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Invited commentary – Sanctity and organ donation’s societal value in an opt-out country: The Austrian experience

Nonbeating heart organ donation was reintroduced in most developed nations in the early 1990s to expand the potential donor pool to include futile care withdrawals for patients with irreversible brain injury but persisting brain stem function and unsuccessful in- and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitations. The favored form of donation after cardiac death (DCD) is controlled […]


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