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March 11, 2015

An injectable UW polymer could keep soldiers, trauma patients from bleeding to death

Most military battlefield casualties die before ever reaching a surgical hospital. Of those soldiers who might potentially survive, most die from uncontrolled bleeding. That’s why University of Washington researchers have developed a new injectable polymer called PolySTAT that strengthens blood clots. Read more at the University of Washington.

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