Obtaining consent for eye donation

A. Loewenstein, R. Rahmiel, D. Varssano, M. Lazar

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We prospectively studied all the deaths that occurred in Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov Hospital), Tel Aviv, from 1 July through 30 September 1989 for possible eye donation. Of the 135 suitable candidates 29 donations were obtained (21.5%). In the course of the study the procurement rate progressively increased as a result of a higher level of effort and awareness by the hospital medical staff.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-81
Number of pages3
JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


  • corneal transplantation
  • donation consent
  • organ donation


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