Table 2.

National data for critical pathway on deceased donation based on data from Donor Action of the National Transplant Center in Israel, 2010.

Total patients with severe brain damage studied 700
Potential donors (suspected to fulfill brain death criteria) 186
Potential donors reported to the Israeli Transplant Center 186
Brain death not determined as per family request 33
Brain death not determined for logistic problems 6
Brain death determined, family does not accept death 24
Brain death could not be determined for medical reasons 27
Eligible donor (medically suitable and officially declared brain-dead) 122
Consented donors 60
Actual donors (transported to the operating room for organ recovery) 54
Utilized donors (actual donors with at least one transplanted organ) 52
Organs/donor 3.1
RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2011 April; 2(2): e0049. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2011 April 30. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10049.