Sponge-Filled Wound-Blocking Syringe Saves Its Very First Life | IFLScience

A novel sponge-filled wound-plugging device approved for military use back in 2014 has just saved its first life in the field. A soldier shot in the leg spent several hours bleeding heavily, and due to the awkward nature of the injury, medical personnel couldn’t plug the hematological leak.

Source: Sponge-Filled Wound-Blocking Syringe Saves Its Very First Life | IFLScience

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