ORGAN DONATION
WHAT IS ORGAN DONATION ?
Organ donation is the
process of removing
tissues or organs
from a live, or
recently dead, person...
WHY ORGAN DONATION ?
• Organ and tissue
donation is a way to
help others, after
your death by
allowing organs or
tissues t...
MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Any healthy person of
any age group willing to
donate organs can
become a donor.
• Cancer and HIV e...
SYSTEMS OF ORGAN DONATION
Voluntary Donation
Almost everywhere organ
donation is voluntary.
Two voluntary systems
include ...
ORGANS FOR DONATION
Some of the organs
that are commonly
donated -
• Kidneys
• Eyes (cornea)
• Heart
• Lungs
• Liver
• Pan...
WHEN ARE ORGANS DONATED ?
Some organs can be
donated by a living
person
Almost all organs can be
donated by someone dead
b...
CADAVER TRANSPLANT
• Cadaver transplant is
the method of donating
organs of a brain death
person to other
patients.
• Orga...
Organ donation process
• Organ donation
always occur in a
hospital,after death
has been declared
and the family has
given ...
Organ shortage reasons
• Family consent, and
negative attitude
contribute towards
organ shortage.
• This could be due to
t...
Improvement in organ donation
Currently organ donation
is improved due to the
following reasons
• Increased HLA typing
and...
Role of society
• Society plays a greater
role in transplantation
programmes such as
cadaver transplants.
• Increased publ...
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
• www.aphithendranmemorialtrust.org
• www.mohanfoundation.org
• https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/organ_donat...
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  1. 1. ORGAN DONATION
  2. 2. WHAT IS ORGAN DONATION ? Organ donation is the process of removing tissues or organs from a live, or recently dead, person to be used in another. The former is the donor and the latter is the recipient. People of all ages can
  3. 3. WHY ORGAN DONATION ? • Organ and tissue donation is a way to help others, after your death by allowing organs or tissues to be taken from your body and transplanted in someone else’s body.
  4. 4. MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS • Any healthy person of any age group willing to donate organs can become a donor. • Cancer and HIV exclude people from donating organs.
  5. 5. SYSTEMS OF ORGAN DONATION Voluntary Donation Almost everywhere organ donation is voluntary. Two voluntary systems include – 1.Opt In - Where the donor gives consent 2.Opt Out - Where anyone who has not refused is considered as a donor In India we have the Opt in system, while many western countries practice the opt out system
  6. 6. ORGANS FOR DONATION Some of the organs that are commonly donated - • Kidneys • Eyes (cornea) • Heart • Lungs • Liver • Pancreas • Skin
  7. 7. WHEN ARE ORGANS DONATED ? Some organs can be donated by a living person Almost all organs can be donated by someone dead but this has to reach the recipient within a few hours after the donor's death. In case of live donation the donor should give his consent . In case of cadaver donation, relatives need to provide consent.
  8. 8. CADAVER TRANSPLANT • Cadaver transplant is the method of donating organs of a brain death person to other patients. • Organ transplantation of hithendran is the one of the best example of cadaver transplantation.
  9. 9. Organ donation process • Organ donation always occur in a hospital,after death has been declared and the family has given constent. • If you are willing to donate organs ,visit your nearby hospital and fill in the donor form .
  10. 10. Organ shortage reasons • Family consent, and negative attitude contribute towards organ shortage. • This could be due to the following reasons - Religion • Fear, ignorance and misunderstanding • Legal aspects • Media reports on scandals involving organ rackets
  11. 11. Improvement in organ donation Currently organ donation is improved due to the following reasons • Increased HLA typing and cross-matching facilities. • Improved facilities in packing,transport and retrieval of organs. • Supporting organization for networking and registry maintenance.
  12. 12. Role of society • Society plays a greater role in transplantation programmes such as cadaver transplants. • Increased public awareness and efforts must be taken for the cause of organ donation.
  13. 13. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS • www.aphithendranmemorialtrust.org • www.mohanfoundation.org • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/organ_donation
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