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brain-dead

mod. stupid. I don’t know why he’s so dull. He’s seems brain-dead half the time.
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Doctors in Osaka, Kyoto and Niigata performed a series of transplant operations on four patients Tuesday, using organs donated by a woman in her 50s who was declared brain-dead in Tokyo earlier in the day.
Doctors must also obtain consent from family members before organs can be taken from brain-dead donors.
Ryuzo Yoshikawa, deputy head of a group consisting of families of brain-dead donors, said that he does not regret having agreed to donate his son's organs, but that he still doubts whether enough was done to treat his son, suggesting doctors may have been more concerned about saving his organs than his life.
The donor was taken to a hospital Wednesday after the accident and was officially confirmed brain-dead Sunday following two tests based on the 1997 Organ Transplant Law.
She became the seventh organ donor under a 1997 law that legalized the transplant of organs donated by the brain-dead in Japan.
In the 4 years since Japan implemented the transplant law 20 people have been declared brain death resulting in 19 patients getting organs from the brain-dead patients.
The Akita woman, who was pronounced brain-dead following a brain hemorrhage, is the sixth organ donor in Japan under the 1997 Organ Transplant Law, which legalized transplants from brain-dead donors.
Even more organs are lost as a consequence of the high dose of vasopressor required to maintain adequate perfusion of the brain-dead organ donor.
According to the Japan Organ Transplant Network, the girl who was from eastern Japan was the third recipient of an organ from a brain-dead donor to die.
From March 29 to the following morning, six medical institutions throughout Japan conducted heart, lung, kidney and liver transplants on seven recipients, including two children, from a female brain-dead donor.
A hospital in Kochi, western Japan, decided Friday a patient who may become Japan's first brain-dead organ donor is clinically brain dead, opening the door for a second brain-death adjudication test as required under the law.
And the people appear to be brain-dead, just drifting, drifting, drifting, allowing a president to say, 'I make the decision on where we go to war.
The kidneys of a man in his 60s who was pronounced brain-dead at a Tokyo hospital Sunday were transplanted into two of his family members at the request of the donor and the families, bypassing a donor recipient selection system by the transplant coordinating group, sources close to the case said Monday.
Iran's Guardian Council, the country's constitutional oversight body, said it will allow organ transplants from dead and brain-dead people under certain conditions.
The Japanese ministry reports there have been no organ transplants from brain-dead donors since the law went into effect on October 17 a year ago.