Adult Cardiac Transplantation Utilizing Donors After Circulatory Death

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

June 14, 2023

Last Updated Month/Year

August 29, 2023

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Document Type


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Emergency care, Hospital, Operating and recovery room

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Counseling, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D046148 - Donor Selection


cardiac transplantation, donation after circulatory death, donors after circulatory death, circulatory death

Source Citation

Schroder JN, Scheuer S, Catarino P, Caplan A, Silvestry SC, Jeevanandam V, Large S, Shah A, MacDonald P, Slaughter MS, Naka Y, Milano CA. The American Association for Thoracic Surgery 2023 Expert Consensus Document: Adult cardiac transplantation utilizing donors after circulatory death. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2023 Sep;166(3):856-869.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2023.03.014. Epub 2023 Jun 14. PMID: 37318399.