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The Use of Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound Monitoring in the Determination of Brain Death

  • I. T. H. J. Verhagen
  • D. J. Zeilstra
  • J. J. A. Mooij
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 17)

Abstract

The exact diagnosis of cerebral death has two objectives. In the first place there are considerations about whether or not to continue treatment; secondly, and of increasing importance in recent years, the question of removal of organs for transplantation is raised.

Keywords

Brain Death Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound Apnea Test Brain Stem Death Brain Stem Reflex 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. T. H. J. Verhagen
    • 1
  • D. J. Zeilstra
    • 1
  • J. J. A. Mooij
    • 1
  1. 1.Academisch ZiekenhuisNeurochirurgische Universitätsklinik GroningenNL-GroningenNetherlands

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