Chapter 4

Management of the Multi-Organ Donor and Logistic Considerations

Sharon Weeks, Shane Ottmann and Andrew Cameron

Abstract

This chapter examines the effect of brain death physiology on potentially recoverable organs and provides specific management recommendations for the care of the multi-organ donor. We also review the logistic considerations important for successful procurement. The goal of these aims is to optimize function and maximize recovery of life-saving organs.

Total Pages: 53-65 (13)

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