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Table 6 The Modified Maastricht Classification and China Classification of DCD

From: Outcomes for primary kidney transplantation from donation after Citizens’ death in China: a single center experience of 367 cases

  Maastricht classification China classification
Category I
Uncontrolled
Found dead
IA. Out-of-hospital
IB. In-hospital
II Organ donation after cardiac death (DCD)a
Category II
Uncontrolled
Witnessed cardiac arrest
IIA. Out-of-hospital
IIB. In-hospital
II Organ donation after cardiac death (DCD)a
Category III
Controlled
Withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy III Organ donation after brain death followed by circulatory death (DBCD)
Category VI
Uncontrolled Controlled
Cardiac arrest while life brain dead II Organ donation after cardiac death (DCD)
  1. aAll the cases of DCD in our study were in–hospital