Special syringe XStat 30 will stop heavy bleeding

syringe XStat 30

The high-speed medical device XStat 30 is developed in the US in case of emergency assistance received a gunshot or other penetrating injury. The original version of XStat was intended for the US Army in case of assistance to the wounded on the battlefield. Now it will become accessible to all.

XStat is a plastic syringe filled with 92 small sponges. In case of injury with his help, an injection is made directly into the wound, and after 20 seconds the bleeding stops. As you know, before the blood had to stop using special gauze. At the same time, there was pressure on the wound, which caused the victim unnecessary pain.

Sponges made from cellulose

The sponges with which the syringe is filled are made of cellulose based on wood pulp, coated with chitosan, a substance contained in the shell of some crustaceans. Scientists have long known not only the unique antibacterial, but also thrombogenic properties of chitosan.

Action XStat 30

Once inside the wound cavity under some pressure, the sponges stop even very strong arterial bleeding. Each syringe can absorb up to 473 ml of blood. There will be no problems with the subsequent removal of sponges from the wound, as they are clearly visible on X-rays. However, in case of severe injuries to the chest, abdomen, pelvis or in the collarbone area, the XStat 30 is not effective.

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