Full Text:   <2369>

CLC number: R742

On-line Access: 

Received: 2008-05-30

Revision Accepted: 2008-07-19

Crosschecked: 0000-00-00

Cited: 3

Clicked: 4554

Citations:  Bibtex RefMan EndNote GB/T7714

-   Go to

Article info.
1. Reference List
Open peer comments

Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2008 Vol.9 No.11 P.921-922


Supplementary tests for confirmation of brain death

Author(s):  Wei-lung CHENG, Kao-chang LIN

Affiliation(s):  Department of Neurology, Chi Mei Medical Center, Taiwan 736, Liouying, Tainan County; more

Corresponding email(s):   gaujang@mail2000.com.tw

Key Words:  No key word

Share this article to: More <<< Previous Article|

Wei-lung CHENG, Kao-chang LIN. Supplementary tests for confirmation of brain death[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2008, 9(11): 921-922.

@article{title="Supplementary tests for confirmation of brain death",
author="Wei-lung CHENG, Kao-chang LIN",
journal="Journal of Zhejiang University Science B",
publisher="Zhejiang University Press & Springer",

%0 Journal Article
%T Supplementary tests for confirmation of brain death
%A Wei-lung CHENG
%A Kao-chang LIN
%J Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B
%V 9
%N 11
%P 921-922
%@ 1673-1581
%D 2008
%I Zhejiang University Press & Springer
%DOI 10.1631/jzus.B0870001

T1 - Supplementary tests for confirmation of brain death
A1 - Wei-lung CHENG
A1 - Kao-chang LIN
J0 - Journal of Zhejiang University Science B
VL - 9
IS - 11
SP - 921
EP - 922
%@ 1673-1581
Y1 - 2008
PB - Zhejiang University Press & Springer
ER -
DOI - 10.1631/jzus.B0870001

No abstract

Darkslateblue:Affiliate; Royal Blue:Author; Turquoise:Article


[1] Ad Hoc Committee of the Harvard Medical School, 1968. A definition of irreversible coma: report of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Harvard Medical School to Examine the Definition of Brain Death. JAMA, 205(6):337-340.

[2] Greer, D.M., Varelas, P.N., Haque, S., Wijdicks, E.F., 2008. Variability of brain death determination guidelines in leading US neurologic institutions. Neurology, 70(4):284-289.

[3] Haupt, W.F., Rudolf, J., 1999. European brain death codes: a comparison of national guidelines. J. Neurol., 246(6):432-437.

[4] Kuo, J.R., Chen, C.F., Chio, C.C., Chang, C.H., Wang, C.C., Yang, C.M., Lin, K.C., 2006. Time dependent validity in the diagnosis of brain death using transcranial Doppler sonography. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry, 77(5):646-649.

[5] Mollaret, P., Goulon, M., 1959. Le coma de’passe’. Rev. Neurol. (Paris), 101:3-15.

[6] Sloan, M.A., Alexandrov, A.V., Tegeler, C.H., Spencer, M.P., Caplan, L.R., Feldmann, E., Wechsler, L.R., Newell, D.W., Gomez, C.R., Babikian, V.L., et al., 2004. Assessment: transcranial Doppler ultrasonography: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology, 62(9):1468-1481.

[7] The Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology, 1995. Practice parameters for determining brain death in adults [summary statement]. Neurology, 45(5):1012-1014.

[8] Wang, K., Yuan, Y., Xu, Z.Q., Wu, X.L., Luo, B.Y., 2008. Benefits of combination of electroencephalography, short latency somatosensory evoked potentials, and transcranial Doppler techniques for confirming brain death. J. Zhejiang Univ. Sci. B, 9(11):916-920.

[9] Wijdicks, E.F., Pfeifer, E.A., 2008. Neuropathology of brain death in the modern transplant era. Neurology, 70(15):1234-1237.

[10] Zamperetti, N., Bellomo, R., Defanti, C.A., Latronico, N., 2004. Irreversible apnoeic coma 35 years later. Towards a more rigorous definition of brain death? Intensive. Care Med., 30(9):1715-1722.

Open peer comments: Debate/Discuss/Question/Opinion


Please provide your name, email address and a comment

Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE, 38 Zheda Road, Hangzhou 310027, China
Tel: +86-571-87952783; E-mail: cjzhang@zju.edu.cn
Copyright © 2000 - 2024 Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE