Cryonics is an innovative technique designed to potentially save lives by preserving bodies at extremely low temperatures. This preservation aims to “pause” the body’s decay, offering patients a second chance through future advancements in medicine that can restore them to good health.
No, a person who can be resuscitated is not considered dead. Cryonics patients, when well-preserved, are in a state of cryopreservation, not irreversibly deceased. The distinction lies in the absence of cellular brain function, differentiating legal death from the potential for revival through superior future medicine.
Yes, extensive evidence supports cryonics. Biological specimens, including human tissue and embryos, have been successfully cryogenically preserved and revived. While whole mammals haven’t been revived, successful tests on monkeys and dogs provide promising insights. In the tab “Success in Cryonics”, you can find more information.
Ideally, the cryonics procedure should commence within minutes or, at most, an hour after death. Delays place greater reliance on future technology to reverse injuries and restore the body. Prolonged delays due to post-mortem relocations can complicate the cryonics process, rendering it less effective.
The revival timeline is currently unknown, as it hinges on technological advancements. Cryonics anticipates patients being revived when medical technologies reach the necessary level. The speed of technological progression and the quality of cryopreservation influence this outcome.
Cryonics America patients will be revived by our dedicated medical team and scientists when sufficient medicinal technologies become available in the future.
Absolutely. It’s not just humans who can undergo cryopreservation at our Cryonics America. In fact, pets make excellent candidates for cryogenic preservation because, often, their passing is pre-planned, allowing the pet preservation process to begin right after they pass away.
Choosing cryonics offers a unique alternative to traditional burial and cremation. Unlike those methods, cryonics provides a reasonable chance for revival through future medical advancements.