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Table 1 Maastricht classification system

From: Challenges in machine perfusion preservation for liver grafts from donation after circulatory death

Category Features Alternative categories
1 Dead upon arrival, accident and emergency Uncontrolled
2 Resuscitation attempted without success, accident and emergency Uncontrolled
3 Awaiting cardiac death, intensive care Controlled
4 Cardiac arrest while brain dead, intensive care Controlled
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