We are a full-service, AATB accredited tissue bank focused on tissue recovery, distribution and storage. Recoveries are led by Certified Tissue Banking Specialists, and primarily performed in our dedicated recovery suite at the Center for Life, in collaboration with University Health System, Texas Organ Sharing Alliance, and San Antonio Eye Bank.
We work with local partners to promote organ, tissue, and eye donation within the community, also providing support to donor families.
South Texas Blood & Tissue Center works with hospitals across south Texas to offer families and individuals the opportunity to save and enhance lives through the gift of tissue donation. We support this mission by:
We maximize the impact of each donor by focusing on the needs of our partners. Our trained surgical staff can recover all common transplantable tissue types including musculoskeletal, skin, cardiac and vascular tissues. Additionally, we can recover other specific tissue types for clinical and non-clinical use.
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We provide autologous tissue storage services for hospital partners in addition to offering freeze dried, fresh frozen and cryopreserved grafts for orthopedic, cardiac and vascular surgeries.