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02 May 2023: Original Paper

The Incidence of Brain-Dead Donors Based on Screening and Management Led by Intensivists

Hyo Jin Lee 1ABCDEFG , Seung Bin Kim 2ABF , Hyun Woo Lee 1ABF , Jung-Kyu Lee 1ABF , Yong Won Seong 3ABF , Eun Young Heo 1ABF , Deog Kyeom Kim 14ABF , Tae Yun Park 1ABCDEFG*

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.939521

Ann Transplant 2023; 28:e939521

Table 3 Number of brain-dead (BD) donors and potential brain-dead (PBD) donors during the study period.

YearTotal ICU dischargesCases of BD donorsCases of PBD donorsIncidence of BD donors per 1000 dischargesIncidence of PBD donors per 1000 dischargesPercentage growth of BD donors (year over year)Percentage growth of PBD donors (year over year)
Pre-introduction (2012–2015)1179133211.0327.14
Post-introduction (2016–2020)1693238113.5947.841.231.76
Incidence presented as patients per 1000 discharges/year. BD – brain-dead; PBD – potential brain-dead.

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358