Protocol of care concerning non heart beating donors. Timings, exclusion criteria and protocol steps are described. The time between collapse and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) initiation had to be less than 30 minutes. The duration of CPR could not be less than 30 minutes. The time between collapse and intraaortic double balloon catheter (DBC) insertion had to be less than 150 minutes, defining warm ischaemia (WI). The time between DBC insertion and kidney retrieval had to be less than 180 minutes, while the kidney had to be transplanted within 18 hours after IGL-1 infusion initiation (cold ischaemia). HBV = hepatitis B virus; HCV = hepatitis C virus.