A flexible procedure for multiple cadaveric organ procurement

T. E. Starzl, T. R. Hakala, B. W. Shaw, R. L. Hardesty, T. J. Rosenthal, B. P. Griffith, S. Iwatsuki, H. T. Bahnson

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Abstract

Techniques have been developed which permit removal of the kidneys, liver, heart and other organs from the same donor without jeopardy to any of the individual grafts. The guiding principle is avoidance with all organs of warm ischemia. This is achieved by carefully timed and controlled infusion of cold solutions into anatomic regions, the limits of which are defined by preliminary dissection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-230
Number of pages8
JournalSurgery Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume158
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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    Starzl, T. E., Hakala, T. R., Shaw, B. W., Hardesty, R. L., Rosenthal, T. J., Griffith, B. P., Iwatsuki, S., & Bahnson, H. T. (1984). A flexible procedure for multiple cadaveric organ procurement. Surgery Gynecology and Obstetrics, 158(3), 223-230.