Deceased Donors of Tissue
Organ and tissue donation are activities that are carried out in many countries. There are some common bases in both activities:
• Both activities are performed by a small number of professionals whose responsibilities are to promote organ and tissue donation at the difficult time for the families facing the death of a relative.
• Donation is an altruist act of the family and anonymity is maintained during the whole process.
• Some organs and tissues may be obtained from living donors but in both cases are not enough to meet demand. In some cases however such as a heart transplant or a cornea is not possible to obtain the graft form a living donor.
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