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UMMC Baltimore makes first delivery of a transplant organ by drone

UMMC Baltimore makes first delivery of a transplant organ by drone

In a first-ever advancement in human medicine and aviation technology, a University of Maryland unmanned aircraft has delivered a donor kidney to surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center for successful transplantation into a patient with kidney failure. This successful demonstration illustrates the potential of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for providing organ deliveries that,… Read more »

Source: UMMS, 30-Apr-19