Translation of brain death in Spanish:

brain death

muerte clínica, n.


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    muerte clínica feminine
    muerte cerebral feminine
    • One potential method of addressing this issue in humans would be to evaluate diaphragmatic function and structure in organ donor patients with brain death.
    • Most people understand the concept of brain death and see the wisdom in equating death with brain death.
    • In people who are deeply unconscious, an EEG can be used to distinguish between brain death and potential reversible conditions.
    • There is no question of any neurological condition that could simulate brain death.
    • The programme also states that an isoelectric EEG is an indicator of brain death, which is not correct.
    • Cultural strain remains greatest in Japan, where concepts of brain death remain unacceptable to many people and traditional attitudes to death reverence the body and its transformation into a new ancestor.
    • Somehow, brain death triggers an inflammatory response and leads to the release of molecules called cytokines.
    • Comparison of organ donation from living and cadaveric donors presents a unique opportunity to study the effect of brain death on clinical outcome.
    • We should not use a few examples of incredible recoveries from comas as evidence that there is no such thing as irreversible brain death.
    • An occasional use of the EEG is in confirming the diagnosis of brain death, when an isoelectric record may be obtained, but technical difficulties can lead to equivocal results.
    • Thus physicians have to make clinical decisions about brain death wherever neurologists or neurosurgeons are not available.
    • People can recover from comas, but not brain death.
    • Reye's syndrome can eventually lead to a coma and brain death.
    • After medical team members have confirmed brain death, permission to harvest the donor kidneys and other organs must be obtained from the patient's family members.
    • You might not realize this, but brain death, the medical diagnosis, has a relatively short history.
    • Common syndromes of impaired consciousness include stupor, coma, persistent vegetative state, and brain death.
    • To make a diagnosis of brain death, doctors conduct required medical tests.
    • A Uniform Determination of Death Act insisted on ‘whole brain death’ as a sine qua non of brain death.
    • If there is still activity in the brain stem, a person is considered to have sustained brain damage, rather than brain death.
    • Initially, transplantation was done using whole livers from donors who met the criteria for brain death but whose heart was still beating.