Donation

Donation types in Lithuania:

1. Donation after death:

        *after brain

A donor after brain death (DBD) is a deceased organ donor in whom death has been determined by neurologic criteria.

         *after cardiac

A donor after circulatory death (DCD) is a deceased organ donor in whom death has been determined by circulatory and respiratory criteria.

2. Living donation

Living donor is a living human being from whom organs have been recovered for the purpose of transplantation.
A living donor should has one of the following possible relationships with the recipient: father, mother, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, wife, husband or another family member.

        * kidney paired donation

A paired kidney exchange occurs when a living kidney donor is incompatible with the recipient, and so exchanges kidneys with another donor/recipient pair. Two live donor transplants would occur. This kidney paired donation transplant enables two incompatible recipients to receive healthy, more compatible kidneys.

Consent system for organ donation

Law On Donation And Transplantation Of Human Tissues, Cells And Organs established a written consent (opt-in) of person for transplantation after his death (donor card) or written consent of relatives in case of person death.

Last updated: 16-11-2017