Use of the Abdominal Aortic Tourniquet for Hemorrhage Control
Technical Report,20 Sep 2012,19 Mar 2016
Georgia Regents University Augusta United States
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Uncontrolled hemorrhage continues to be a leading cause of fatal injuries on the modern battlefield. Uncontrolled pelvic andinguinal bleeding is a leading preventable cause of death. This project is designed to study a new hemorrhage control deviceAbdominal Aortic Tourniquet AAT to control this kind of hemorrhage in a worst case scenario injury modelhemicorporectomy. Using a porcine model the AAT will be compared to conventional hemorrhage control using Combat Gauze and pressure dressing.