control severe bleeding

Fast, Effective Control of Severe Bleeding1

In emergency situations, mrdh® can control severe bleeding in minutes. mrdh has proven to be efficacious for control of both venous and arterial hemorrhage, including patients suffering a coagulopathy.2 In a prospective observational trial of clinically coagulopathic patients with severe visceral injuries, mrdh facilitated the cessation of bleeding in 90% within 5 minutes.1

Rapid Control of Hemorrhage in Critical Situations

In cases of critical hemorrhaging, mrdh has proven effective for the control of severe bleeding in a variety of surgical situations. mrdh can be used for:

mrdh accelerated clot formation

  • Aortic and valve transection
  • Liver and spleen laceration
  • Transplants
  • Kidney transection
  • Colon resection
  • Oozing material
  • Tissue degradation
  • Back side bleeds
  • Aneurysms
  • Axillary node dissection
  • Reconstruction of an appendage
  • Lung injury


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Easy to Use and Apply When Seconds Count

mrdh is very easy to use and offers these advantages:

  • No prep time
  • No pre-mixing of reagents
  • No special storage conditions
  • No exothermic reaction

To use, simply open the convenient blister pack, place mrdh on the wound and apply compression until bleeding stops. If the dressing becomes completely soaked, apply another mrdh pad over the first and continue pressure. To remove mrdh, first soak with sterile saline and gently pull away.

mrdh contains no proteins or blood products, is non-immunogenic and has no known contraindications.

To learn more about mrdh's effectiveness, please contact us today.

Indications for Use:
mrdh® is a trauma dressing intended for the temporary control of severely bleeding wounds such as surgical wounds (operative, postoperative, donor sites, dermatological, etc.) and traumatic injuries.

Safety Information:
PRECAUTIONS: There are no known contraindications to the use of mrdh®.
CAUTION: Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician or other licensed practitioner.

Manufactured by Marine Polymer Technologies, Inc. For instructions for Use or additional product information, please contact us.

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Mrdh® Ordering Information:

Item # Quantity Description
400-14 1 box of 3 mrdh Bandage 10 cm X 10 cm (4 in X 4 in)
400-25 1 box of 3 mrdh Bandage 5 cm X 5 cm (2 in X 2 in)
  1. King D, Cohn S, Proctor K, et al. J Trauma. 2004 Oct; 57:756-759.
  2. Valeri C, Vournakis J. J Trauma. 2011;71:S162–S166.