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Why Using a Drone to Complete a Transplant is Such a Pioneering Medical Breakthrough

SOURCE: University of Maryland School of Medicine

April 26, 2019

A University of Maryland unmanned aircraft has delivered a donor kidney to surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

“Faster, Safer, Cheaper” (Video)

SOURCE: University of Maryland, Terp Magazine

June 26, 2019

A woman’s lifesaving new kidney arrived by drone, and the nation’s transplant system may never be the same.

Unmanned drone delivered kidney for transplant

SOURCE: Associated Press

May 2, 2019

In a series of “groundbreaking first” the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore successfully delivered and transplanted a donor kidney into a patient using an unmanned drone to transport the donated organ.

Watch first-ever drone delivery of organ for transplant

SOURCE: CNN

May 2, 2019

A drone delivered a human organ to a recipient for transplant for the first time. CNN’s Martin Savidge talks to Dr. Joseph Scalea who performed the transplant.