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Biopen helping a soldier survive after being wounded

American military doctors have received a new substance, which in many respects resembles construction foam used to seal cavities in the walls. Doctors say that this unique substance in the future will help save thousands of human lives. First of all, we are talking about the salvation of soldiers wounded in battle.

The substance is literally pumped into the body of a soldier who was injured, which stops the bleeding. The blood stops due to the fact that the foam substance expands and produces an effective restoration of the integrity of the vessels. During this time, the wounded can be taken to the hospital, where he will be given all necessary assistance. If we take into account that the majority of soldiers die after heavy fighting from blood loss, then the new substance should lead to a revolution in medicine.

The first testing of a new foam substance led to a sixfold decrease in blood loss. This was the reason for increasing the chances of a soldier surviving even after three hours after being seriously injured. Three hours is an acceptable time to remove a soldier from the battlefield and deliver him to a military hospital for further treatment.

The question is who will inject foam into the body of a fighter? The doctors respond to this, that the fighter himself will inject the solution. He should give himself two injections in the abdominal cavity. Liquids from both ampoules, when in contact with each other, form a polymer of polyurethane nature, and the polymer volume can increase by a factor of thirty, which will help to stop internal bleeding in the event of a gunshot or shrapnel wound. If a wounded fighter cannot inject himself, then his comrade can do it for him. The biopen, which will be obtained in this way, will become a kind of shield after it hardens and prevents damage to internal organs.

After the wounded soldier hits the surgical table, the foam can be easily removed. It is reported that the surgeon can do it in a minute.

Biopen helping a soldier survive after being wounded

A new material was tested on pigs, and the level of survival of animals after injuries during the first 3 hours increased by 9 times!

However, the new invention causes skeptical evaluation of the military itself. Many argue that when injured in the abdominal cavity biopen may simply be mixed with the contents of the stomach or intestines, which will lead to other unfortunate consequences for the wounded. Whether doctors can cope with the effects of the toxic mixture is also not entirely clear.
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  1. Hleb
    Hleb 20 June 2013 08: 44
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    foamy substance expands and effectively restores vascular integrity
    if somehow! it will be possible to stop the bleeding from the artery using this foam in seconds, then ...
    1. habalog
      habalog 20 June 2013 17: 28
      0 /? mod = pages & id = 109

      For a long time already it seems like. And liquid bandages are, and plasters.

      My sister is a doctor. Once from the hospital I brought an "unspoken name" ointment, which healed superficial wounds at once. Literally in an hour or two, instead of an open wound, the seam was overgrown. I checked it on myself, accidentally chopping off half a finger. Nothing - grown fellow
  2. AK-47
    AK-47 20 June 2013 09: 04
    Any attempt to save the life of a wounded soldier can only be welcomed.
    1. Scoun
      Scoun 20 June 2013 14: 37
      I was confused by the name .. Biopen and the ending
      toxic mixture doctors, too, is not entirely clear.

      that is, it is toxic and the name of biofoam definitely does not suit him
      a drug type; **** flex.
      1. djon77
        djon77 20 June 2013 15: 55
        toxic mixture refers to the contents of the stomach. this is the main danger since this leads to peritonitis
  3. Evgeniy-111
    Evgeniy-111 20 June 2013 09: 40
    And if you expand 30 times it will not tear?
    1. djon77
      djon77 20 June 2013 15: 54
      pigs didn’t tear apart
  4. Evrepid
    Evrepid 20 June 2013 09: 52
    In Soviet times, the drug was produced, popularly known as "liquid skin".
    How many times have they been used in childhood, they are poured into a deep cut, it foams removes dirt from the wound, closes the cut with a thick layer in color that is very similar to the skin and practically cannot be separated from it.
    After 2-3 days, it resolves, and at the wound site a faint pink strip of new skin.
    After using the drug, it was possible to go swimming again immediately in the river. Virtually no blood loss.

    It is a pity that now he is not in pharmacies.
    So well done Americans, but about 20-30 years behind in their designs.
    1. Pimply
      Pimply 20 June 2013 15: 11
      Respected. This is completely different.
      1. Evrepid
        Evrepid 21 June 2013 16: 45
        Well, not quite.
        It’s clear that a wound in the stomach is a very dangerous wound.
        In war, bullets do not look where they can get, if the soldier’s first-aid kit has a bottle with the liquid described by me, there’s nothing wrong with that.
        A wound in an arm, a tangent leg is easier to fill with 2-3 milliliters of "liquid skin" than to rewind with a bandage, with the possibility of suppuration and other "wonderful" consequences.
        These are drugs of one direction, one idea, to repair a wound as quickly as possible.

        What I described happened in 1975 - 1985, widespread use was much earlier, which I wrote about.

        Yes, and the extraction of fragments from dissected and filled with foam organs, is another thing.
  5. J. Tapia
    J. Tapia 20 June 2013 11: 11
    this drug Celox has long been in the Amer medicine chests. soldier.
  6. ... in motu
    ... in motu 20 June 2013 11: 41
    Now a rubber ball is introduced into the stomach and pumped with air to stop gastric bleeding. Is foam the next step?
  7. ... in motu
    ... in motu 20 June 2013 11: 41
    Now a rubber ball is introduced into the stomach and pumped with air to stop gastric bleeding. Is foam the next step?
  8. Flooding
    Flooding 20 June 2013 12: 27
    A new material was tested on pigs, and the level of survival of animals after injuries during the first 3 hours increased by 9 times!

    Poor crap. What will the green say to this?
  9. cumastra1
    cumastra1 20 June 2013 14: 56
    Some garbage. If bleeding when injured in the stomach, then no foam will help, and the glue is a moment that American inventors sniff too. It can be used instead of a bandage (for example, with prolapse of internal organs - to protect them). But internal bleeding - I will not believe.
    1. Pimply
      Pimply 20 June 2013 15: 13
      Do not smack nonsense. You may not believe how much you want - the drug is already there.
  10. Peace war
    Peace war 20 June 2013 14: 56
    Something I am also skeptical about this. 30 times, restoration of the integrity of blood vessels, and in the end it’s also flickering ah, yes, well, the toxicity of biofoam needs to be put somewhere ... Although I agree with the above, any undertakings should be welcomed in this area.
    1. djon77
      djon77 20 June 2013 16: 03
      my skepticism causes something else. I agree about the bleeding remains. since the foam simply wrapping up the organs or tissues will not let the blood flow freely. the same effect as clamping the wounds. the volume of the foam should individually be calculated as the excess volume can freely press on the diaphragm and press on the heart and lungs and the chances of the wounded to die faster from foam
      1. cumastra1
        cumastra1 20 June 2013 19: 26
        Nice to see an intelligent person. Let's add: blood from a broken vessel, restrained by foam from effusion into the abdominal cavity, will most likely go into the intestines. Are they going to suck him too? Will the foam stick to the peritoneum? if so, then how to break it off?, besides, the intestines tend to contract, how will it do it in a "crucified" state? And if it does not stick, then the sense from it is 0. And if the injection goes directly into the intestine, it will simply tear. I repeat - bullshit. The surgeon, under visual control, sometimes has difficulty in tying the vessel. And here - "smart foam" yeah, biomass with nanomark.
        1. datur
          datur 20 June 2013 22: 39
          The surgeon, under visual control, sometimes has difficulty in tying the vessel. And here - "smart foam" yeah, biomass with nanomark .--- but what money for cutting !!!! repeat
  11. ivanovbg
    ivanovbg 20 June 2013 15: 59
    Exposed wounds in the abdominal cavity can be bombarded with 200-800 grams of sugar. Blood coagulates very quickly when it comes in contact with sugar, and sugar itself, wet with blood, forms a hard crust that stops bleeding. Due to the high osmotic pressure of the sugar gel, the infection will not occur. Here the problems are different:
    1. It is necessary to put your fingers deep in the wound and expand its walls to fill the sugar, without causing damage to internal organs and without aggravating the wound;
    2. The wounded cannot move and wriggle in any way, because the blood-sugar crust is very fragile and once broken, no "additional filling" will help;
    3. The wounded must be transported very carefully, for the same reason;
    In general, if it came to backfilling with ripped or perforated stomach sugar, the chances are small, one out of three survives. But if the incident occurred somewhere far from civilization, where there is no ambulance, then sugar is better than nothing.
    1. Mikhail3
      Mikhail3 20 June 2013 20: 34
      Better powder of marigold flowers actually.
  12. LAO
    LAO 20 June 2013 18: 21
    Maybe, after some refinement, it will be really serious help for the wounded in the stomach, but so far it is difficult to judge due to lack of information.
    1. Whether there will be a compression of the organs or compression of the vessels feeding the underlying organs with the development of ischemic phenomena?
    2. How then (in the hospital) to get rid of hardened foam? .. etc.
  13. oldok
    oldok 20 June 2013 20: 00
    Very interesting information! The questions immediately arise:
    1. Will the biofoam have a programmed memory for expansion inside the abdominal cavity
    2. How to prevent massive adhesions between the loops of the intestine
    3. Removal of the components of the foam after stabilization of the condition of the patient (wounded) will be carried out in a defragmented form or by means of a large cavity operation, which can significantly worsen the condition of the patient
  14. uzer 13
    uzer 13 20 June 2013 20: 05
    Pictures of cut stomachs are not a very pleasant sight, but the idea itself deserves attention. The pigs are still alive! Http: //
  15. sergey158-29
    sergey158-29 20 June 2013 20: 07
    Any options for providing medical care to the wounded in the field are only welcome: foams, gels, sprays - if only to deliver to the medical unit (tent) ... I would like to hear the comments of doctors, as for me - it would save a lot of guys!
  16. knn54
    knn54 20 June 2013 20: 18
    “Black bandages” made of needle carbon saved many lives of our fighters back in Afghanistan. They compare favorably with traditional gauze, for example, with the highest sorption, due to which blood and lymph with mud are drawn from the wound.
    A carbon bandage is easily and painlessly removed, without damaging anything (does not peel the crust from the wound), leaves some of the fibers in the wound that only help to heal - through them there is drainage and aeration of the wound. In addition, carbon itself has an active bactericidal property.
    But also forgot ...
  17. atos_kin
    atos_kin 20 June 2013 23: 26
    A thermostatic surgical device for stopping blood and sterilizing wounds has been developed and successfully tested in Ukraine. Simple and effective. Tested not only in pigs.