Updated version of The Belmont® Rapid Infuser RI-2 Instructional Video is now available!
Please note that Belmont Instrument Corporation has released an updated version of its instructional/training video for The Belmont® Rapid Infuser RI-2. This video contains important reminders about the safe operation of the product, highlighting information contained in the product operator's manual. We encourage all new and existing users to review the video.
The Belmont® on display at India's Medicall Chennai Expo!
Belmont's distributor in India, Boston Ivy Healthcare Solutions, proudly displayed our life-saving devices on July 28-30 at Medicall Chennai Expo, India's largest medical equipment exhibition.
Denver woman who needed more than 30 gallons of blood meets the donors who saved her life
The Denver Post - During labor, Smith suffered a catastrophic amniotic fluid embolism, a rare but serious condition that caused her heart and lungs to stop working a...
The Belmont® Rapid Infuser Used on Multiple Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing
On April 15, 2013, John Landy, Director of R&D at Belmont, sat watching the news regarding the Boston Marathon bombing when he received a call at approximately 4:30 PM. He was notified that one of the responding hospitals in Boston had depleted their supply of disposable sets essential for use of The Belmont® Rapid Infuser.
Polish Military Adopts The Belmont® Rapid Infuser
Belmont Instrument Corporation has received its first order from the Polish military for The Belmont® Rapid Infuser. The Polish military is joining the United States, British, Dutch, Swedish and Korean military medical teams that are already using the company’s life saving device.
Over 350,000 Life-Saving Blood Transfusions
The Belmont® Rapid Infuser, a medical device that is a blood and vital fluid warmer, and FDA cleared in 1999, has now been used in over 350,000 procedures worldwide. This includes civilian hospitals and military field hospitals in Iraq and Afghanistan.
35 Gallons of Blood Saves Moms' Life After she Gives Birth
Gina Walker knew her fifth baby was going to be a complicated delivery. But only when she awoke several days later did she learn just how complicated. To save her life throughout a massive and seemingly unstoppable hemorrhage, doctors pumped an astonishing 540 units of blood and blood products into Walker — more than 35 gallons. The average adult contains about 1.3 gallons.
Belmont Instrument wins Dutch military order
Belmont Instrument has won an order for 45 units of The Belmont® Rapid Infuser from the Dutch military. The Rapid Infuser has been used by the U.S. military to save hundreds of soldiers and civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan.
U.S. Army Airworthiness Certification Awarded to the Belmont® buddy lite™ Fluid Warmer
Belmont Instrument Corporation is proud to announce that The Belmont® buddy lite™ Fluid Warmer has been awarded the Airworthiness Release Certificate (AWR) from the U.S. Army's Research Development and Engineering Command.
Announcing 4.4L Reservoir for the Belmont® Hyperthermia Pump
Mar 17, 2011- Belmont Instrument Corporation is continuing its dedication to innovative designs as evidenced by the recent redesign of the reservoir based on feedback from pioneering physicians. Belmont Instrument recently introduced a new 4.4L Large Volume Reservoir that will be part of the Straight and Bifurcated Hyperthermia Set disposable packages.
The Belmont® Rapid Infuser, Used to Treat Wounded, on site for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics
Feb 8 2010 - Belmont Instrument Corporation announced today that at the request of the Olympic Organizing Committee, it has installed The Belmont® Rapid Infuser at the mobile hospital in Whistler, BC for emergency use during the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games . Caster Medical.
Iraq and Afghan Wars: The Belmont Buddy Lite Blood/Fluid Warmer
The Belmont Buddy Lite from Belmont Instrument Corp. was designed to facilitate rapid casualty evacuation. The Belmont Buddy Lite bIood/fluid warmer is a compact battery-powered, near patient dry heat fluid warmer, which was developed based on feedback from the U.S. Military Special Operations healthcare team. The device helps transfer an injured soldier quickly to the hospital while preventing...
Belmont Instrument Corporation Receives 510(k) Clearance to Extend the Flow Rate of The Belmont®
Jul 21 2009 – Belmont Instrument Corporation announced today the receipt of FDA 510K pre-market clearance to extend the flow rate of its Belmont Rapid Infuser to 1,000 ml/min. "With this modification we further extend the capability of the device to meet even the most stringent clinical conditions," says George Herzlinger, President, Belmont Instrument Corporation.
The Belmont® Rapid Infuser Saves Life of Woman with Massive Bleeding
Nashville, TN - Oct 17 2008 - The Belmont® Rapid Infuser is credited with helping to save the life of a woman with massive hemorrhage resulting from a motor vehicle collision. The case was presented at the 2008 National Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists by Drs. Bateman and St. Jacques of Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN as part of a symposium on medically chal...
The Belmont® Rapid Infuser Helps Save Officers Life
Aug 21 2008 - The Belmont® Rapid Infuser, a medical device used extensively in Combat Support Hospitals to treat wounded soldiers, civilians, and enemy combatants in Iraq, is credited with helping to save the life of an Omaha, NE police officer. The officer was shot three times during a traffic stop.
Iraq and Afghan Wars: The Belmont Rapid Infuser
When a soldier experiences massive trauma, every second counts. The Belmont Rapid Infuser, developed by Belmont Instrument Corp. in Billerica, MA, has been used for massive blood transfusions in war zones globally and is credited in helping to save thousands of lives. Prior to this technology, it was not possible to warm and infuse fast enough to resuscitate patients. The Belmont is the reco...