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100% Chitosan Haemostatic Dressing

  • Sterile, ready to use
  • Easy, painless removal
  • Effective in patients on blood thinners
  • Can be cut, folded, stuffed into deep wounds

Based on patented, clinically validated a.c.t (Axio clotting technology)

specifications

CompositionChitosan - 100%
IndicationStops moderate to severe bleeding
MechanismCharge-based mucoadhesion and
blood-cell aggregation
MaterialNatural, Biocompatible,
Positively- charged polymer
TypeHighly absorbent sponge (absorbs
minimum 30x its weight)
FlexibilityPliable, conformable to any wound
shape, active on all sides
SterilitySterilized using Gama irradiation
Shelf Life3 Years
UseSingle-use
RemovalIrrigate with saline
Side EffectsNo side effects
ImplantNot implantable

sizes

Emergency & Trauma

100% Chitosan Haemostatic Dressing Axiostat® is ready to use and can be cut to suit different wound sizes. They can be delivered through a pool of blood and is simple to apply and remove by a non-medical first responder.

how to use axiostat

intended use / indication

Axiostat® is a sterile, single use, non-absorbadle haemostatic dressing intended to be used for temporary control of bleeding wounds.
Axiostat® stops moderate to severe bleeding due to cuts, abrasions, lacerations, venous or arterial bleeding.

recommended for

Arterial Bleeding

Venous Bleeding

Scalp,
Neck and Head
Trauma

Lacerations & deep cuts

Puncture
or
stab wounds

clinical data

references

  • Assessing the Efficacy of Haemostatic Dressing Axiostat in Trauma Care at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India: A Comparison with Conventional Cotton Gauze. Patel K. et al. Indian Journal of Emergency Medicine; 2016, 2(2):93-99.
  • Studying Safety & Efficacy of Axiostat® Dressing in Acute Hemorrhage Due to Trauma-Comparative Study. Kabeer M. et al., 2012. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03035695
  • Toxicity and hemostatic potential of poly [ß-(1, 4)-2-amino-2-deoxy-D-glucosamine] based hemostatic material on albino rabbits. Mohanan PV, Mavely L, Pandya A. Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods; 2011, 21(1):25-30.
  • Chitosan preparations for wounds and burns: antimicrobial and wound-healing effects. Dai T. et al., Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy; 2011, 9(7):857-879.
  • Haemostatic dressings in prehospital care. Smith AH, Laird C, Porter K, Bloch M. Emergency Medicine Journal; 2013, 30(10):784-789.
  • Local and systemic hemostatics as an adjunct to control bleeding in trauma. Georgiou C, Neofytou K, Demetriades D. The American Surgeon. 2013,79(2):180-7.
  • Insights into the mode of action of chitosan as an antibacterial compound. Raafat D, von Bargen K, Haas A, Sahl HG. Applied and Environmental Microbiology; 2008, 74(12):3764-73.
  • Hemostatic Agents Derived from Chitin and Chitosan. Whang H. S. et al., Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part C; 2005, 45 (4), 309–323.

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