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Table 3 Summary of haemostatic bandages, adapted from [105]. Gen denotes generation, RBCs red blood cells

From: Multiple trauma management in mountain environments - a scoping review

Manfacturer Gen Mechanism of action Form Application
Celox gauze, MedTrade Products Ltd., Crew, UK 3rd Cross-links RBCs to form mucoadhesive barrier Chitosan rolled gauze Z-fold, 3 in. ×  10 ft Packed into wound, 3 min direct pressure
CeloxGauze Pro, HemCon Medical Technologies, Portland, OR 3rd Cross-links RBCs to form mucoadhesive barrier Chitosan gauze Z-fold, 12 ft. length Packed into wound, 2-5 min direct pressure
XStat, RevMedx Inc., Wilsonville, OR 3rd Cellulose sponges coated with chitosan to assist with a mucoadhesive barrier 92 flat, circular, compressed mini sponges packaged in a 60 mL syringe applicator The applicator has a small diameter insertion device available for use in wounds with narrow wound tracts