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A clinico-neuropathological study on brain death
Nagoya journal of medical science
A clinico-neuropathological study was conducted on 60 cases of brain death, 36 males and 24 females, ranging in age from 11 to 81 years, the average being 49.4 years. Of these, 29 patients died of cerebrovascular disease. The average duration of brain death was 99 hours. The mean weight of the brain was 1466 g. Neuropathological findings were brain edema, congestion, herniation and various subarachnoid hemorrhages. Histologically, the cytoplasm of neurons was pale and ghost-like. In the whitepmid:7898557 fatcat:4s7e65gsrngdbbzzd32lmuzlru