Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources
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Combining reports, research findings and topic reviews
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Pour la première fois, un coeur artificiel a été greffé à un homme - Le Nouvel Observateur

Pour la première fois, un coeur artificiel a été greffé à un homme - Le Nouvel Observateur | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it
Le Nouvel Observateur
Pour la première fois, un coeur artificiel a été greffé à un homme
Le Nouvel Observateur
Le patient n'était pas éligible à une greffe en raison de son âge avancé.

 

For another report in Engish click on this link-

http://www.eteknix.com/artificial-heart-offers-hope-transplant-list/

 


Via nathalie Bissot-Campos
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For the first time an artificial heart has been transplanted into an adult male in France. Although the article is in French it can be translated into English via Google translate. The short accompanying video provides a glimpse of the actual device

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ATS publishes statement on organ donation after circulatory determination of death - EurekAlert (press release)

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ATS publishes statement on organ donation after circulatory determination of death EurekAlert (press release) The American Thoracic Society has released an official statement on the ethical and health policy considerations surrounding adult and paediatric controlled Donation After Circulatory Death.

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The latest guideline document pertaining to DCD organ donation

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