Genomes and Genes
tissue and organ procurement
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.
Publications322 found, 100 shown here
- Donor characteristics associated with reduced graft survival: an approach to expanding the pool of kidney donorsFriedrich 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...
- Death and organ donation: meeting the needs of multiethnic and multifaith populationsG 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...
- Importance of education in organ donationTonguc 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...
- A quantitative survey of Western Muslim attitudes to solid organ donationAdnan 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...
- A decade of continuous improvement in cadaveric organ donation: the Spanish modelRafael 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...
- 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...
- Informing the debate: rates of kidney transplantation in nations with presumed consentLucy 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...
- Attitudes toward transplantation in U.K. Muslim Indo-Asians in west LondonFawzi 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...
- Organ donation decision: comparison of donor and nondonor familiesJ R Rodrigue
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Am J Transplant 6:190-8. 2006....
- Current situation of donation after circulatory death in European countriesBeatriz 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...
- Factors influencing families' consent for donation of solid organs for transplantationL 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...
- 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..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...
- Second brain death examination may negatively affect organ donationD 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...
- The physician's role in discussing organ donation with familiesMichael A Williams
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University Bioethics Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
Crit Care Med 31:1568-73. 2003....
- "Because you're worth it?" The taking and selling of transplantable organsG 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...
- Knowledge, attitudes and practices survey on organ donation among a selected adult population of PakistanTaimur 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...
- Donation after circulatory death: burying the dead donor ruleDavid Rodríguez-Arias
Universidad del Pais Vasco EHU
Am J Bioeth 11:36-43. 2011....
- Decision making by relatives about brain death organ donation: an integrative reviewJack 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...
- 'Opting-in or opting-out?'--the views of the UK's faith leaders in relation to organ donationGurch Randhawa
University of Bedfordshire, Putteridge Bury campus, Luton, United Kingdom
Health Policy 96:36-44. 2010....
- One-time general consent for research on biological samplesDavid Wendler
Department of Clinical Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
BMJ 332:544-7. 2006
- [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...
- Attitude of health care professionals to organ donation: two surveys among the staff of a German university hospitalS 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...
- Teaching organ and tissue donation in medical and nursing education: a needs assessmentAshley 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...
- Organ yield from deceased donors: initial experience of an organ procurement unit in IranSeyed 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...
- Extended donor criteria for lung transplantation--a clinical realityClemens 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...
- Evaluation of organ donor card holders among public officials of a major German cityM 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...
- Single brain death examination is equivalent to dual brain death examinationsPanayiotis 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...
- UK guidance for non-heart-beating donationS 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...
- The organ donor crisis: the missed organ donor potential from the accident and emergency departmentsP 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...
- Organ exchange in Europe--barriers and perspectives for the futureGunter Kirste
Medizinischer Vorstand, Deutsche Stiftung Organtransplantation, Neu Isenburg
Ann Transplant 11:52-5. 2006....
- Aggressive organ donor management significantly increases the number of organs available for transplantationAli 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...
- 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...
- Cost-effectiveness of organ donation: evaluating investment into donor action and other donor initiativesJames 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...
- A phenomenographic study of ICU-nurses' perceptions of and attitudes to organ donation and care of potential donorsAnne 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...
- Disclosing donation decisions: the role of organ donor prototypes in an extended theory of planned behaviourMelissa 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....
- The organs crisis and the Spanish model: theoretical versus pragmatic considerationsMuireann Quigley
J Med Ethics 34:223-4. 2008
- The reasons families donate organs for transplantation: implications for policy and practiceLaura 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...
- More than nation and knowledge: cultural micro-diversity and organ donation in SwitzerlandPeter 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...
- Impact of presumed consent for organ donation on donation rates: a systematic reviewAmber 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...
- Report of a National Conference on Donation after cardiac deathJ L Bernat
Am J Transplant 6:281-91. 2006....
- Ethnicity and registration as a kidney donor: the significance of identity and belongingMyfanwy 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...
- The circulatory-respiratory determination of death in organ donationJames 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...
- Report of the Crystal City meeting to maximize the use of organs recovered from the cadaver donorBruce R Rosengard
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
Am J Transplant 2:701-11. 2002
- Severe brain injury to neurological determination of death: Canadian forum recommendationsSam D Shemie
Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Que
CMAJ 174:S1-13. 2006
- Survey of first-year medical students to assess their knowledge and attitudes toward organ transplantation and donationD 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...
- Scientific, legal, and ethical challenges of end-of-life organ procurement in emergency medicineMohamed Y Rady
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Resuscitation 81:1069-78. 2010....
- Organ donation after cardiac death: donor and recipient outcomes after the first three years of the Ontario experienceRoberto 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...
- A systematic review of autoresuscitation after cardiac arrestK 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...
- 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
- Death and organ procurement: public beliefs and attitudesLaura 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...
- Consent for organ donation--balancing conflicting ethical obligationsRobert 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
- Public preferences for the allocation of donor liver grafts for transplantationJ 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...
- Modifiable factors influencing relatives' decision to offer organ donation: systematic reviewArabella 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...
- 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
- Organ donations and unused potential donations in traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid haemorrhage and intracerebral haemorrhageErwin 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)...
- The boundaries of organ donation after circulatory deathJames L Bernat
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
N Engl J Med 359:669-71. 2008
- Understanding bereavement, grief, and mourning: implications for donation and transplant professionalsCharles A Corr
National Donor Family Council, St Pete Beach, Florida, USA
Prog Transplant 20:169-77. 2010....
- Attitudes of the American public toward organ donation after uncontrolled (sudden) cardiac deathM 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...
- Organ retrieval from brain-dead patients by a single organ procurement center in IranK 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...
- Fresh embryo donation for human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research: the experiences and values of IVF couples asked to be embryo donorsE 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....
- Organ donation and dual advocacyRichard S Luskin
N Engl J Med 358:1297-8. 2008
- Outcomes of simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation from brain-dead and controlled circulatory death donorsM 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...
- Best interests and potential organ donorsJohn 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
- Organ donation and utilization in the United States, 2004Francis 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...
- Comparison of liver transplantation outcomes from adult split liver and circulatory death donorsM 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...
- UK Muslim graduates need more information about organ donation and transplantMuhammad Aslam
Transpl Int 21:92-3. 2008
- A matter of respect: a defense of the dead donor rule and of a "whole-brain" criterion for determination of deathGeorge Khushf
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
J Med Philos 35:330-64. 2010....
- Liver transplantation: waiting list dynamics in the state of São Paulo, BrazilE 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...
- Electrocardiographic activity after terminal cardiac arrest in neurocatastrophesEelco F M Wijdicks
Neurological Neurosurgical Intensive Care Units at Saint Mary s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Neurology 62:673-4. 2004
- Knowledge and attitudes toward organ donation: a community-based study comparing rural and urban populationsSaad 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...
- Death revisited: rethinking death and the dead donor ruleAna 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...
- 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 CenterG 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...
- The Washington, D.C. experience with uncontrolled donation after circulatory determination of death: promises and pitfallsJimmy 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...
- Organ donor management in Canada: recommendations of the forum on Medical Management to Optimize Donor Organ PotentialSam D Shemie
Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Que
CMAJ 174:S13-32. 2006
- Improving the request process to increase family consent for organ donationS 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...
- 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...
- The effect of education on the attitude of medical students towards organ donationSonia 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...
- Donor registries throughout Europe and their influence on organ donationH Gabel
National Board Health and Welfare HS FSE, Stockholm S 106 30, Sweden
Transplant Proc 35:997-8. 2003
- Attitude toward xenotransplantation of patients prior and after human organ transplantationV 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...
- Organ donation: a communitarian approachAmitai 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...
- Consent to organ donation part 1: the current arrangementsRichard 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...
- Attitudes toward organ donation and donor behavior: a review of the international literatureClaire 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...
- 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....
- Organ and tissue donation-related attitudes, education and practices of emergency department clinicians in AustraliaGeorge 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...
- Evaluation of the law of presumed consent after brain death by Spanish journalism studentsL 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...
- Nurse-focused ethical solutions to problems in organ transplantationHakan 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...
- The Transplantation Society's policy on interactions with ChinaAnnika 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...
- Attitudes, knowledge, and proficiency in relation to organ donation: a questionnaire-based analysis in donor hospitals in northern DenmarkL 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...
- 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...
- Increasing organ donation and transplantation: the U.S. experience over the past decadeJames 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...
- Attitudes and behaviours of students from the faculty of theology regarding organ donation: a study from TurkeyM 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...
- Knowledge and attitudes of health care professionals toward organ donation and transplantationOsama 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...
- Organ donation: a cross-sectional survey of the knowledge and personal views of Turkish health care professionalsH 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...
- Preliminary marked increase in the national organ donation rate in Israel following implementation of a new organ transplantation lawJ 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...
- 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...
- The willingness toward deceased organ donation among university students. Implications for health education in Saudi ArabiaSaad 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...
- 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 yearsHalil 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...
- Entertainment-education and recruitment of cornea donors: the role of emotion and issue involvementHyuhn 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....
- Community attitudes to deceased organ donation: a focus group studyMichelle 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...
- The death penalty and organ transplantation in China: the role of academic heart surgeonsSven Beholz
J Heart Lung Transplant 26:873-5. 2007
- Donation after cardiac death: a 29-year experienceJanet 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...
- Acquisition of laser capture microdissection microscopeMarc 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. ..
- Culturally Adapted Strategies to Enhance Kidney Donation in Native CommunitiesDedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Extracorporeal Support for Emergent (Uncontrolled) Donation Following Cardiac DeaShawn J Pelletier; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- A Targeted Approach to Increasing American Indian Tissue and Organ DonationDedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2011..More importantly, we need to use this information to increase actual donation rates in this neglected minority. ..
- Reducing geographic disparity in transplant access: Clinical and economic impactKrista L Lentine; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Studying the Progression and Regression of Beta Cell Dysfunction in Type 2 DiabetShuibing 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. ..
- Modeling Neural Injury Effects of Methamphetamine Metabolism by CYP2D6 in HIVMariana 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. ..
- Functional Evaluation of Somah Technology for Heart TransplantHEMANT SADASHIV THATTE; Fiscal Year: 2013..Additionally, this technology developed at the VA will help facilitate heart transplant the world over. ..
- Unique Clinical Study on DGF Using Paired KidneysWeizhong 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. ..
- Validating novel drug targets in Trypanosoma cruzi polyamine biosynthesisMichael 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. ..
- Virtual tool to address facial appearance transfer in face transplantationBohdan Pomahac; Fiscal Year: 2012..Addressing this ethical issue is critical for the future of face transplantation]. ..
- Clinical Center: Medical /Quality of Life Outcomes /Live Kidney or Lung DonationMark 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. ..
- Epidemiologic Study of Neural Reserve and Neurobiology of AgingDavid Alan Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- A Solution to the Kidney Shortage: Exsanguineous Metabolic Support, From BreadboLauren Brasile; Fiscal Year: 2010..We believe the commercialization of EMS will provide a solution to the world-wide kidney shortage. ..
- Persistent chikungunya virus infection and diseaseThomas E Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- Community Based Research to Improve Organ Donor Registration among Black MenStephen 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. ..
- Increasing Communication about Live Donor Kidney Transplant: A Proof of ConceptHEATHER 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. ..
- Blood Donor Drives &High School Students to Educate People About Organ DonationGerry 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. ..
- Using the Default Effect to Promote Healthy BehaviorGretchen 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. ..
- Spanish and English Multimedia Interventon to Increase Organ and Tissue DonationStephen P Wall; Fiscal Year: 2010..This would increase organ procurement rates potentially saving lives of the increasing number of patients awaiting organ transplantation. ..
- Novel Kidney Injury Tools in Deceased Organ Donation to Predict Graft OutcomeChirag 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. ..
- Increasing Organ and Tissue Donation in Hispanic AmericansAli 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. ..
- Multimedia intervention to motivate ethnic teens to be designated donorsCHERYL 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. ..
- Project ACTS II: Increasing Donor Registration among African AmericansKIMBERLY 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. ..
- The Clinical Profile of Parkinson's Disease (PD) PathologyAron 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. ..
- A Randomized Trial of the ERRA Intervention to Increase Consent to Organ DonationLaura A Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2012..This study proposes an intervention to help increase the rates of organ donation and alleviate the organ shortage. ..
- Increasing African American Organ Donation: Donor Registration &Family ConsentDerek A DuBay; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- CARDIAC & VASCULAR TOXICITY OF COCAINEJames 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...
- Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Core CenterNeil 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. ..
- California NeuroAIDS Tissue Network (CNTN)Igor Grant; Fiscal Year: 2012..Part A: ..
- Dissemination of Evidence-Based Health Disparity InterventionsAshwini Sehgal; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Cell Shape Control of Migration on BiomaterialsChia 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. ..
- Impact of Structure on Living Organ DonationRebecca 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...
- VASOACTIVE DRUGS AND NEONATAL CEREBROVASCULAR REACTIVITYDANILYN ANGELES; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Islet Transplantation with Chimeric Donor PigsWilliam 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. ..
- INTERVENTION TO INCREASE CONSENT ORGAN DONATIONLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 1999..abstract_text> ..
- ENHANCING DONOR REGISTRY TO INCREASE DONATIONDaniel Frey; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- ORGAN PROCUREMENT: DILEMMAS OF REQUIRED REQUESTLaura 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...
- REQUIRED REQUEST: DETERMINANTS OF FAMILY CONSENTLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 1999....
- Human Spinal Cord Glial Cytokines and Chronic PainCheri Lubahn; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Vascular Assembly on Micropatterned BiomaterialsChia 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]..
- COMMUNITY-BASED PLAN TO INCREASE MINORITY ORGAN DONATIONMargaret 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. ..
- Institutional Factors Affecting Organ Donation RatesPamela Spain; Fiscal Year: 2004..S. organ donors could target hospitals that are most capable of responding to them. ..
- REGULATION OF CYTOCHROME P4503A ACTIVITY IN THE ELDERLYLisa von Moltke; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- RETENTION OF BONE MARROW DONORS IN A NATIONAL REGISTRYGalen Switzer; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- The Manahattan HIV Brain BankSusan Morgello; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular CarcinomaRichard Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2005..Furthermore, these analyses will serve to support future developments of prospective clinical trials. ..
- Quality of Life Therapy for Adults with ESRD Awaiting Renal TransplantationJames Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2007..These benefits have the potential to extend the QOL outcomes otherwise derived from transplantation alone. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EVALUATION OF A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF ORGAN DONATIONJames Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- FAMILY CONFLICT AND DECISION MAKING FOR ADVANCED CANCERLaura 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. ..
- THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH CONSENT--EMPIRICAL/ETHICAL ANALYSISLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS DEATH AND ORGAN PROCUREMENTLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001..Finally, a community dialogue will be implemented to interpret and disseminate the findings and provide recommendations to policy makers. ..
- Handheld Computer Diaries to Enhance Alcohol AssessmentKimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Organ Donation in the Black Community: A Focus on FamilyKimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2006..Mediation will be tested through structural equation modeling. ..
- Understanding Consent to Tissue DonationLaura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study will be the first to comprehensively examine consent to tissue donation. ..
- Appraisal Delay and Disparities in Timely Cancer DiagnosisLaura A Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- ICAM1 gene inactivation protects against ischemic injuryRobert Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2006..This work has important implications for the selective inactivation of gene function in allografts through ex vivo gene transfer. ..
- 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? ..
- SURGICAL STUDIES OF CMV REACTIVATION IN TRANSPLANTATIONMichael Abecassis; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- A Home Exercise Program (DVD) for Women with Infants and Young ChildrenCheryl Albright; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Regulation of GnRH Neuronal Development by FGF SignalingJohn 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. ..
- Physical Activity in Women with InfantsCHERYL 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. ..