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brain-dead

Brain-damaged in the extreme. It tends to imply terminal design failure rather than malfunction or simple stupidity.
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The woman was the seventh organ donor in Japan after a 1997 law that legalized the transplant of organs donated by brain-dead patients.
He was diagnosed as brain-dead at Senri Critical Care Medical Center in Suita, Osaka Prefecture, after attempts to revive him failed, officials of the network and the Health and Welfare Ministry told a news conference.
We earnestly hope that the first legal organ transplants from a brain-dead donor will be successful.
Hearts transplants for children are possible only from brain-dead children of the same age bracket, a practice banned under Japanese law.
The donor, a man in his 20s, was confirmed brain-dead Sunday following an accident.
The donor, declared legally brain-dead at Kyorin University Hospital in Mitaka, western Tokyo, had her heart, lungs, liver, pancreas, kidneys and small intestine removed for transplant.
In addition, 13 noted they had been forced to increase staff to carry out donation from brain-dead patients.
The ministry's decision was sparked by a case last July, in which the kidneys of a brain-dead man at St.
The liver recipient, who was suffering stenosis of the bile duct, was sent to the Kyoto hospital Saturday night after the Akita woman was pronounced brain-dead earlier that day at Yuri Kumiai General Hospital in Honjo, Akita Prefecture.
Administering thyroid hormone to brain-dead patients who are potential organ donors could dramatically increase the number and quality of organs for transplantation, according to University of Southern California at Los Angeles researchers.
A girl who was the recipient of Japan's first small-intestine transplant from a brain-dead Japanese donor died Tuesday morning at a local university hospital from complications following the operation, hospital officials said.
At the same hospital, doctors said a female recipient of Japan's first lung transplant from a brain-dead donor was moved out of the intensive care unit on Tuesday and is recovering well.