TekniSlush technology description

The TekniSlush System is a mechanical apparatus enabling the automated production of high volume of sterile saline surgical slush used for the hypothermia and preservation of organs in a hospital setting during organ transplant procedures.

This medical technology is an invention of Dr Pierre Marsolais , MD, FRCPC, Intensivist internist at the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’île-de-Montréal.

Field of use

Operating room equipment – for the harvesting and preservation of tissues and organs.


Apparatus for the automated production of large volume of sterile saline surgical slush.