Inspired By Using Battle Zones, Balloon Device Can Also Store Civilians From Fatal Blood Loss

Above the balloon, blood still flowed normally to her brain, heart, lungs and other vital organs.
Advertisement Continue reading the main storyThe Defense Department and the University of Michigan hold the patent, Dr. Rasmussen said, and he makes no money from it.
The balloon had only bought the medical team a bit of time to find the source of the blood loss and fix it.
“It was pretty clunky,” Dr. Rasmussen said.
People with pelvic injuries, like Ms. Williams and Ms. Hall, are ideal candidates for Reboa, surgeons say.

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