BloodSTOP® iX Advanced Hemostat and WoundHEAL® Matrix for Burn Surgery
BloodSTOP® iX was awarded “Best in Category for Hemostat and Wound Healing” by 51st ABA 2019!
Immediate Hemostasis with BloodSTOP® iX
Re-healing of donor site at 7 days from 2nd operation
“We used BloodSTOP® iX on patients’ donor sites and we’re seeing 7 days healing and have used this same site for
– Dr. Stathis Poulakidas, MD, FACS
Division Chief of Burn Surgery,
Cook County Health Burn Center, Chicago, IL
BloodSTOP® iX is a next generation advanced hemostatic and wound healing matrix made from water soluble, etherified sodium carboxymethyl cellulose. It is used by medical professionals and hospitals. It is a fully biocompatible, non-irritating, woven matrix of natural cellulose. It absorbs blood and exudates, transforms into a gel and adheres to any wound and, upon contact with blood, initiates blood coagulation, stops bleeding fast, and forms a protective layer that creates an autologous moist wound healing environment.
It has European Union CE Certification for internal and surface use, including with anticoagulant medications. BloodSTOP® iX currently has US Market Clearance for surface wound hemostasis.
Features and Benefits
- Facilitates more aggressive operation due to control of hemorrhage
- Absorbs blood and exudates, turns into a translucent gel, easy to seal and monitor the wound
- Keeps moist field and does not interfere with graft uptake
- Maintains skin integrity throughout the burn recovery phase
- Improves healing rates
- Conforms to any wound. Completely biocompatible, non-irritating
- Can be used with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
- Minimizes ligation and cauterization
- Decreases blood loss and operative time
- Very cost effective
- Post harvesting from autograft (permanent) donor site
- Post debridement of necrotic tissue site to control hemorrhage bleeding
- Application on permanent skin graft or allograft site
- Flap (reconstructive plastic skin repair) surgery
- Split-thickness skin grafting
A Novel Approach to Maintain Hemostasis and Achieve Improved Wound Healing
BloodSTOP® iX was placed over the entire wound followed by a layer of non-adherent dressing and then the left forearm was placed into a wound VAC. Upon takedown of the entire dressing on postoperative day five, it was noted that the patient’s wounds were completely epithelialized and his wound care was transitioned to lotion.
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