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Tissue and Organ Procurement MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

MeSH Heading
Tissue and Organ Procurement
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Scope Note
The administrative procedures involved with acquiring TISSUES or organs for TRANSPLANTATION through various programs, systems, or organizations. These procedures include obtaining consent from TISSUE DONORS and arranging for transportation of donated tissues and organs, after TISSUE HARVESTING, to HOSPITALS for processing and transplantation.
Entry Term(s)
Donor Cards
Organ Donation
Organ Procurement
Organ Procurement Systems
Organ Shortage
Required Organ Donation Request
Required Request
Tissue Donation
Tissue Procurement
Tissue Shortage
Previous Indexing
Tissue Donors (1966-1986)
See Also
Tissue and Organ Harvesting
Tissue Banks
Tissue Donors
Public MeSH Note
2005; see ORGAN PROCUREMENT 1987-2004
History Note
2005 (1987)
Date Established
Date of Entry
Revision Date
Tissue and Organ Procurement Preferred
Organ Procurement Narrower
Organ Procurement Systems Related
Tissue Shortage Narrower
Organ Shortage Narrower
Required Organ Donation Request Related
Tissue Donation Related
Tissue Procurement Narrower
Organ Donation Related
Donor Cards Related
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