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Is this possible to do?

When you die, can you request to have whatever organs that are in good, working condition, frozen or "saved" in case a family member were to need one in the future?


Asked by Ash9724 at 12:04 AM on Oct. 18, 2010 in Health

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  • I'm sure you can. I had my last baby's cord blood banked and they can freeze other things. It's called cryogenics and supposedly (I don't know if it's a myth or not) Walt Disney paid to have himself frozen in case if some time in the future it's possible to be brought back to life medically. It is a real thing though and there are websites like

    Answer by carol2m2 at 12:11 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • Sorry if this is stupid, I don't even know if you can freeze organs.

    Comment by Ash9724 (original poster) at 12:04 AM on Oct. 18, 2010

  • It's not stupid, it's actually very considerate of your family! But no, I don't think organs can be frozen because when the cells freeze they burst. Sorry!

    Answer by KA91 at 12:10 AM on Oct. 18, 2010