The Cryonics Institutes 148th Patient
Cryonics Institute Case Report for Patient Number 148
CI patient #148 was an 82 year old male from England. The patient was a CI member at the time of his death.
The patient was pronounced dead in his home at 11:30 pm on January 11, 2017. The patient contracted with Cryonics UK to provide standby, cooling, and transportation. The perfusion was also performed by Cryonics UK and was completed by approximately 6:30 am on January 12th. (The case report from Cryonics UK will be made available once it is received.) After the perfusion, the patient was placed in dry ice while the necessary paperwork was obtained for transportation.
The patient arrived at the CI facility, packed in dry ice, in the evening of January 26th, approximately 15 days after death. The patient was then placed into the computer controlled cooling chamber to cool to liquid nitrogen temperature. The human vitrification program was selected and the time needed to cool the patient to liquid nitrogen temperature was five days and 11 hours. The patient was then placed in a cryostat for long-term cryonic storage.