Select a letter below to find the word you are looking for. The glossary terms are for use in context with the work of the HTA, and are taken from our codes of practice.
Patients diagnosed with brain stem death that continue to be ventilated. This keeps the heart beating and blood circulating after death, until donation.
In relation to tissue or cells, means use on or in a human recipient, including use in applications situated or occurring outside the body, but not including use when tissue and cells are removed from, and applied in, the same person within the same surgical procedure.