in a French hospital there was an extraordinary event.Doctors pronounced him dead 45-year-old citizen of this country from a massive heart attack after all resuscitation failed.But during surgery for the removal of the "corpse", the man suddenly "revived" and came to himself, according to medportal.ru.
After resuscitation team gave up, as it seemed, unsuccessful attempts to rescue the men, doctors pronounced him dead patient and called for the removal of transplant organs.Surgeons arrived at only one and a half hours after confirming death, but until that time, "dead" patients underwent chest compressions to maintain the viability of organs intended for transplantation needs.
is worth a brief digression.Under current French law, in the country there is a rule according to which any person after his death is considered to be an organ donor.The exception is when there are objections to the relatives of the deceased or there is failure of the person's lifetime from the donation.
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As expected, this extraordinary event caused a new explosion of debate about the ethical aspects of transplantation.Last year in France, a decision was made, according to which the fence of the needs of the transplant is performed after the final stop the patient's heart while surgeons do not require confirmation of brain death.
The incident refers to a number of exceptions to the practice of medicine, which are an obstacle to the development of a unified scheme of clear action from the fence of dead people.So says Professor Alan Tenalon (Alain Tenaillon), which is responsible for organ transplants in the biomedical agency France.According to him, all the existing medical literature states that if the cardiac massage is not effective within 30 minutes after stopping it, it clearly leads to the death of the human brain.Now axiomatic this statement once again called into question ...