Organdonasjon

Ischemic time

The time it takes to surgically remove an organ from a donor until it is transplanted to the recipient. The ischemic time should be as short as possible. Different organs have different maximal ischemitid and if this time elapses then the organ cannot be used.

  • Heart – 4 hours
  • Lungs – 6 hours
  • Liver – 12 hours
  • Pancreas – 12 hours
  • Kidney – 24-46 hours