Longueuil, Quebec, Canada – MENODYS is proud to announce that the Beta Prototype of the Sterile Saline Slush Making Apparatus (SSSMA) enabled for the first time, in an operating procedure at the Sacré-Coeur Hospital Organ Collection Center in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the automated production of large volumes of sterile saline slush for the preservation of human organs.

Invented by Dr Pierre Marsolais, internal medicine specialist, intensivist and coordinator of the Organ Collection Center of the Sacré-Coeur Hospital of Montreal, this patent pending medical technology developed jointly with MENODYS accomplished its purpose in answering an important unmet need in organ collection and transplant procedures, the preparation of large volumes of sterile saline slush.

“ We are extremely pleased with the first results obtained with the SSSMA Beta Prototype particularly in regards to the quality of the “slush” that was generated without the need of human intervention in its production. This innovative medical technology will clearly answer the needs of numerous hospitals around the world involved in organ collection and transplantation that are looking for solutions to optimize production of large volumes of sterile saline slush for human organ preservation procedures ” said Richard Côté, Executive Vice-President of MENODYS.

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