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New HemCon/Seal-On Nasal Plugs Control Nosebleeds Quickly, Effectively and Comfortably
Date:7/14/2009

Wound Care Innovator Introduces Easy-to-Use Products for Professional and Consumer Use

Portland, Ore. (Vocus) July 14, 2009 -- HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. today announced that its new HemCon Nasal Plugs and Seal-On devices are now available for use in both professional and home settings for anterior nasal bleeding. The nasal care products will be available from HemCon directly to consumers under the Seal-On brand, and for professionals under the HemCon Nasal Plug brand through distribution partners.

Designed for ease of use, the HemCon Nasal Plugs are comprised of a PVA foam impregnated with a proprietary, active ingredient, m.doc, a microdispersed oxidized cellulose. When in contact with blood, the dressing rapidly expands to provide pressure and absorb blood, offering patients a quick, comfortable and reliable solution to stop nasal bleeding. "My crews are thrilled with the HemCon Nasal Plugs. They work incredibly fast and really make a difference when treating nosebleeds in the field. We look forward to carrying them on all of our ambulances from now on," said Vic Cram, Paramedic Coordinator, Columbine Ambulance in Littleton, CO.

Unlike other devices, the HemCon dressings are both pain and burn free. The exterior of the plugs are coated and prevent the plugs from sticking to the walls of the nose during removal. When bleeding has been controlled, the patient can carefully remove the plug from the nose and discard it. Ready for removal within
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