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Fierce Medical Devices reported that Hebrew University of Jerusalem students and researchers have developed an interventional device to increase a victim’s chance of survival.

Fierce Medical Devices reported that Hebrew University of Jerusalem students and researchers have developed an interventional device to increase a victim’s chance of survival.
According to the news:

Performed after a quick needle decompression of the thorax, the tissue separation and tube insertion procedure is currently quite laborious and technically challenging, “leading caregivers to neglect the second step in favor of rapid evacuation from the scene to the hospital,” according to Dr. Ariel Drori, an internal medicine expert at Hadassah Medical Center.

Professor Yaakov Nahmias, director of the Hebrew University’s Alexander Grass Center for Bioengineering, commented:

Our students responded to terror attacks by developing life-saving medical devices, an approach that is the very essence of our BioDesign: Medical Innovation program. ThoraXS is a life-saving innovation that exemplifies our commitment to helping the local and global communities through practical research and development projects.

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