New Approach to Organ Procurement Has Created an Ethical Conundrum for Hospital Neurointensivists – NeurologyToday

Read article - Features comments by James Bernat, an emeritus professor of neurology, in an article about the ethics of normothermic regional perfusion, a new approach to establishing criteria for organ donation after circulatory determination of death. Given that the new approach to organ procurement challenges the notion of what it means to be declared dead, Bernat said “it's important that there be a general understanding of what's going on and a general agreement on what's acceptable,” in the eyes of the many stakeholders.