One of the main debates surrounding cryonics is timing. Currently, it is legal only to freeze a body after the person has been declared dead by medics. Because freezing a person who is still alive will cause his or her imminent death, freezing live people is considered assisted suicide and is not permitted under United States law. However, it is imperative that the person
Because of our commitment to the speedy preservation of the deceased, choosing Osiris is the best shot for a successful cryogenic preservation. Out of state relocation after death can take several hours or even close to a day, which will add complications to the cryonics procedure. Longer delays place a greater burden on future technology to reverse injury and restore the brain to a healthy
Once the deceased is pronounced brain dead, which would happen if the body is left unfrozen for a considerable amount of time, there is no further use in freezing the body, as that person would not be able to be revived again in the future.
We work nationwide to ensure that all across the country can benefit from the speedy cryopreservation that the Osiris facility offers.
Ideal case. Patient terminates inside the cryonics facility as a planned event.
Local standby, slight delay, typical slow cooling.
Remote standby, slight delay, fast shipping.
Remote standby, moderate delays, shipping with
No stabilization, crude external cooling, shipped by mortician
No perfusion possible. Chemical diffusion followed by cryopreservation or Suicide followed by autopsy.
Body undiscovered for hours or days.