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Scripps First to Use Heated Organ Transport System in San Diego Region

Media cover clinical trial at Scripps Green Hospital


Medical workers transport organ to Scripps Green.

Media cover clinical trial at Scripps Green Hospital

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

Media Contact

Keith Darce
858-678-7121