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The party conferring a power. One who makes a gift. One who creates a trust.

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n. a person or entity making a gift or donation.

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a person who makes a gift of property.
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DONOR. He who makes a gift. (q.v.)

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The proposal also makes it clear that the IDA may be one person or an independent living donor advocate team with multiple members, provided that an IDA team must designate one person from the team as the key contact for each potential living donor.
In addition, a living donor LT immediately after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting was performed simultaneously in one session in 2010.
"Generally people who receive a kidney from a living donor live for longer than those who receive one from a deceased donor, and much longer than they would be expected to live if they did not receive a kidney transplant.
With accurate information and knowledge of the donation process, patients can use social media effectively to search for potential living donors.
In 2005, the United Network for Organ Sharing reported that 83% of all living donor nephrectomies in the United States were performed laparoscopically.
In living donor candidates, care must be taken to minimize or eliminate any adverse effects of donation.
After institutional approval, data from 100 consecutive related living donor (RLD) nephrectomies performed over a 33-month period between September 2008 and June 2011, were retrospectively collected and analysed.
Their report recommended that transplant programs have an advocate for living donors. The purpose was to avoid any conflict of interest between living donor and recipient, real or perceived, and the healthcare professionals involved in their care (Ethics Committee of the Transplantation Society, 2004; Monaco & Morris, 2005).
"The program not only provides essential support for living donors, but it also helps to increase access to transplantation for patients in end-stage organ failure.
A family donor was not possible and Tom knew a kidney from an altruistic living donor was his best option.
ISLAMABAD -- The country's first pediatric living donor liver transplant surgery has been successfully performed by a 30-member team of surgeons and consultants."This was the first time in the medical history of Pakistan that local doctors at a hospital have performed such a surgery," head of the team, Dr Faisal Saud Dar told on Wednesday.