BILLERICA, Mass.--(Belmont Instrument Corporation announced this week it received its first order from the Polish military for The Belmont® Rapid Infuser. The Polish military is joining the United States, British, Dutch, Swedish and Korean military medical teams that are already using the company’s life saving device. The Rapid Infuser is the preferred tool for saving lives on the battlefield and recognized as the standard of care for the treatment of massive blood loss in hospitals throughout the world.)--
The U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan have been using The Belmont® Rapid Infuser and it has been credited with helping to save the lives of hundreds of soldiers and civilians.
The Belmont® Rapid Infuser uses a patented dry heat exchanger designed for the United States Department of Defense combined with advanced microprocessor technology and an efficient mechanical system to infuse large amounts of fluids at body temperature with flow rates up to 1 L/min. The Rapid Infuser is equipped with multiple air, temperature, and pressure sensors to ensure maximum patient safety without requiring constant operator vigilance making it safer to use in a distracting environment.
A returning United States Navy Reserve LCDR NC says this about The Belmont® Rapid Infuser:
“I have operated the Belmont through hundreds of bags of blood. Many injuries here in Afghanistan are very traumatic, because of the enemies’ use of the IED (improvised explosive device), injuries such as multiple amputations of extremities, blast injuries, gunshot wounds, and others. Your pump has given me witness to bringing multiple GI’s back to life, because of the rapid administration of blood products your pump provides.”
Belmont Instrument Corporation has developed sophisticated and reliable devices in fluid management and cardiac assist since its founding in 1980. The Belmont® Rapid Infuser is used to save lives in more than sixty thousand procedures per year in hospitals throughout the world.