Paragonix Mission

At Paragonix, our mission is to create a new standard for organ preservation and transport that improves patient outcomes worldwide. We strive to protect the ultimate donation with the dignity and safety it deserves to give patients every possible advantage to thrive.

This first-of-its-kind device provides a sterile, temperature and pressure-controlled environment for organs traveling between operating rooms. The award-winning product is designed to be easy-to-use in stressful, fast-paced environments where there is no room for mistakes

146,840

organs transplanted around the world each year

9 min.

every 9 minutes someone is added to the US waitlist

2.7x

the US organ waitlist is 2.7x bigger than the number of transplants in the US each year

17

people die every day waiting for a transplant in the US alone

Delivering a new standard in organ preservation & transport
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Paragonix SherpaPak™ CARDIAC Transport System

Our flagship product, the Paragonix SherpaPak™ Cardiac Transport System is also the only commercially available FDA-cleared and CE-marked medical device for heart transportation.

In 2020, the Consensus Statement from ISHLT on Donor Heart and Lung Procurement warned against the risks of tissue damage from ice and cited the Paragonix SherpaPak CTS as a new technology to prevent freezing.

5%

of the 6 million people in the US with heart failure are in end stages requiring advanced therapies  

7,881

heart transplants are performed around the world every year

2x

patients who experience severe graft dysfunction require 2x the resources before discharge

4-8°C

the Paragonix system is validated to maintain a temperature of 4-8°C for over 40 hours

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