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Drone Delivers Lungs to Hospital

October 18, 2021

Last month, United Therapeutics made history when the company transported a set of lungs by drone in Toronto. The transplant flight is a result of a collaboration between United Therapeutics and Canada’s University Health Network. The container was specifically designed to ensure the lungs could make the flight, accounting for factors like temperature, vibrations, bumps and air pressure. This technology is paving the way for availability of organs to more patients in the future. Having reliable, timely transport for organs remains one of the largest hurdles for organ availability.

Article Source: CBS News

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