New technology that allows organs to be transported warm instead of on ice is being tested at Scripps Green Hospital.
News media recently covered the rollout, including the story of a police officer who received a new liver using the new warm perfusion transportation system. Christopher Marsh, MD, a transplant surgeon and division head of Scripps Center for Organ and Cell Transplantation, was interviewed.
View the segment on CBS 8: Scripps Hospital unveils new organ transplant delivery method
Read the story in The San Diego Union-Tribune: New system could save more patients needing transplants for lung, liver or heart
View the segment on KPBS: Scripps Health develops new method for transporting livers without ice
Read the story in the La Jolla Village News: Scripps Green Hospital first in county to beta test organ transport system