Drone first delivered a donor kidney. The organ was immediately transplanted into the patient.

Prompt delivery of donor organs is one of the most important conditions for successful transplantation. Through

Some time after extraction, donor organs become unsuitable for transplantation.

The researchers sent the organ in a specialcontainer in which the conditions necessary for its preservation are met. Immediately after receiving the parcel, doctors transplanted a kidney to a 44-year-old patient, whose name was not disclosed.

The operation and the postoperative period were successful, and the patient had already been discharged from the hospital, scientists note.

Previously, engineers from the medical centerA University of Maryland trial showed that drones are a safe means of delivering organs for transplantation. As a result of the transportation of a donor kidney by a drone over a distance of 4.8 km, the body was not injured.