In the past year were donated to Germany as little organs, such as the past two decades. Only 797 people set in 2017, after their death, or multiple organs (DSO annual report, in 2017, PDF). At the same time, more than 10,000 seriously ill people wait in this country to a life-saving kidney, lungs or a heart. Even if organ donation is internationally organized by using the Foundation eurotransplant in order to increase the chances of getting a suitable Organ: every Day three people on the waiting list die in Germany, on average.

Why is it that we so struggle with the organ donation? The reasons are versatile: It comes to unfounded Fears, comprehensible scruples and lack of organization. Individual measures would help to increase the number of life-saving organs.

On the Initiative of the Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU) debated against this Background, this Wednesday, the opposition solution in the Bundestag. In addition, in the future a bill from his Department could lead to more organs will be donated. A concrete proposal will not discuss the Parliament now but still. What are the rules so far, what are the Strengths and weaknesses you have and what wants to change Spahn, specifically, the essential information at a Glance:*

All questions Overview: What is the contradiction solution? To what organs does it go? How is the donation willingness in Germany? How can the procedure in clinics to improve? What wants to change Spahn? Who is for the bill and the opposition of a solution?
How to argue with the critics? What is the contradiction solution?

The rule says: he Who speaks not in his own lifetime, after the death automatically an organ donor. The contradiction solution is already in 18 countries (Bulgaria, France, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary and Cyprus). That Jens Spahn calls this approach, is useful: studies show that the number of donors increases after the introduction of an average of 20 to 30 percent (British Medical Journal: Rithalia et al, 2009).

In Germany are withdrawals after brain death, previously only possible, if the Person has expressly consented. Here is the decision solution. On the basis that all citizens deal with on the basis of sound information of one’s own willingness to donate. Since 1. November 2012, regulates, therefore, the transplantation act All insured persons are regularly contacted and asked whether or not their organs may be used in the event of death.

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before someone comes up as a donor question, you need to find two experienced Physicians independently the brain death. This occurs as soon as in the cerebrum, cerebellum and brain stem no more activity can be measured. Thus, the organs are not damaged, it must be ventilated to the donor or the donor’s artificial.

If it is clarified, that organs should be removed, it is examined the brain-dead donor on tumor diseases and infections. This is to ensure that the receiver of an organ is not compromised.

The data of the donor to the European exchange Euro to be sent plans of the TRANS. Here is wanted on the waiting lists for suitable recipients.

are Then taken from the deceased, the organs that he was willing to donate. The corpse is then prepared for viewing and can be buried.

The organs are cooled and Packed and get to their destination. You will be transported by ambulance or, in urgent cases, by plane.


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