Doctors will test a TSU device for the treatment of frostbite


TSU radiophysicists have received permission from the TSU Bioethics Committee to work with volunteers to test an installation for the treatment of frostbite. At the moment, it is the only device in the world created for the treatment of frostbite.

Frostbite accounts for 10-15% of all traumatic cases in the northern regions. For example, on December 4–6, 2018, in the days of severe frosts, fifteen residents of the Tomsk Region suffered. In this case, the treatment may be delayed for two or more months, and its cost is twice the cost of treatment for burns. In almost 90% of cases, injury leads to disability.

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