(EN) – Glossary of organ donation, transplantation and dialysis access terms | bidmc.org


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This glossary of commonly used organ donation, transplantation and dialysis access terms is courtesy of OrganDonor.Gov, with adaptation by the Transplant Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

The official U.S. Government web site for organ and tissue donation and transplantation, http://www.organdonor.gov, is maintained by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Division of Transplantation, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA).

Portions of the glossary were also adapted from and courtesy of, HRSA’s 2004Partnering With Your Transplant Team: The Patient’s Guide to Transplantation. Rockville, MD: Health Resources and Services Administration, Special Programs Bureau, Division of Transplantation.

via Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


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