This device stops aorta blood flow to save lives

[Image from Frontline Medical Technologies]

Stopping internal bleeding from torso trauma has its technological challenges. Asha Parekh, co-founder and CEO of Frontline Medical Technologies, has developed a small, quick and easy device that could solve the problem.

Frontline Medical Technologies (London, Ontario) is an early-stage medical device company that is developing a way to stop internal bleeding with its flagship device, the COBRA-OS (control of bleeding, resuscitation, arterial occlusion system).

Asha Parekh, who holds a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, collaborated with vascular surgeon Adam Power, who noticed the potential for a device to stop internal bleeding more quickly to save more lives. COBRA-OS is made for physicians and potentially first responders to help patients survive non-compressional torso hemorrhage.

“This was a huge opportunity. The technology that’s out there isn’t the…

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