Presented at Annual Meeting of the Israel Heart Society
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USage of Chitosan for Femoral (USF) Haemostaiss After Percutaneous Procedures: Comparative Open Label Study
Summary: To test the efficacy of a chitosan pad for femoral haemostasis post coronary angiography as an adjunct to manual compression. The HemCon chitosan pad significantly decreased the time to haemostasis compared to a regular pad. The HemCon pad also reduced the total incidence of haematoma. Read more

Presented at MRSA Action UK: Infection Matters 2010 Symposium Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
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Antimicrobial and Haemostatic Performance of a Novel CHG-based IV Dressing when Exposed to Common Pathogens Associated with CR-BSIs
Summary: Compares GuardIVa to Biopatch and examines the effectiveness of the differing levels of CHG. GuardIVa contains the optimal amount of CHG to obtain antimicrobial effects without impeding the natural healing process, and has demonstrated equivalent antimicrobial efficacy when compared to BioPatch, while also providing hemostatic properties.Read more

Presented at Advanced Technology Applications for Combat Casualty Care ATACCC
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Comparison of HemCon ChitoGauze and QuikClot Combat Gauze for Hemorrhage Control in a Swine Model – A Meta-Analysis
Summary: Compares the effectiveness of ChitoGauze to Combat Gauze in controlling arterial hemorrhage. It was concluded that ChitoGauze controls bleeding more rapidly than Combat Gauze, and results in less blood loss. Read more

Presented at Academy of Emergency Medicine
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Comparison of ChitoGauze and Combat Gauze for Hemorrhage Control in a Swine Model
Summary: Compares the effectiveness of ChitoGauze to Combat Gauze in controlling arterial hemorrhage. It was concluded that ChitoGauze controls bleeding more rapidly than Combat Gauze, and results in less blood loss.

Presented at NATO Research and Technology Symposium
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Comparison of Hemostatic Efficacy of ChitoGauze and Combat Gauze in a Lethal Femoral Arterial Injury in Swine Model
Summary: HemCon’s ChitoGauze was used in comparison to Z-Medica QuikClot Combat Gauze for a femoral arterial injury to test the hemostatic efficacy. Both products are efficacious and have similar ease of application however ChitoGauze had greater success at achieving immediate hemorrhage control and with less blood loss than Combat Gauze. Read more