Table. 3.

Modified Maastricht classification of donations after circulatory death

Category Clinical status
I (uncontrolled) Found dead: sudden unexpected cardiac arrest without any attempt of resuscitation by a life-medical team
IA: out of hospital
IB: in hospital
II (uncontrolled) Witnessed cardiac arrest: sudden unexpected irreversible cardiac arrest with unsuccessful resuscitation
IIA: out of hospital
IIB: in hospital
III (controlled) Planned withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy
IV (UC or C) Sudden cardiac arrest after diagnosis of brain death
V Medically assisted cardiac arrest and subsequent organ donation in some country

UC, uncontrolled; C, controlled.

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