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Brain Death and Organ Donation

Suchita Kosare

Keywords : Apnea test, Brain death, Green corridor, Transplantation of Human Organs Act

Citation Information : Kosare S. Brain Death and Organ Donation. Res Inno Anesth 2019; 4 (2):45-49.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-0073

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


The number of organ transplantation has risen exponentially in the last few decades. The concept of brain death and the ability to harvest vital organs in a limited time have contributed to the recent success. In this review, we attempt to delineate the criteria for brain death as well as the testing methodology. The challenges and the legal aspects related to organ donation have also been discussed.

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