Catania: Liver harvested from elderly man dead from brain hemorrhage

The article reports about a liver donation performed on an elderly person who died from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage. The family promptly and willingly consented to the donation, and after careful evaluation, the liver was deemed suitable for transplant. The hospital emphasizes the importance of having expert technical and organizational capabilities to optimize donations and provide effective responses to patients waiting for transplants. The medical team involved in the donation included experts from the San Marco hospital and the Ismett hospital in Palermo. The Ismett team transported the liver back to Palermo by helicopter, reducing the cold ischemia times and ensuring better preservation and usability of the organ.

Catania, prelevato il fegato da un anziano morto per una emorragia cerebrale

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