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DCD - An Option for Countries without Brain Death Practices

1960.1 - DCD - An Option for Countries without Brain Death Practices

Presenter: Marti, Manyalich, Barcelona, Spain
Authors: Marti Manyalich


  1. DCD is an important Source of donors in all countries.
  2. The outcome of transplantations of kidneys is excellent these days.
  3. Could be an alternative when brain death is not established, practiced and regulated.


Marti Manyalich MD, PhD, is Assessor on Transplantation, Medical Direction, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona; Associate Professor, Medical School, University of Barcelona and President of the DTI-TPM foundation. He is the author of numerous publications and member in various scientific committees. He has been awarded several awards including the TTS-Genzyme Award for Education and Training in Transplantation by The Transplantation Society (TTS) in 2008. He is now the President Elect for the ISODP.

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