In the last year, nationwide, donated 955 people after their death their organs. Thus, the number of donors increased for the first time in years, informed the German Foundation for organ transplantation (DSO). In comparison to the previous year, in the 797 donor were counted, this means an increase of almost 20 percent. In 2012, there had been the last time in more organ donations – namely 1.046.

Of the 955 donors were able to 3.113 institutions through the international exchange Eurotransplant in patients of the eight composite States which are members of are taught. The are 519 institutions more than in 2017. Including 1.607 kidney, 295 heart, 779 livers, 338 lungs, 91 pancreatic cancer, as well as 3 small intestines. Every German donors have given an average of three severely ill patients a new chance at life, it was said of the DSO. 3.264 organs were able to be commented in German clinics-transplant, in the year 2017, there were transfers 2.765 Organ. Currently approximately 9,400 patients are, according to the DSO in Germany on the waiting lists.

the end of a organ donation organ donation

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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