Accession Number:

AD1018869

Title:

Use of the Abdominal Aortic Tourniquet for Hemorrhage Control

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,20 Sep 2012,19 Mar 2016

Corporate Author:

Georgia Regents University Augusta United States

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Report Date:

2016-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

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.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE