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Title: The mechanisms and time course of brain death-induced lung injury
Author: Rostron, Anthony J.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2668 0761
Awarding Body: Newcastle University
Current Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Date of Award: 2008
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Lung transplantation is an accepted therapy for the treatment of end-stage respiratory failure. The vast majority of lungs for transplantation come from brain dead donors. There is evidence that lungs are injured by the process of brain death in the donor such that they do not satisfy standard acceptability criteria for organ recovery or they fail following implantation into the recipient.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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