, UK
    Transplant Proc 40:1008-11. 2008
    ..In order to maximize the number of organs from the potential donor pool, the transplant community needs to focus more attention toward donation from the A&E departments...
  30. ncbi Organ exchange in Europe--barriers and perspectives for the future
    Gunter Kirste
    Medizinischer Vorstand, Deutsche Stiftung Organtransplantation, Neu Isenburg
    Ann Transplant 11:52-5. 2006
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  31. ncbi Aggressive organ donor management significantly increases the number of organs available for transplantation
    Ali Salim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Trauma 58:991-4. 2005
    ..With no foreseeable increase in the number of donors, it is necessary to maximize the utilization of organs from the existing donor pool...
  32. pmc What is presumed when we presume consent?
    Barbara K Pierscionek
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine, BT52 1SA, UK
    BMC Med Ethics 9:8. 2008
    ..In addition, arguments revolve around the rights of the competent autonomous adult but do not always consider the more serious implications for children or the disabled...
  33. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of organ donation: evaluating investment into donor action and other donor initiatives
    James F Whiting
    Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:569-73. 2004
    ..0 million per million population. The cost-effectiveness of Donor Action and other organ donor initiatives compare favorably to other health care interventions. Organ donation may be underfunded in North America...
  34. ncbi A phenomenographic study of ICU-nurses' perceptions of and attitudes to organ donation and care of potential donors
    Anne Flodén
    The Unit for Organ and Tissue Donation, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 25:306-13. 2009
    ..The analysis revealed the crucial perception "nothing must go wrong". The findings can be described in three parts: organ donation as a situation, organ donation as a phenomenon and different attitudes to organ donation...
  35. ncbi Disclosing donation decisions: the role of organ donor prototypes in an extended theory of planned behaviour
    Melissa K Hyde
    Faculty of Health, School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland 4059, Australia
    Health Educ Res 24:1080-92. 2009
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  36. doi The organs crisis and the Spanish model: theoretical versus pragmatic considerations
    Muireann Quigley
    J Med Ethics 34:223-4. 2008
  37. ncbi The reasons families donate organs for transplantation: implications for policy and practice
    Laura Siminoff
    Department of Bioethics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio 44106 4976, USA
    J Trauma 62:969-78. 2007
    ..Cases were identified through chart review at hospitals in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Family decision makers of donor-eligible patients (N = 420) were interviewed to understand decisions regarding organ donation...
  38. ncbi More than nation and knowledge: cultural micro-diversity and organ donation in Switzerland
    Peter J Schulz
    University of Lugano, Via G Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 64:294-302. 2006
    ..The present paper examines this assumption and assesses the number of potential organ donors as well as their knowledge and attitudes regarding organ donation...
  39. pmc Impact of presumed consent for organ donation on donation rates: a systematic review
    Amber Rithalia
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination CRD, University of York, York YO10 5DD
    BMJ 338:a3162. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of a system of presumed consent for organ donation on donation rates and to review data on attitudes towards presumed consent...
  40. ncbi Report of a National Conference on Donation after cardiac death
    J L Bernat
    Am J Transplant 6:281-91. 2006
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  41. ncbi Ethnicity and registration as a kidney donor: the significance of identity and belonging
    Myfanwy Morgan
    King s College London, Division of Health and Social Care Research, Capital House, Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:147-58. 2008
    ..The study underlines the need for a fresh approach to the understanding of organ donation based on greater knowledge of the construction and significance of ethnic identity and belonging...
  42. ncbi The circulatory-respiratory determination of death in organ donation
    James L Bernat
    Neurology Department, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:963-70. 2010
    ..We studied circulatory-respiratory death determination to clarify its concept, practice, and application to innovative circulatory determination of death protocols...
  43. ncbi Report of the Crystal City meeting to maximize the use of organs recovered from the cadaver donor
    Bruce R Rosengard
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:701-11. 2002
  44. pmc Severe brain injury to neurological determination of death: Canadian forum recommendations
    Sam D Shemie
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 174:S1-13. 2006
  45. ncbi Survey of first-year medical students to assess their knowledge and attitudes toward organ transplantation and donation
    D Mekahli
    Département de Pédiatrie and Centre de Référence des Maladies Rénales Rares, Hôpital Edouard Herriot and Université Lyon 1, Lyon, France
    Transplant Proc 41:634-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this survey was to evaluate the level of knowledge of medical students and their gaps about organ donation prior to any medical course...
  46. ncbi Scientific, legal, and ethical challenges of end-of-life organ procurement in emergency medicine
    Mohamed Y Rady
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
    Resuscitation 81:1069-78. 2010
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  47. ncbi Organ donation after cardiac death: donor and recipient outcomes after the first three years of the Ontario experience
    Roberto Hernadez-Alejandro
    Multi Organ Transplant Program, London Health Science Centre, London, ON, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 58:599-605. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore donor and recipient outcomes from organ donation after cardiac death (DCD) in Ontario and to examine the impact of DCD on deceased donation rates in Ontario since its implementation...
  48. ncbi A systematic review of autoresuscitation after cardiac arrest
    K Hornby
    Division of Critical Care, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Crit Care Med 38:1246-53. 2010
    ..The lack of scientific evidence concerning autoresuscitation influences the practice of organ donation after cardiac death. We conducted a systematic review to summarize the evidence on the timing of autoresuscitation...
  49. ncbi Donation after cardiac death in the US: history and use
    Peter 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
  50. ncbi Death and organ procurement: public beliefs and attitudes
    Laura A Siminoff
    Department of Bioethics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4976, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2325-34. 2004
    ..This study highlights the need for more public dialogue and education about brain death and organ donation...
  51. doi Consent for organ donation--balancing conflicting ethical obligations
    Robert D Truog
    Department of Anesthesia and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Division of Critical Care Medicine at Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1209-11. 2008
  52. ncbi Public preferences for the allocation of donor liver grafts for transplantation
    J Ratcliffe
    Health Economics Research Group, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    Health Econ 9:137-48. 2000
    ..Using social CA it was possible to establish the relative weight attached to each characteristic in determining individual's allocation decisions...
  53. pmc Modifiable factors influencing relatives' decision to offer organ donation: systematic review
    Arabella L Simpkin
    Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group, Kadoorie Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU
    BMJ 338:b991. 2009
    ..To identify modifiable factors that influence relatives' decision to allow organ donation...
  54. doi Donating hearts after cardiac death--reversing the irreversible
    Robert M Veatch
    Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:672-3. 2008
  55. ncbi Organ donations and unused potential donations in traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid haemorrhage and intracerebral haemorrhage
    Erwin J O Kompanje
    Department of Neurosurgery, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Intensive Care Med 32:217-22. 2006
    ..1 million inhabitants)...
  56. doi The boundaries of organ donation after circulatory death
    James L Bernat
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:669-71. 2008
  57. ncbi Understanding bereavement, grief, and mourning: implications for donation and transplant professionals
    Charles A Corr
    National Donor Family Council, St Pete Beach, Florida, USA
    Prog Transplant 20:169-77. 2010
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  58. ncbi Attitudes of the American public toward organ donation after uncontrolled (sudden) cardiac death
    M L Volk
    Department of Medicine, Center for Behavioral and Decision Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:675-80. 2010
    ..02), but did not increase belief that a signed donor card would interfere with medical care (28% vs. 32%, p = 0.37). These findings provide support for the careful expansion of uDCD, albeit with formal consent prior to organ preservation...
  59. ncbi Organ retrieval from brain-dead patients by a single organ procurement center in Iran
    K Najafizadeh
    Lung Transplantation Research Center, National Research Institute of TB and Lung disease, Shaheed Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, Iran
    Transplant Proc 41:2723-5. 2009
    ..In recent years, special focus has been directed toward brain-dead patients in Iran, but it seems that there is limited information regarding the characteristics of cadaveric organ donation in our country...
  60. pmc Fresh embryo donation for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research: the experiences and values of IVF couples asked to be embryo donors
    E Haimes
    Policy Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre, Newcastle University, Citywall, St James Boulevard, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4JH, England, UK
    Hum Reprod 24:2142-50. 2009
    ....
  61. doi Organ donation and dual advocacy
    Richard S Luskin
    N Engl J Med 358:1297-8. 2008
  62. ncbi Outcomes of simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation from brain-dead and controlled circulatory death donors
    M S Qureshi
    Cambridge Transplant Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, National Institute for Health Research and Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Surg 99:831-8. 2012
    ..Organ scarcity has prompted increased use of organs from donation after circulatory death (DCD) donors. An early single-centre experience of simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplantation from controlled DCD donors is described here...
  63. pmc Best interests and potential organ donors
    John Coggon
    Centre for Social Ethics and Policy and Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, School of Law, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 336:1346-7. 2008
  64. ncbi Organ donation and utilization in the United States, 2004
    Francis L Delmonico
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:862-73. 2005
    ..Non-traditional donor sources have experienced a large rate of increase; in 2003 the number of ECD kidney donors increased by 8% and the number of DCD donors increased by 43%, from 189 donors in year 2002 to 271 donors in 2003...
  65. ncbi Comparison of liver transplantation outcomes from adult split liver and circulatory death donors
    M Mallik
    Cambridge Transplant Centre, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Surg 99:839-47. 2012
    ..Such a comparison may rationalize the use of DCD livers, which varies widely between UK centres...
  66. ncbi UK Muslim graduates need more information about organ donation and transplant
    Muhammad Aslam
    Transpl Int 21:92-3. 2008
  67. ncbi A matter of respect: a defense of the dead donor rule and of a "whole-brain" criterion for determination of death
    George Khushf
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Med Philos 35:330-64. 2010
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  68. ncbi Liver transplantation: waiting list dynamics in the state of São Paulo, Brazil
    E Chaib
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 37:4329-30. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to demonstrate the performance of our state liver transplantation program and analyze when the number of liver transplantations will meet our waiting list demand...
  69. ncbi Electrocardiographic activity after terminal cardiac arrest in neurocatastrophes
    Eelco F M Wijdicks
    Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Units at Saint Mary s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurology 62:673-4. 2004
  70. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes toward organ donation: a community-based study comparing rural and urban populations
    Saad Abdullah Alghanim
    Health and Hospital Administration Program, College of Business Administration, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 21:23-30. 2010
    ..Accordingly, health facilities, local mass media and educational institutions should provide intensive educational programs to encourage the public donate organs...
  71. ncbi Death revisited: rethinking death and the dead donor rule
    Ana Smith Iltis
    Saint Louis University, 221 North Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63103, USA
    J Med Philos 35:223-41. 2010
    ..We explore the ongoing debate over definitions of death, particularly over brain death or death determined using neurological criteria, and the relationship between definitions of death and organ transplantation...
  72. ncbi Guidelines for maintenance of adult patients with brain death and potential for multiple organ donations: the Task Force of the Brazilian Association of Intensive Medicine the Brazilian Association of Organs Transplantation, and the Transplantation Center
    G A Westphal
    Brazilian Association of Intensive Medicine, the Brazilian Association of Organ Transplants ABTO, and the Transplantation Center of Santa Catarina SC Tx, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Transplant Proc 44:2260-7. 2012
    ..In this scenario, the intensivist occupies a prominent position as one of the professionals that first has a chance to identify brain death and to be responsible for the maintenance of the potential deceased donor...
  73. ncbi The Washington, D.C. experience with uncontrolled donation after circulatory determination of death: promises and pitfalls
    Jimmy A Light
    Transplantation, Washington Hospital Center, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 36:735-40, 610. 2008
    ..Challenges, I benefits, and lessons learned are considered in depth. A I primary focus is the importance of community education, Organ Procurement Organization support, and the need for immediate in-situ preservation of organs...
  74. pmc Organ donor management in Canada: recommendations of the forum on Medical Management to Optimize Donor Organ Potential
    Sam D Shemie
    Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 174:S13-32. 2006
  75. ncbi Improving the request process to increase family consent for organ donation
    S L Gortmaker
    Dept of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Transpl Coord 8:210-7. 1998
    ..Hospitals and organ procurement organizations should incorporate these elements into their standard of practice when requesting organ donation...
  76. ncbi What is the limiting factor for organ procurement in Belgium: donation or detection ? What can be done to improve organ procurement rates?
    E van Gelder
    Department of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Transplant Coordination, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 108:27-30. 2008
    ..This new multi-level approach gives a thorough and complete analysis of problems and allows to propose potential solutions to try to overcome the chronic organ shortage...
  77. ncbi The effect of education on the attitude of medical students towards organ donation
    Sonia Radunz
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Transplant 17:140-4. 2012
    ..An appropriate education and a positive attitude of medical students and future physicians towards organ donation may have a positive impact on the attitudes of the general public...
  78. ncbi Donor registries throughout Europe and their influence on organ donation
    H Gabel
    National Board Health and Welfare HS FSE, Stockholm S 106 30, Sweden
    Transplant Proc 35:997-8. 2003
  79. ncbi Attitude toward xenotransplantation of patients prior and after human organ transplantation
    V Stadlbauer
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Transplant 25:495-503. 2011
    ..In conclusion, xenotransplantation seems to be well accepted in patients who are potential future candidates for organ transplantation. Informing patients about the current status of research tended to decrease acceptance rates slightly...
  80. ncbi Organ donation: a communitarian approach
    Amitai Etzioni
    George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 13:1-18. 2003
    ..A change in law so that a person's wishes in the matter are recognized as final and binding are also desired. This position paper deals only with cadaver organs and not living donors...
  81. ncbi Consent to organ donation part 1: the current arrangements
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 14:544-7. 2009
    ..In the first of a short series of articles the current arrangements for consenting to the donation of organs are considered...
  82. ncbi Attitudes toward organ donation and donor behavior: a review of the international literature
    Claire E Wakefield
    Department of Medical Oncology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
    Prog Transplant 20:380-91. 2010
    ..To conduct a systematic review of published research that assessed the predictors of attitudes toward deceased organ donation, willingness to donate, and donor behavior...
  83. ncbi Current status of transplantation and organ donation in the Balkans--could it be improved through the South-eastern Europe Health Network (SEEHN) initiative?
    Goce Spasovski
    University Department of Nephrology, Skopje, R Macedonia
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1319-23. 2012
    ....
  84. ncbi Organ and tissue donation-related attitudes, education and practices of emergency department clinicians in Australia
    George A Jelinek
    Emergency Practice Innovation Centre, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 24:244-50. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine the attitudes and OTD-related educational background and practices of Australian ED clinicians...
  85. ncbi Evaluation of the law of presumed consent after brain death by Spanish journalism students
    L Martinez-Alarcon
    Servicio de Cirugia, Unidad de Trasplantes, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la ArrixacaM, Facultad de Veterinaria, Producción Animal, Murcia, Spain
    Transplant Proc 42:3109-12. 2010
    ..Information provided by journalists is crucial to create a climate of social opinion. This is important in organ donation and transplantation (ODT), wherein the participation of the general public is essential to obtain organs...
  86. ncbi Nurse-focused ethical solutions to problems in organ transplantation
    Hakan Ertin
    Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Istanbul University, Turkey
    Nurs Ethics 17:705-14. 2010
    ..The principal aim of this article is to demonstrate the contribution of nurses to solving the current organ procurement problem in Turkey and offer some reflections on what can be done to improve the efficiency of the system...
  87. ncbi The Transplantation Society's policy on interactions with China
    Annika Tibell
    CLINTEC, Division of Transplantation, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Transplantation 84:292-4. 2007
    ..This article presents The Transplantation Society's policy on interactions with China and also summarizes some recent positive developments...
  88. ncbi Attitudes, knowledge, and proficiency in relation to organ donation: a questionnaire-based analysis in donor hospitals in northern Denmark
    L Bøgh
    Unit for Clinical Quality, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby Sygehus, Brendstrupgaardsvej 100, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Transplant Proc 37:3256-7. 2005
    ..The survey also discloses a substantial need for information regarding the results of transplantation...
  89. ncbi Do we need to maximize the knowledge and attitude level of physicians and nurses toward organ donation and transplant?
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
    Exp Clin Transplant 6:249-53. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the knowledge level, attitudes, and personal views of physicians and nurses toward organ donation and transplant...
  90. ncbi Increasing organ donation and transplantation: the U.S. experience over the past decade
    James J Wynn
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Transpl Int 24:324-32. 2011
    ..Despite these initiatives, the disparity between organ demand and supply has continued to grow, primarily as a result of marked increase in the number of candidates awaiting kidney transplantation...
  91. ncbi Attitudes and behaviours of students from the faculty of theology regarding organ donation: a study from Turkey
    M Nacar
    Departments of Medical Education, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 41:4057-61. 2009
    ..2% stating that they had been questioned about organ donation by society. With this study, we concluded that the student's knowledge regarding organ donation was not sufficient...
  92. ncbi Knowledge and attitudes of health care professionals toward organ donation and transplantation
    Osama Alsaied
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 23:1304-10. 2012
    ..The findings, although they give cause for hope, suggest that there is much work yet to be done before organ donation and transplantation can become fully accepted by the medical community in Qatar...
  93. ncbi Organ donation: a cross-sectional survey of the knowledge and personal views of Turkish health care professionals
    H S Akgun
    Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Transplant Proc 35:1273-5. 2003
    ..Improvements must be made to develop a nationwide Donor Hospital Education Program that will provide training concerning transplantation and organ donation...
  94. ncbi Preliminary marked increase in the national organ donation rate in Israel following implementation of a new organ transplantation law
    J Lavee
    Israel National Transplant Center, Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Am J Transplant 13:780-5. 2013
    ..The new laws have significantly increased both deceased and living organ donation while sharply decreasing transplant tourism...
  95. ncbi Are terminally ill patients dying in the ICU suitable for non-heart beating organ donation?
    Jean Pierre Revelly
    Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 32:708-12. 2006
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of implementing a program of controlled non-heart beating organ donation, in patients undergoing the withdrawal of intensive care treatment...
  96. ncbi The willingness toward deceased organ donation among university students. Implications for health education in Saudi Arabia
    Saad A Al-Ghanim
    Department of Health and Hospital Administration Program, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 30:1340-5. 2009
    ..To shed light on the willingness to donate deceased organs and tissues among university students in Saudi Arabia...
  97. ncbi A survey of the public attitudes towards organ donation in a Turkish community and of the changes that have taken place in the last 12 years
    Halil Bilgel
    Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, 16059 Bursa, Turkey
    Transpl Int 17:126-30. 2004
    ..Refusal to donate for religious reasons had diminished (16.1% versus 26.2%); uncertainty whether to donate had risen (24.7% versus 15.8%). Attitudes towards organ donation were clearly related to educational level, age and sex...
  98. ncbi Entertainment-education and recruitment of cornea donors: the role of emotion and issue involvement
    Hyuhn Suhck Bae
    Department of Media and Communication, Yeungnam University, 214 1 Dae Dong, Gyungsan si, Gyungbuk 712 749, South Korea
    J Health Commun 13:20-36. 2008
    ....
  99. ncbi Community attitudes to deceased organ donation: a focus group study
    Michelle J Irving
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Transplantation 93:1064-9. 2012
    ..Despite broad community support for organ donation, there is a chronic shortage of donor organs for transplantation. This study elicited community attitudes on deceased organ donation and the current Australian organ donation system...
  100. ncbi The death penalty and organ transplantation in China: the role of academic heart surgeons
    Sven Beholz
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:873-5. 2007
  101. pmc Donation after cardiac death: a 29-year experience
    Janet M Bellingham
    Division of Organ Transplantation, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
    Surgery 150:692-702. 2011
    ..To report the long-term outcomes of 1218 organs transplanted from donation after cardiac death (DCD) donors from January 1980 through December 2008...

Research Grants62

  1. Acquisition of laser capture microdissection microscope
    Marc H Symons; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A financial plan is in place to recover maintenance costs. Utilization of the LCM system by NIH-funded investigators will be prioritized and efforts will be made to introduce LCM technology and its application to new investigators. ..
  2. Culturally Adapted Strategies to Enhance Kidney Donation in Native Communities
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  3. Extracorporeal Support for Emergent (Uncontrolled) Donation Following Cardiac Dea
    Shawn J Pelletier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  4. A Targeted Approach to Increasing American Indian Tissue and Organ Donation
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..More importantly, we need to use this information to increase actual donation rates in this neglected minority. ..
  5. Reducing geographic disparity in transplant access: Clinical and economic impact
    Krista L Lentine; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. Studying the Progression and Regression of Beta Cell Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabet
    Shuibing Chen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We propose to use two models containing human islet cells to study the progression and regression of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Using the proposed study, we will learn how to prevent or treat Type 2 diabetes mellitus. ..
  7. Modeling Neural Injury Effects of Methamphetamine Metabolism by CYP2D6 in HIV
    Mariana Cherner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results could lead to the development of pharmacologic interventions to reduce brain injury as well as inform treatment choices for meth users with HIV. ..
  8. Functional Evaluation of Somah Technology for Heart Transplant
    HEMANT SADASHIV THATTE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Additionally, this technology developed at the VA will help facilitate heart transplant the world over. ..
  9. Unique Clinical Study on DGF Using Paired Kidneys
    Weizhong Cai; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..A small molecule that improves post-transplantation function and outcome in higher risk donor kidneys can potentially increase the donor pool thereby reducing significantly the number of deaths in patients awaiting kidney transplant. ..
  10. Validating novel drug targets in Trypanosoma cruzi polyamine biosynthesis
    Michael C Gretes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cruzi infection, new fundamental insights into polyamine metabolism arising from this study may be applicable to the biology and treatment of other protozoan parasite infections and non-infectious diseases such as cancer. ..
  11. Virtual tool to address facial appearance transfer in face transplantation
    Bohdan Pomahac; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Addressing this ethical issue is critical for the future of face transplantation]. ..
  12. Clinical Center: Medical /Quality of Life Outcomes /Live Kidney or Lung Donation
    Mark L Barr; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed studies are powered at 85-93% to identify characteristics associated with prohibitive risks of adverse donor outcomes and to delineate the long-term psychosocial effects of live organ donation. ..
  13. Epidemiologic Study of Neural Reserve and Neurobiology of Aging
    David Alan Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  14. A Solution to the Kidney Shortage: Exsanguineous Metabolic Support, From Breadbo
    Lauren Brasile; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We believe the commercialization of EMS will provide a solution to the world-wide kidney shortage. ..
  15. Persistent chikungunya virus infection and disease
    Thomas E Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  16. Community Based Research to Improve Organ Donor Registration among Black Men
    Stephen P Wall; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Through this work, we hope to reduce organ transplantation disparities through increased registration among black men who comprise a group having a disproportionally greater need for kidney transplants. ..
  17. Increasing Communication about Live Donor Kidney Transplant: A Proof of Concept
    HEATHER MARIE MARSHALL TRAINO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The VCU Medical Center, including the Hume-Lee Transplant Center, is one of the nation's largest academic medical centers. ..
  18. Blood Donor Drives &High School Students to Educate People About Organ Donation
    Gerry R Boss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If this program is successful, it could easily be disseminated widely throughout the United States, and we demonstrate that it could increase markedly the number of organs donated by African-Americans and Hispanics. ..
  19. Using the Default Effect to Promote Healthy Behavior
    Gretchen B Chapman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Simple and subtle changes in the way that health options are presented can have important influences on the health behaviors that individuals choose and hence on public health outcomes. ..
  20. Spanish and English Multimedia Interventon to Increase Organ and Tissue Donation
    Stephen P Wall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This would increase organ procurement rates potentially saving lives of the increasing number of patients awaiting organ transplantation. ..
  21. Novel Kidney Injury Tools in Deceased Organ Donation to Predict Graft Outcome
    Chirag R Parikh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Further, these new tools could provide a platform for clinical trials of therapies for allografts and kidney transplant recipients aimed at ameliorating allograft injury. ..
  22. Increasing Organ and Tissue Donation in Hispanic Americans
    Ali Salim; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..From these sources we will be able to measure the programs'effectiveness in awareness, registration and organ donation rates in the Hispanic American community in Los Angeles. ..
  23. Multimedia intervention to motivate ethnic teens to be designated donors
    CHERYL LYNN ALBRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..If IMI methods can increase the number of minority teens who become a DD on their driver's license by 10% this would translate to 500,000 more teenage designated donors in the U.S. ..
  24. Project ACTS II: Increasing Donor Registration among African Americans
    KIMBERLY RUTH JACOB ARRIOLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..H2: ZIP codes in which Project ACTS II sessions are being conducted will demonstrate a significant increase in donor registrations as compared to control ZIP codes in which Project ACTS II sessions are not being conducted. ..
  25. The Clinical Profile of Parkinson's Disease (PD) Pathology
    Aron S Buchman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal offers the potential to greatly expand our knowledge of the clinical phase of PD and to identify people with PD for early intervention prior to overt clinial disease. ..
  26. A Randomized Trial of the ERRA Intervention to Increase Consent to Organ Donation
    Laura A Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This study proposes an intervention to help increase the rates of organ donation and alleviate the organ shortage. ..
  27. Increasing African American Organ Donation: Donor Registration &Family Consent
    Derek A DuBay; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  28. CARDIAC & VASCULAR TOXICITY OF COCAINE
    James Morgan; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..We anticipate that the results of these studies will not only clarify the pathophysiologic basis of cocaine's cardiovascular toxicity but will provide a rational basis for preventative measures and therapeutic interventions...
  29. Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
    Neil W Kowall; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aim 4 is to breed and disseminate transgenic mouse models of AD and related disorders and to provide specialized technical services to support cutting edge translational AD-related research. ..
  30. California NeuroAIDS Tissue Network (CNTN)
    Igor Grant; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Part A: ..
  31. Dissemination of Evidence-Based Health Disparity Interventions
    Ashwini Sehgal; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Cell Shape Control of Migration on Biomaterials
    Chia Chi Ho; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This methodology can also be directly extended to form three-dimensional scaffolds either by cutting and twisting sheets of biomaterials or stacking multiple layers of these micropatterned sheets. ..
  33. Impact of Structure on Living Organ Donation
    Rebecca Winsett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Aim I will identify transplant center barriers and facilitators of living donation. Ann 2 will identify individual barriers and facilitators of living donation, and Aim 3 will seek to design a model living donor transplant program...
  34. VASOACTIVE DRUGS AND NEONATAL CEREBROVASCULAR REACTIVITY
    DANILYN ANGELES; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Islet Transplantation with Chimeric Donor Pigs
    William Beschorner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These will permit earlier detection of rejection or graft failure, and establish the safety of xenotransplantation with regards to risk of zoonotie or opportunistic infections. ..
  36. INTERVENTION TO INCREASE CONSENT ORGAN DONATION
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. ENHANCING DONOR REGISTRY TO INCREASE DONATION
    Daniel Frey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  38. ORGAN PROCUREMENT: DILEMMAS OF REQUIRED REQUEST
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..These findings can help suggest the most effective ways to enhance procurement, thus increasing the number of individuals who can benefit from transplantation...
  39. REQUIRED REQUEST: DETERMINANTS OF FAMILY CONSENT
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  40. Human Spinal Cord Glial Cytokines and Chronic Pain
    Cheri Lubahn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  41. Vascular Assembly on Micropatterned Biomaterials
    Chia Chi Ho; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2. Structure multiple cell types using a novel "Cell Photolithography" method and ascertain the effects of microscale endothelium-hepatocyte interactions on the endothelial phenotype. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. COMMUNITY-BASED PLAN TO INCREASE MINORITY ORGAN DONATION
    Margaret Allen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This program is a model for community leadership in the development and delivery of health care information which could be applied to other health care issues. ..
  43. Institutional Factors Affecting Organ Donation Rates
    Pamela Spain; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..S. organ donors could target hospitals that are most capable of responding to them. ..
  44. REGULATION OF CYTOCHROME P4503A ACTIVITY IN THE ELDERLY
    Lisa von Moltke; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  45. RETENTION OF BONE MARROW DONORS IN A NATIONAL REGISTRY
    Galen Switzer; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  46. The Manahattan HIV Brain Bank
    Susan Morgello; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  47. Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Richard Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Furthermore, these analyses will serve to support future developments of prospective clinical trials. ..
  48. Quality of Life Therapy for Adults with ESRD Awaiting Renal Transplantation
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These benefits have the potential to extend the QOL outcomes otherwise derived from transplantation alone. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. EVALUATION OF A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF ORGAN DONATION
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. FAMILY CONFLICT AND DECISION MAKING FOR ADVANCED CANCER
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Cut-off scores will be provided for classifying concordant and discordant families. In addition, rich and detailed descriptive information about the family treatment decision-making process will be provided. ..
  51. THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH CONSENT--EMPIRICAL/ETHICAL ANALYSIS
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  52. PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS DEATH AND ORGAN PROCUREMENT
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, a community dialogue will be implemented to interpret and disseminate the findings and provide recommendations to policy makers. ..
  53. Handheld Computer Diaries to Enhance Alcohol Assessment
    Kimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  54. Organ Donation in the Black Community: A Focus on Family
    Kimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Mediation will be tested through structural equation modeling. ..
  55. Understanding Consent to Tissue Donation
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will be the first to comprehensively examine consent to tissue donation. ..
  56. Appraisal Delay and Disparities in Timely Cancer Diagnosis
    Laura A Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  57. ICAM1 gene inactivation protects against ischemic injury
    Robert Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This work has important implications for the selective inactivation of gene function in allografts through ex vivo gene transfer. ..
  58. NEWBORN GENETIC SCREENING:FOR WHOSE BENEFIT?
    Lainie Ross; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..OUTCOMES: The major outcomes will be a series of peer-reviewed articles and a full-length book entitled Newborn Genetic Screening: In whose Interest? For whose Benefit? ..
  59. SURGICAL STUDIES OF CMV REACTIVATION IN TRANSPLANTATION
    Michael Abecassis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  60. A Home Exercise Program (DVD) for Women with Infants and Young Children
    Cheryl Albright; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Regulation of GnRH Neuronal Development by FGF Signaling
    John Gill; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Critical stages of GnRH neuron development will be evaluated in mice to discern the functional contribution of FGF signaling in this important neuroendocrine system. ..
  62. Physical Activity in Women with Infants
    CHERYL LYNN ALBRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will serve as a model for the design and implementation of PA interventions for at-risk ethnic minority postpartum women. ..