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Trends in brain-dead organ donor characteristics: a 13-year analysis

Hassanain, Mazen; Simoneau, Eve; Doi, Suhail A; Aljiffry, Murad; Aloraini, Abdulla; Madkhali, Ahmad; Metrakos, Peter

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BACKGROUND Driven by disease trends, such as obesity and metabolic syndrome, that are increasingly prevalent in the general population, we aimed to evaluate the comorbidities and attributes of the brain-dead organ donor population over time in a longitudinal study. METHODS We compared overall health and baseline attributes of organ donors between 2000-2005 and 2006-2012 using our prospective transplant database. Descriptive and comparative analyses of the 2 historical cohorts were performed....[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-06
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/107242
Source: Canadian Journal of Surgery
DOI: 10.1503/cjs.007415

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