The shortage of suitable donor hearts for cardiac transplantation is exacerbated by the exclusion of those that exhibit contractile malfunction during the period after brain death but before excision. We have replicated the phenomenon of brain death-induced hemodynamic deterioration in the rat in vivo. After 60 minutes of brain death (defined as the absence of electrical activity in the brain), a variety of indicators of cardiac contractile function fell by approximately 50% (thus cardiac index fell from 21 +/- 2 to 11 +/- 1 ml/min per 100 g body weight). However, once excised and perfused ex vivo, the hearts recovered a level of cardiac function that was identical to that from control animals that had not been subjected to brain death. Similarly, when hearts were excised, stored (6 hours at 4 degrees C), and reperfused ex vivo with blood, they also recovered a functional capability identical to that of normal hearts from animals that had not been subjected to brain death. Our results question ...
INTRODUCTION: Conventional apnea testing in patients with severe hypoxemia or hemodynamic instability with removal from the ventilator support is unsafe. We describe an alternative approach to apnea testing, which may be used in patients with hypoxia unable to undergo conventional apnea testing. METHODS: Case Report. A 42-year-old man had a severe traumatic brain injury resulting in diffuse cerebral edema and subarachnoid hemorrhage with herniation. His presentation was complicated by hypoxic respiratory failure from pulmonary contusions and hemorrhagic shock. On hospital day 2, the patient lost brain stem reflexes. Brain death testing with conventional apnea testing was attempted but aborted due to hypoxia. RESULTS: A modified apnea test was applied, which had been approved by appropriate hospital committees including critical care operations, ethics, and the brain death protocol council. Minute ventilation was gradually decreased by | /=50% to attain a PaCo2 level | /=20 mm Hg above baseline. The
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BACKGROUND: Consistent difference in graft survival after renal transplantation has been shown when cadaveric transplants are compared to the living related donor situation, in favor of the latter. Recently, evidence has been put forward that brain death has significant effects on the donor organ quality. In this study, we aimed to assess the relation between brain death-induced hemodynamic instability in combination with the duration of brain death on the function and immunogenicity status of potential donor kidneys. METHODS: In Wistar rats, short-term (1 hour) or long-term (6 hours) brain death in the presence or absence of hemodynamic stability was applied. Sham-operated rats served as controls (1 hour and 6 hours). Organ function was studied by monitoring serum creatinine, lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), lactate, and total protein content. Expression of cell adhesion molecules [intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1)] and the influx of leukocytes in the
Almost fifty years since the concept of brain death was first introduced, some individuals and whole nations still struggle with its concept and justification. Many controversies continue to surround brain death, although there is broad consensus that human death is ultimately death of the brain. This crucially involves the irreversible loss of the capacity for consciousness combined with the irreversible loss of the capacity to breathe since, taken together, these elements represent the most basic manner in which a human being can interact with their environment. Confusingly brain death is defined in two different ways based on whole brain and brainstem formulations, although the clinical determination of both is identical. It is not widely appreciated that death is a process, and this leads to misunderstanding by both the public and professionals; reports of brain dead patients being kept alive on a ventilator are familiar. Pragmatically, once a threshold of irreversibility in the dying
In view of the increasing need for organ transplants( possibly because of the greater ability of the surgeons and physicians to both execute the transplant, prevent a rejection, and/or diagnose the need to transplant) how could one minimize the Type I statistical error (the possibility that while the patient is not brain dead he is diagnosed as such) when testing for brain death?. It is a waste of resources to wait for metabolic death clinging to a life that cannot be saved thence omitting the duty to save people.. Nonetheless the duty to omit killing people actively/intently is even greater. This is exactly what we are doing when we remove the life support of someone in a chronic vegetative state( we will not go to jail only because at that time as medical standards mandate we wrongly assumed/believed they were brain dead, i.e We acted according to the medical standards but nonetheless came to a wrong conclusion/diagnosis).. Being a layman( I studied(partialy, uncomplete course) medicine ...
While the concept of brain death is widely accepted, no universal criteria exist for its determination. This study compared guidelines from 80 countries finding that all standards specified exclusion of confounders, irreversible coma, absent motor response, and lack of brain-stem reflexes (see Wijdicks, "The Diagnosis of Brain Death" for more information). The majority of countries had medical practice standards (88%), legal standards (69%), utilized some form of apnea testing (59%), and required more than one physicians declaration (50%). Specifics varied widely on the qualifications of the physician, methods of apnea testing, and observation time before pronouncement of death. Regional differences were also noted, such as mandatory laboratory tests in Europe and Asia. Within the United States, brain death determination has been left to each state to decide (44 states and the District of Columbia have guidelines) whereas most African countries do not. Even if guidelines are not standardized, ...
TY - GEN. T1 - The influence of donor heart retransplantation and brain death on intramyocardial electrograms. AU - Grasser, B.. AU - Iberer, F.. AU - Schreier, G.. AU - Kastner, P.. AU - Schaffellner, S.. AU - Hipmair, G.. AU - Prenner, G.. AU - Wasler, A.. AU - Petutschnigg, B.. AU - Müller, H.. AU - Hutten, Helmut. AU - Schaldach, M.. AU - Tscheliessnigg, K.-H.. PY - 1998. Y1 - 1998. M3 - Conference contribution. SP - 24. EP - 24. BT - Giornalo Italiano di Aritmologia e Cardiostimolazione, VIII International Symposium on Progress in Clinical Pacing. PB - .. ER - ...
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To address the urgent and growing problems of organ sales, transplant tourism and trafficking in organ donors in the context of the global shortage of organs, a Summit Meeting of more than 150 representatives of scientific and medical bodies from around the world, government officials, social scientists, and ethicists, was held in Istanbul from April 30 to May 2, 2008.
This guest post is part of The Bioethics Programs Online Symposium on the Munoz and McMath cases. To see all symposium contributions, click here. by James Zisfein, M.D. Chief, Division of Neurology, and Chair, Ethics Committee, Lincoln Medical Center Is the objection to determination of brain death by Jahi McMaths parents based on religious principle,…
ANOTHER BRAIN DEATH MISDIAGNOSIS: A 19 year-old woman in Denmark was pronounced brain dead and her parents consented to having her organs donated. The respirator was removed. She didnt die. She is now undergoing rehab and may make a full recovery.. Think this is a one-off? Its not, as I explore in my book, The Law of Life & Death (Harvard 2011) [shameless plug, I know, but its relevant!]. As with the vegetative state, misdiagnosis is more common than the medical community admits-exactly how common is not known. There is far more about the human brain that medical science just does not presently know. For this reason, after researching my book, I am not an organ donor.. ...
In an era where we are becoming more reliant on vulnerable kidneys for transplantation from older donors, there is an urgent need to understand how brain death leads to kidney dysfunction and, hence, how this can be prevented. Using a rodent model of hemorrhagic stroke and next-generation proteomic and metabolomic technologies, we aimed to delineate which key cellular processes are perturbed in the kidney after brain death. Pathway analysis of the proteomic signature of kidneys from brain-dead donors revealed large-scale changes in mitochondrial proteins that were associated with altered mitochondrial activity and morphological evidence of mitochondrial injury. We identified an increase in a number of glycolytic proteins and lactate production, suggesting a shift toward anaerobic metabolism. Higher amounts of succinate were found in the brain death group, in conjunction with increased markers of oxidative stress. We characterized the responsiveness of hypoxia inducible factors and found this correlated
Dimitri Novitzky ,. Introduction 31. Histological Changes 35. Endocrine Changes 38. The Impact of Brain Death on the Hemodynamic and Metabolic Functions, the Role of Hormonal Replacement 39. Hormonal Therapy in the Brain Dead Organ Donors 43. Discussion 43. Was this article helpful?. ...
Twenty-eight participants returned the questionnaire (85%). Every country has either specific law (93%) or guidelines issued by the scientific society (89%). Clinical examination, essential to the diagnosis, is the only requirement in 50% of countries. Coma, apnea, absence of corneal and cough reflexes are always necessary. Blood pressure and electrolytes are checked in 64% as mandatory prerequisites. The apnea test is legally defined in 86% of countries. Eighty-two percent of countries require achievement of a target paCO2 level while the Netherlands law states target apnea duration. Number of physicians (median 2, range 1 to 4), number of clinical examinations (median 2, 1 to 3), and minimum observation time (median 3 hours, 0 to 12) are variable requisites in different countries. In 50% of nations, additional tests are required. Hypothermia (4%), anoxic injury (7%), inability to complete clinical examination (61%), toxic drug levels (57%), and inconclusive apnea test (54%) are legal ...
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Deceased donor (brain dead, cadaveric) transplant:. This kind of transplant involves taking liver from a person who is brain dead. The persons family must first give consent if organs are to be used for transplantation. This type of transplant requires waiting on a list until a suitable liver is available.. Brain death is sudden death following a road traffic accident or a brain haemorrhage, with irreversible brain damage that is not compatible with life. Brain dead patients may be artificially maintained on a ventilator and supportive medicines for a short duration, and may be able to donate their livers for transplantation, if their family so desires.. Living donor transplant:. This type of transplant occurs when a living person wishes to donate his liver to someone in need. Living donors are usually family members or spouses. All living donors must meet basic medical criteria and undergo a very thorough medical evaluation before being accepted as a suitable donor.. Human organ transplant act ...
Brain death as the modern medical criterion of death while a welcoming development for the twin purposes of saving medical cost and serving the demand for organ procurement is still a controversial subject in the field of Bioethics. The reason is that its scientific credibility in terms of conclusiveness of the termination of life of the whole body system is far from settled. Similarly, its compatibility with Islamic notion of death and its unique metaphysical criterion of the separation of the soul from human body is a debatable topic among the Muslim legists. In the Muslim debate what concerns us is the question of equating brain death to legal death. The most central issue during the juristic discourse was as to whether brain death is a definitive indicator that the soul has left the body. The answer was divergent but with minimum discourse on both theological and scientific dimensions of the issue. Accordingly, this paper argues that interrogating the issue from scientific dimension would ...
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Brain Dead 13 is an Interactive movie game produced by ReadySoft that was released for MS-DOS in 1995 and later ported to consoles in 1996. Unlike Dragons Lair and Space Ace, which began as laserdiscs, it was released for PCs and game consoles only. On October 8, 2010, Brain Dead 13 was ported to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch via the App Store, and later upgraded to Version 1.1 on December 1, which added support for iOS 3.0 and 4.2 and fixed various bugs. Lance, a young computer expert, is called to fix a computer at a scary, dilapidated castle. After repairing a large super-computer, Lance learns that his client, the disembodied brain of Dr. Nero Neurosis, has a diabolical plan to take over the world. He quickly finds himself in trouble, being chased around the castle by Dr. Nero Neurosiss psychotic servant Fritz. The player must guide Lance through the castle in order to defeat Dr. Neurosis and escape with his life. The game consists entirely of quick time events. During gameplay ...
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Deceased donor (brain dead donor). Its the most common source of liver. Brain death is usually due to a large stroke or massive trauma to the head from blunt injury (impact to the head from accident) or penetrating injury (a gun shot wound). The trauma has stopped all brain function although other organs including the liver may continue to function normally. We can get liver only if the family of patient wishes to donate the persons organs before discontinuing life support.. Deceased donor (heart dead donor). Sometimes a patient suffers a serious brain injury and carries a poor neurological outcome but fails to meet the strict criteria defining brain death in that there is still detectible brain function. In these circumstances, the patients family may decide to withdraw life-sustaining medical support with the intention of allowing the patient to die. In this scenario, death is not defined by brain death but rather cardiac death. An urgent operation is then performed to preserve and remove ...
The Organ Donation Taskforce recommended that potential organ donors should be identified in the ED and embedded specialist nurses employed to facilitate organ donation from these donors.1. The process of organ donation has traditionally been seen as the remit of the critical care complex and neurosurgical intensive care unit as the majority of organs were donated by patients deemed brainstem dead on formal neurological testing (heart beating donors now classified as donor after brain death; DBD). However, the use of kidneys from non-heart-beating donors (now classified as donor after cardiac death; DCD) has increased from 3% in 2000 to 34% by September 2010.7. Moreover, recent research suggests that recipient outcome after transplantation of kidneys from DCD is good compared with kidneys donated by DBD, although further studies are indicated.8 9. To date, no formal brainstem testing of potential donors is undertaken in our ED, mainly due to the fact that many intubated ED patients have been ...
Year on year with improvement in road safety and improvement in neurosurgery the number of ideal young brain dead donors have been declining whilst the number of more marginal donors have been increasing. The consequence of this is the number of heart transplants being performed have steadily declined.. At present there are 600 hearts from brain dead donors offered for transplant every year in the United Kingdom (UK). Of these 200 have anatomical reasons why they cannot be used for transplant such as ischaemic heart disease. 100 are transplanted and the remaining 300 hearts are judged to have inferior function which probably occurs as a direct result of brain death (Dark).. Ex vivo rig testing has been developed for lungs that were judged unsuitable for transplantation. As a result several donor lungs have been improved by warm perfusion on the rig to the extent that they became suitable for transplantation and so national lung transplant rates are increasing (Dark). The aim would be to ...
Usher (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)Ushers in the headlines again, but this time not for his messy divorce with Tameka Foster. Hes actually helping Foster, whose 11-year-old son Kyle (called Kile by some reports) was in an accident on Atlantas Lake Lanier at about 3:25 p.m. ET Friday that left him brain dead. Ushers stepson was one of two kids sitting in an inner tube being pulled by a boat that were hit by family friend Jeffrey S. Hubbard, 38, on a Jet Ski, according to MTV News. After being struck in the head and knocked unconscious, Glover was pulled from the water by a bystander. Both victims were flown to Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, where, according to TMZ, the boy did not have any brain activity when he arrived at the hospital and is still on life support. Brain death, USA Today reports, occurs when all brain activity has stopped permanently, the person is in a coma, and the person is no longer breathing. The girls injuries are "serious." Alcohol was not a ...
George Pickerings heart was certainly turned to his son. May all fathers defend their children like this man did. I doubt he ever intended to use that gun against anyone and gave it to his other son long before the standoff ended, but he gained enough time to save his sons life. May God use his sacrifice to save many others. There isnt a single person declared "brain dead" who isnt alive. Jahi is alive even though California has considered her dead for TWO YEARS! Who are they kidding ...
Brain Death Committee performed the first brain death exam and confirmatory apnea test. The girl was brain dead. The family was consoled. What brain death really means (the brain is dead, there is no longer any blood flow to the brain, she can never get better because brain death is different from coma) was compassionately explained to the family.. Bhavna Jagwani and Dilip Jain of MFJCF then joined Kamlesh Verma, the SMS Transplant Coordinator, to speak with the family about the notion of organ donation. As is usual with such sensitive and intense discussions, the decision to consent to organ donation by the entire family took several hours. But they said yes. They said "yes we consent to donating life saving organs from our deceased daughter in order to save the lives of others" even at a time of extreme emotional duress. This decision continuously impresses on me the miraculous kindness and Daan of the Indian people and donor families all over the world.. We started organizing the immunologic ...
The below are quotes from the article "Are You Sure He is Dead?": Doctors Struggle with Families Lack of Understanding of HOTA featured on 5 May 2019 at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/human-organ-transplant-act-doctors-families-understanding-11459284 with notes on them.. Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 21 and above are deemed donors, unless they chose to opt out. It allows for their heart, kidneys, liver and corneas to be harvested for transplantation when they are declared brain dead.. Note 1: If choosing to opting out, use this form: https://www.moh.gov.sg/policies-and-legislation/human-organ-transplant-act. They [i.e. family members] either cannot come to terms with the death of the family member or doubt that their family member is really brain dead.. Note 2: There is no worldwide agreement on what brain death really is, and that being brain dead is being completely dead. This 3 Jan 2019 article shows that the definition of brain death is not even agreed upon ...
Brain-dead donor organ transplantation has been available to children in Japan since the 2010 revision of the Organ Transplant Law. Of the 50-60 brain-dead donor organ transplants performed annually in Japan, however, very few (0-4 per year) are performed in children. Again, while those receiving liver, heart, and kidney transplants are reported to fare better than their counterparts in the rest of the world, organ shortage is becoming a matter of great concern. Very few organs become available from brain-dead donors or are transplanted to adults if made available at all, with some children dying while on the brain-dead organ waiting list. Against this background, living-donor transplants, split-liver transplants, domino transplants, and hepatocyte transplants represent alternative modalities, each of which is shown to be associated with favorable outcomes. Challenges exist, include streamlining the existing framework for promoting organ donation for children and between children.
Unfortunately, the cause of brain death is indeterminant. It can result from a number of actions, including force trauma to the head (but also diseases, which dont really effect zombies). In all of my research (which does expand beyond Wikipedia), I couldnt find the minimum amount of damage necessary to cause brain death, and all of these results were human-based, as zombie research is seriously underfunded ...
Video created by University of Cape Town for the course Organ Donation: From Death to Life . Not all end of life decisions in the Intensive Care Unit and the discussions that go with them can rely on the clarity of a brain death diagnosis. Just ...
A.Not really. Its true that as much as 65 percent of brain death exams are done incorrectly, and many doctors could not list the criteria for brain death correctly. Doctors I talked to said not to worry about patients moving about on the table or their blood pressure or heart rate spiking during harvest. These were just post-death reflexes, not an indication of pain or awareness. And yet the Harvard Criteria, the ur-text of brain death published in 1968, specifically state that there should be no reflexes and no movement. But the bigger problem is that brain death as death per se is a fiction. There is no scientific purpose for brain death. Its a serious, serious kind of coma, but not death. It was made death for practical reasons. The heart of a brain-dead person still beats, and circulates blood to the organs, keeping them fresh for their future owners. And though the 1981 UDDA (Uniform Determination of Death Act) states that the "whole brain" must be dead, the whole brain is rarely tested. ...
Many are calling this Miracle healing the Hand of God. Taylor Hale miraculously recovered from a fatal diagnosis. In the fall of 2011, Taylor fell off the hood of her friends car and hit her head. She then went in to a coma. Doctors said she would never wake up but after prayers from a friend she miraculously woke up. The family of Taylor gathered in her hospital room about four years ago to say goodbye. It was Sept. 17, 2011 - six days after 14-year-old daughter and a friend sat on the hood of a friends car to stop him leaving. He backed up. One girl slid off and was unhurt. Taylor slipped off and hit the pavement.Stacy Henningsen, Taylors mom, said she was diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury. Taylor was then put into a medically induced coma. Taylor remained unresponsive for a week. Then, she suffered a brain hemorrhage and part of her brain sank into her spinal canal - this meant she was brain dead. Doctors told the parents to take her off life support and discuss organ donation. Jeff ...
If you dont remember what Brain Dead 13 was, it was a CD-ROM game from the 1990s not unlike Dragons Lair. It came out for the Playstation, Jaguar, Saturn and 3D0, and involved moving the joystick or buttons in a certain way in each animated scene or face death. The "story" features Lance Galahad, a computer repair-person gets dispatched to fix a supercomputer at a spooky castle. Then of course, stumbles upon an evil plan to take over the world and gets chased by the henchman of Dr. Nero Neurosis, a hook-handed ghoul named Fritz, and tries to avoid being horribly murdered. This really does have some horrifying deaths in it so Im not sure why this was rated "for 6 and up" other than the ESRB must not have actually played this game very thoroughly - they probably saw the cartoony Lance and Fritz and immediately assumed no one would be having their entrails graphically torn out in this game. They assumed wrong - here are 13 of those horrible, horrible deaths. ...
Brain dead, heart dead, and truly dead A debate over whether brain dead = true death? has been waging after a 21-year-old young man from Guangxi was pronounced brain dead and his heart was immediately taken out and transplanted into a 12-year-old boy from Beijing. In China, death is confirmed when automatic or autonomic respiration…
The family of a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead by three doctors received an extension Monday to keep the eighth grader on life support until Jan. 7. Chris Dolan, the attorney representing Jahi McMaths...
The heartbreaking case of Marlise Munoz, the brain dead pregnant woman who has been kept on life support for six weeks against her familys wishe...
Jahi MacMath, the 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy, was moved by ambulance to an undisclosed location on Sunday. Chldrens Hospital Oakland released a statement Sunday evening saying Jahis body was turned over to the coroner who released the body to Jahis mother, Latasha Winkfield. A private ambulance was seen leaving the hospital loading dock just after 8:30 p.m., KTVU.com reports.. Jahis uncle, Omari Shealey, sent out a tweet at 8:27 p.m. that said, "I told you wed do it!!! I love you Jahi and I will come visit you soon baby girl. Your Uncle is a BEAST!!!". CNN reports the body is being flown by private jet to a controversial outpatient brain injury center in New York. The Life & Hope Network, which is run by a former hair stylist, is not licensed to care for a dead person on a ventilator. The centers website states it provides office spaces for brain injury therapy.. "At this time were named as the potential facility that Jahi and her ...
LOS ANGELES - A 33-year-old West Hollywood man who felt sickened by bacterial meningitis earlier this week has been declared brain dead amid warnings to sexually active gay men about the deadly strain of illness, officials said...
A month later, a man was admitted to Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, again showing brain activity, the suit said. McMahon claims his protests were again blown off by hospital and donor-network staff, and the man was declared brain dead and his organs harvested ...
Nailah Winkfield, mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, cries before a courtroom hearing regarding McMath, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. McMath remains on life support at Childrens Hospital Oakland nearly a week after doctors declared her brain dead, following a supposedly routine tonsillectomy. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Acting with a court order, the family of a 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after a tonsillectomy has had her taken from a California hospital to be cared for elsewhere, the family's attorney says
The family of an Oakland 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy last week held a prayer vigil Wednesday night, hoping for a miracle.
A man in France has been declared brain dead after participating in an early stage clinical trial for a new drug, according to French officials.
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Keep it classy you down low nigger. [IMG] Lamar Odom is allegedly brain dead after being found unresponsive at a Nevada brothel, with reports...
A 14-yr-old girl sustained a severe head injury in a car accident. On the second postadmission day, she was suspected to be brain dead, and an examination for the determination of brain death was performed. During apnea testing the patient was disconnected from the ventilator and an oxygen supply tubing was placed at the connector of the endotracheal tube. Oxygen insufflation at 10 l/min was started. Approximately 1 min later, blood pressure decreased rapidly to 80/40 mmHg, pulse rate decreased to 40 beats/min, and oxygen saturation decreased to 60%. The chest looked hyperinflated. When the oxygen catheter was removed, the chest deflated and massive bloody froth welled up in the endotracheal tube. When reconnected to the ventilator the chest hardly expanded and the patient could be ventilated only by using a bag-valve. Breath sounds were diminished bilaterally and subcutaneous crepitations were palpated over the chest. Chest radiography showed bilateral massive pneumothorax. Chest tubes were ...
Due to the lack of a helicopter service, this is impractical", Dr Hewage noted.. "In such cases, only the cornea of the eye can be donated (as it does not require much of a supply of blood to survive) and the body can be donated to a medical faculty", he added.In the case of deceased donors whose hearts beat, this is because the heart is receiving oxygen. This is because of the presence of a built in or in-built pacemaker according to Dr. Hewage. In people who have suffered head injuries, they may become unconscious or slip into a coma which is a situation where the cerebral functions are impaired and while the reflexes and biological functions are present, they do not respond as they are in a form of sleep.. "In an intensive care unit, if the deceased is on a ventilator, the lung will provide oxygen to the heart and in this manner the heart can survive for three to four days to even up to a week", Dr Hewage explained.. In the event of brain death and brain stem death, while in a coma, organs ...
Video created by University of Cape Town for the course Organ Donation: From Death to Life . Not all end of life decisions in the Intensive Care Unit and the discussions that go with them can rely on the clarity of a brain death diagnosis. Just ...
NESPS 2019 Abstracts: Quantifying Brain-death, Transplant Physiology and Immunosuppression on Porcine Muscle-Derived Stem Cell Expansion