Classification of non-heart-beating donors (according to Van Raemdonck et al., 2004)

IDead on arrival
IIUnsuccessful resuscitation
IIIAwaiting cardiac arrest
IVCardiac arrest in a brain-dead donor
VEqivalent to group II, but occurring in hospital

In France, organ recovery is feasible only from donors in categories I, II and IV.

From: Organ Transplantation

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