SOURCE: Belmont Instrument Corporation

Belmont Instrument Corporation

June 25, 2013 09:01 ET

Belmont® Rapid Infuser Performs Over 350,000 Life-Saving Blood Transfusions

BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2013) - Belmont Instrument Corporation has announced that The Belmont® Rapid Infuser, a blood and vital fluid warmer, FDA cleared in 1999, has now been used in over 350,000 procedures worldwide. This includes civilian hospitals and military field hospitals in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Belmont® Rapid Infuser warms blood and blood products to the correct physiological temperature, automatically removes air, and infuses high fluid volumes into patients during surgical procedures and trauma events. Featuring patented electromagnetic heating induction with automatic target temperature settings based on the selected infusion rate, it automatically monitors both the infusion process and its operation for optimum patient safety.

Proven in over 350,000 procedures, The Belmont® Rapid Infuser blood warmer is completely manufactured in-house, which has helped assure safe, high-volume operation. This includes low-cost single-use tubing sets that are color-coded, insert with a tactile feel, and fully align when the instrument door is closed. These single-use sets weigh less than a pound, and minimize medical waste.

The Belmont® Rapid Infuser is priced from $20,700. (list) and the single-use tubing sets are $115.00 each. Literature is available upon request.

About Belmont Instrument Corporation

Founded in 1980, Belmont Instrument Corporation is a world leader in the development of advanced medical instruments for critical care.

Belmont offers a full line of close-to-the-patient blood and fluid infusion warmers. Leading the industry is The Belmont® Rapid Infuser which has been used to save more than 350,000 lives around the world in both civilian and military hospitals and trauma centers. Because of its ease of operation and consistent performance, this instrument lets the care-giver focus on patient care instead of the mechanics of giving blood.

Proudly engineered and manufactured in the USA, The Belmont® Rapid Infuser is used in nearly all US World & News Report Top Hospitals, 137 US Liver Transplant Centers, and over 79 US Level 1 Trauma Centers. What's more, The Belmont® is sold in 61 countries and has saved countless lives of U.S. and coalition troops, and civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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