Thoracoabdominal Normothermic Perfusion in Donation After Circulatory Death

Marian Urban, Anthony W. Castleberry, Kim F. Duncan, Nicholas W. Markin, M. Megan Chacon, Aleem Siddique, Shaheed Merani, Ryan Robertson, Lance Fristoe, John Y. Um

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Donation after circulatory death is emerging as an alternative pathway to donation after brain death to expand the cardiac organ donor pool. We describe the surgical technique and circuit configuration for in-situ organ reperfusion with thoracoabdominal normothermic regional perfusion using portable venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e473-e476
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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