Rewriting Life

Inflatable Device Stops the Bleeding

Maynard Ramsey, the chief executive officer and chief scientist at CardioCommand, a Tampa, FL-based medical device company, demonstrates a new device to halt hemorrhaging. It is a balloon-based device, 12.25 inches long and .5 inches in diameter prior to deployment, that is inserted into a wound and inflated in less than 90 seconds.

Jan 14, 2010