Hemostatic device

  • US 7,498,477 B2
  • Filed: 07/15/2003
  • Issued: 03/03/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/15/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A hemostatic device comprising:

  • a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a limb of a patient at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped,means for securing the band in a wrapped state to the patient'"'"'s limb,a curved plate having an inner peripheral side, the plate is made of a material more rigid than the band and at least a portion of which is curved toward the inner peripheral side,a main balloon provided on the inner peripheral side of the curved plate at a position deviated to a first end of the curved plate from a center portion of the curved plate in the lengthwise direction of the band, and the main balloon is connected to the band by a connector only on a side of the main balloon adjacent the first end of the curved plate, wherein the main balloon inflates when a fluid is introduced therein,the curved plate possessing a curved portion between the center portion and the first end of the curved plate, anda pressing member which is provided between the curved plate and the main balloon so that at least a portion thereof overlaps with the main balloon and which is adapted for pressing against the main balloon.

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