Drone makes history by delivering organ for successful transplant

Drone makes history by delivering organ for successful transplant

A drone in Maryland has made history after it became the first unmanned aircraft to deliver a donor kidney to surgeons, who successfully transplanted

Federal prisons to install systems to prevent drone contraband deliveries
Israel says it has prevented imminent Iranian drone strike from Syria
Couple arrested, cleared over London airport drone scare felt ‘completely violated’

A drone in Maryland has made history after it became the first unmanned aircraft to deliver a donor kidney to surgeons, who successfully transplanted the organ in a patient with kidney failure.Transplant physicians and researchers at the University of Maryland’s school of medicine and its medical centre teamed up with aviation and engineering experts to fly the organ to the 44-year-old patient, said the university last week.READ MORE: Organ donor cards replaced by online system in Manitoba“The whole thing is amazing,” said patient Trina Glipsy, who was discharged from the Baltimore medical centre after the transplant. “Years ago, this is not something that you would think about.”Using a drone to deliver organs can be a safer and speedier way to deliver organs than transporting them using a paramedic vehicle, says the head of the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program.

COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 0
DISQUS: