Sterile Saline Slush Making Apparatus

Technology description

The sterile saline slush making apparatus is a mechanical apparatus which allows the automated production of large volume of sterile saline slush to be used for the preservation of organs in organ transplantation procedures.

Field of Use

Operating Room Product

Indications

Apparatus producing large volume of sterile saline slush.

Development Status

Mechanical and physical proof of concept completed (Prototype Alpha).

Pre-commercial Beta Prototype transferred in hospital setting for trial in September 2016.

Data Supporting the Technology

In development

Commercial Partners

Not yet partnered.

Intellectual Property

PCT patent application on device, assembly and method filed in March 2017.

Lead inventor is Dr Pierre Marsolais of Sacré-Coeur Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Regulatory Status

Class I

News about the Sterile Saline Slush Making Apparatus

  1. November 2016 – MENODYS announces the first successful use of the Sterile Saline Slush Making Apparatus in an organ collection procedure
  2. March 2016 –  Launching the Sterile Saline Slush Making Apparatus project
Sterile saline slush making apparatus