Brain death

a clinical and pathological study

A. MohandasDepartment of Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota Health Sciences Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Shelley N. ChouDepartment of Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota Health Sciences Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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✓ “Brain death” was analyzed in 25 moribund patients with regard to the clinical evaluation of the patients and the significance of segmental reflexes and electroencephalographic recordings. It is concluded that a state of brain death in a patient with known irreparable pathology can be established solely on clinical grounds.

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