Belmont Instrument's Belmont rapid infuser has been approved for use in Japan. The company will begin distributing the device through its partnership with Mediconovus of Yokohama. The Belmont rapid infuser is a hospital treatment system for massive blood loss.
The Belmont rapid infuser, manufactured at the Belmont Instrument facility in Billerica, MA, combines advanced fluid heating and control technology to infuse large amounts of vital fluids warmed to physiological temperature at flow rates up to 1L/min. The rapid infuser is equipped with multiple air, temperature and pressure sensors to protect the patient, and to ensure the safety and efficacy of the infusion process.
To date, the device has been used in over 420,000 procedures in more than 50 countries. There are currently more than 3,500 systems in use worldwide.