TekniSlush System (www.teknislush.com)
The TekniSlush System 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
Apparatus producing large volume of sterile saline slush.
The TekniSlush System is available for use in hospital settings for organ collection and transplant procedures since July 2020.
Data Supporting the Technology
The company TekniScience (www.teknislush.com) is responsible for the commercialization of the TekniSlush System in Canada and the USA.
The lead inventor is Dr Pierre Marsolais, internal medicine specialist at the Montreal Sacré-Coeur Hospital, Quebec, Canada.
News about the TekniSlush System
1. February 2018 – Following the signature of an exclusive worldwide licence agreement, MENODYS announces the 50th successful use of the Sterile Saline Slush Making Apparatus in an organ collection procedure
2. November 2016 – MENODYS announces the first successful use of the Sterile Saline Slush Making Apparatus in an organ collection procedure
3. March 2016 – Launching the Sterile Saline Slush Making Apparatus project
4. November 2020 – MENODYS announces the sale and installation of the first TekniSlush System at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montréal (CHUM)