Care of the organ donor

Younghoon Kwon, Marie R. Baldisseri

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Since 1952 when the first kidney transplant was accomplished, nearly 400,000 transplantations have been performed with donors being from both deceased and living donors. However, almost 100,000 patients with end-stage organ failure remain on the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) waiting list for organ transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Intensive Care Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer US
Pages591-597
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780387778921
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

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