In war, injuries can’t always be treated in a sterile operating theater. “We offer high-quality care and safe surgery at the point of need,” says Debbie Teodorescu, founder of MIT spinout SurgiBox. Its SurgiField system is a three-part, battery-powered surgical environment: a bubble inflated from a backpack and pumped with filtered air. SurgiBox has donated dozens to Ukraine’s army; the country’s military says they’ve saved at least 31 lives.
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