Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD


March 28, 2003

Donor Operations

The operations for multiple organ procurement from cadaveric donors and organ procurement from living donors are described in ACS Surgery . Operative techniques for the following procedures are illustrated:


  • Multi-organ recovery

  • Procurement of the donor heart

  • Procurement of the donor heart and lungs (en bloc)

  • Procurement of the donor liver, pancreas, and intestine

  • Procurement of the donor kidney.



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