The (porcine-derived) collagen in HEMOBLAST™ Bellows supports a controlled swell. Additionally, in the coagulation cascade, collagen is known to induce platelet aggregation and coagulation.
HEMOBLAST™ Bellows is the only hemostat that contains (bovine-derived) chondroitin sulfate, included for the purpose of providing cohesion between the wound and surrounding tissue.
HEMOBLAST™ Bellows contains (human-derived) thrombin. Thrombin converts fibrinogen into fibrin, a basic element in a blood clot. The clot formed by HEMOBLAST™ Bellows offers visibility of the wound site after application. The hemostatic powder resorbs within 4 weeks.
HEMOBLAST™ Bellows is supplied as a bellows pre-loaded with 1.65 grams of hemostatic powder and a 10 cm nozzle extension. It is the only hemostatic agent clinically proven effective on the validated SPOT GRADE™ scale for minimal, mild, and moderate bleeding up to 117.3 mL per minute. HEMOBLAST™ Bellows is Ready to Use and requires no reconstitution, mixing, or thawing.
HEMOBLAST™ Bellows is versatile with demonstrated efficacy on for focal (pooling/flowing) bleeding and allows broad coverage to treat large area bleeding* without the need for a power source or spray kit. It is also effective on bone and soft tissue and can be used in laparoscopic procedures,
SPOT GRADE™ Surface Severity Bleeding Scale (SBSS)