In Cardiac Arrest Patients, Time is Brain.

Initiate Immediate Cooling in the Emergency Room Aligned with AHA Guidelines.

 

Research demonstrates that time to targeted temperature does matter to improve outcomes in cardiac arrest. Cryo Cooling Packs provides safe, medical grade cooling in seconds and serves as the Bridge to Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) in the hospital. Cryo Cooling Packs are cost-effective, non-invasive, and simple to use. Cryo is a safe, but equivalent cooling alternative to chilled saline.

Use Cryo Cooling Packs as the Bridge to Targeted Temperature Management.

Early cooling and consistent Targeted Temperature Management is associated is associated with increased survival and neuroprotective benefits. Now medical personnel can initiate or continue medical grade cooling with those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest.

 

“We believe that Cryothermic Cooling Pack offers a simple and cost-effective substitute to chilled saline.”

Charles Lick, Medical Director, Allina Health EMS

 

Start cooling immediately with non-invasive Cryo cooling packs. Lowers body temperature up to 3°C in 20 minutes. Provides cooling along the entire patient care path from Prehospital Scene…to the Emergency Department…to the Cath Lab…and ICU.

The Cryo Cooling System – Simple, Fast & Effective.

Demonstrated To Lower Body Temperature up to 3°C in 20 minutes!

So Simple to Apply. So Fast to Cool.

The Cryothermic Cooling Pack fits 2015 AHA Guidelines and allows immediate patient cooling equal to chilled saline.1 AHA strongly recommends against the use of Chilled Saline due to observed side effects.2

1. Noninvasive prehospital brain cooling of OHCA survivors using the Excel Cryo Cooling Device Skulec, Roman et al. Resuscitation, Volume 96, 134.  2. American Heart Association 2015 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, Part 8.

Cryo is the cost-effective bridge to TTM.

Over 5000 TTM studies exist (including multiple randomized controlled trials, demonstrating decreased mortality and improved neurological outcome when the time to target temperature is maximized. The TTM consensus is that cooling should begin as soon as possible, and target temperature must be reached within 4 hours and maintained for 24-48 hours. Blanket and catheter methods of TTM have proven effective in hospital settings when the TTM goal is reached within 4 hours.

“The simplicity of Cryo Cooling allows nurses to quickly initiate or continue cooling patients while the Cath Lab is activated or while the doctor places the cooling catheter. Cryo is very cost-effective and allows us to focus on the patient during emergency situations in the ED”

Brent Parquette, NREMT-P

Training & Quality Assurance Specialist, Lucas County EMS, Toledo, Ohio

The Cryo Cooling System was designed to be the Bridge to TTM for cardiac arrest patients.

The Cryo Element cools a patient non-invasively via the carotid triangle region on the neck, where the body’s entire blood supply passes every 3.5 minutes. Use Cryo Cooling Elements to initiate simple, immediate cooling, changing as needed every 20-40 minutes, and cardiac arrest patients can enjoy a comfortable, simple cooling solution – without discomfort, complications or shivering.

  • 100% Safe. No Reported Complications.
  • Simple & Effective.
  • Medical Grade Cooling.
  • Pack is -5˚C in seconds.
  • 15˚C Colder vs. Standard Ice Packs
  • 20-60 Minutes of Below 0°C

Cryo Products are FDA registered and have CE Mark registration with compliant Quality Management System and medical device tracking.

The Case for Cooling following Cardiac Arrest

Evidence Supports Early Cooling as an Alternative to Saline for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION GUIDELINES 2015

The AHA Task Force recommends targeted temperature management for adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with an initial shockable rhythm at a constant temperature between 32°C and 36°C for at least 24 hours. Similar suggestions are made for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with a nonshockable rhythm and in-hospital cardiac arrest. The Task Force recommends against prehospital cooling with rapid infusion of large volumes of cold intravenous fluid.3

3. American Heart Association 2015 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, Part 8.

Not all cooling packs are created equal.

“We believe the Cryothermic Cooling Pack offers a simple and cost-effective substitute to chilled saline.”

Charlie Lick, MD. , Medical Director, Allina Health EMS

It's Just So Easy To Use!

Initiate Effective Medical Grade Cooling with the Cryo Cooling System, an FDA-Registered Medical Device.

Simply break the pack’s inner pouch to activate its patented formula. It requires no advanced training and takes less than 10 seconds to initiate patient cooling. Nursing staff loves the ease of deployment!

“Also, the patients do not shiver, which is a major problem with some of the temperature management devices available. This not only saves us on the cost of the cooling device but also on the multiple medications that are no longer needed for shiver control. “

Debra E. Roberts, MD, PhD

Director, NeuroMedical ICU, University of Rochester Medical Center

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