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The Alcor building in Scottsdale, Arizona.
7 inches x 2.5 inches 300 dpi
The Alcor operating room, ready to receive a patient.
7.5 inches x 5.6 inches 300 dpi
Another view of the Alcor operating theater.
6.3 inches x 8.0 inches 300 dpi
A contract surgeon performs initial procedures to gain access to a patient’s vasculature. This will enable perfusion with a cryoprotectant solution to inhibit ice formation during subsequent cooling to storage temperature.
8.5 inches x 6.4 inches, 1.4 MB
A computer running LabView software displays parameters such as temperature, flow rate, and pressure during cryoprotective perfusion of a neuropatient.
5.4 inches x 5.1 inches 300 dpi
Another view of the surgical procedure.
4.7 inches x 5.4 inches 300 dpi
A neuropatient, previously installed in a small cylindrical container, is placed in a neuropod which is lowered into its central position among four wholebody pods, all of which are immersed in liquid nitrogen. The mist forms as water vapor in the air is chilled by nitrogen vapor.
4.3 inches x 6.8 inches 300 dpi
This “Bigfoot” Dewar is custom-designed to contain four wholebody patients and five neuropatients immersed in liquid nitrogen at -196 degrees Celsius. The Dewar is an insulated container which consumes no electric power. Liquid nitrogen is added periodically to replace the small amount that evaporates.
5.5 inches x 10.9 inches 300 dpi