Advanced Hemostasis for Surface Wounds
BloodSTOP® iX is a natural, biocompatible, non-irritating, animal-free hemostatic agent which resembles traditional gauze. Using a proprietary formulation, cotton cellulose is etherized and oxidized to make a highly absorbent, water-soluble, hemostatic matrix. BloodSTOP iX is designed for medical use, being highly biocompatible. It can be used in internal surgery in markets that recognize the European Union CE certification* and is market cleared in the US for surface wound hemostasis only. Applications include general surgery, ENT procedures, thoracic surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics and many other surgical and post-surgical procedures.
How it Works
When applied to a wound, BloodSTOP iX quickly absorbs blood and other body fluids, transforms into a gel to seal the wound with a protective transparent layer, actively aids in blood coagulation, and creates an environment for wound healing. The clear gel surface facilitates monitoring of hemostasis so the surgeon can focus on the patient, knowing that unwanted bleeding is under control.
BloodSTOP iX meets all international standard biocompatibility criteria for prolonged-use implant materials. Additionally, experience, gathered over a ten-year period in hospitals and university medical centers outside the U.S., has demonstrated the efficacy of BloodSTOP iX in time-to-hemostasis, reduced blood loss and material resorption time with no toxicity or other adverse effects.
- Acts in under a minute
- Highly absorbent
- Bioresorbable, designed for internal and surface wound care
- Universally conforms to wound surfaces
- No animal-derived material
- Remains in place without adhesive
- Water soluble for easy removal without disruption to the wound surface
- Safe for all age groups
- Single use sterile packaging; several sizes
- Cost effective
- 0.5"x2" (1.3x5cm)
BloodSTOP in Dentistry
BloodSTOP® iX hemostatic matrix is ideally suited to control the significant bleeding associated with tooth extractions and other intra-oral procedures in general dentistry. BloodSTOP iX is a sterile product ready for immediate use out of the package, and can quickly and easily be cut or packed to appropriate size to fit in tight oral spaces. It is odorless and tasteless, making it more palatable for the patient, and is easily rinsed away with sterile water or saline solution.
For Oral Surgery
During or after oral surgeries, from wisdom tooth extractions to reconstructive surgery or implants, BloodSTOP iX provides fast-acting control of bleeding and minimizes blood loss. Composed of etherized, oxidized, regenerated natural cellulose, BloodSTOP iX rapidly absorbs blood and transforms into a clear gel to seal the wound with a protective transparent layer, bind and activate platelets, provide support for clot formation, and create an environment for wound healing.
TECHNIQUE TIP FOR DENTISTS: Apply BloodSTOP iX with dry instruments! The hydrophilic properties of BloodSTOP iX will cause it to adhere to wet instruments or wet gloves, making application difficult. If material becomes wet when placing in a tooth socket, dull rounded instruments can be used to push the material into the socket.
“I have used BloodSTOP iX in dental extractions where bleeding control was difficult. It costs less than half the price of other products…and it totally dissolves in water so I don’t have to worry about a foreign body being left in the surgical area. I have had a 100% success rate with BloodSTOP iX in over five yearsof use with hundreds of patients.”
Dr. Kenneth Robinson, D.M.D., PC
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,
“You can't get a better name for this product. BloodSTOP really stops blood. It is literally a lifesaver for me as well as for my patients. During a multiple extraction an abscessed socket would not stop bleeding even after 15 minutes of pressure. I placed BloodSTOP hemostatic gauze in the socket and, to my surprise, after two minutes, the site stopped bleeding. It turned into a soft gel and acted as a bandage to the socket. I now routinely use BloodSTOP in all my routine extractions."
Dr. Michael Ngo, DDS, Fullerton CA