• Belts Evaluated as Limb Tourniquets-

    Guest Editor | Jody Schneider

    Belts Evaluated as Limb Tourniquets: BELT Study Comparing Trouser Supporters Used as Medical Devices in a Manikin Model of Wound Bleeding <style>.requiresJS{display:none}.dartAd{display:block !important}</style> Introduction Jump to Section Introduction Methods Results   Results of User Effects   Results of Effectiveness by Tourniquet Model in the Mixed Statistical Model     Results of Time to Stop Bleeding by Model   Results of Total Time of Application by Model   Results of Pressure by Model   Results of Blood Loss by Model   Composite Results by Model   Results of Safety-related Observations and Subjective Assessments Discussion Conclusions References Traumatic wounds can result in severe bleeding that, if not controlled, may become lethal.1,...

  • PenBlade, Inc. chosen as a 2017 Red Herring Top 100 North America Winner

    Guest Editor | Nichole Oleary

         June 14, 2017, Los Angeles, U.S. Red Herring today announced the winners of its Top 100 North America 2017 event, recognizing the continent™s most exciting and innovative private technology companies. The winners, celebrated at a special awards ceremony at the Marina Del Rey Marriott Hotel, have been chosen from thousands of entrants, whittled down to hundreds making the trip to California. The ceremony, led by Red Herring chairman Alex Vieux, was preceded by two days of keynote speeches, discussions and finalist presentations. Companies were judged by industry experts, insiders and journalists on a wide variety of criteria including...

  • US FDA Grants MOVES® SLC™ Portable Emergency Life Support System 510K Clearance

    Guest Editor | Nichole Oleary

      Press Release - updated: Jun 9, 2017   Toronto, Canada, June 8, 2017 (Newswire.com) - Thornhill Medical, has received notification from the US FDA that the MOVES® SLC, Portable Emergency Life Support System has received 510K clearance. This approval expands the capabilities of the current MOVES® SLC, system, including Pediatric Settings, Expanded Patient Monitoring Modes, New Ventilator Modes, and a Remote Monitoring and Control Interface. The US FDA 510K clearance represents a significant milestone in the development of our emergency medical device portfolio. The MOVES® SLC, has been tested in extreme conditions of temperature, altitude, shock, vibration, EMC, sand,...

  • RevMedx™ unveils new pricing on XSTAT® hemostatic devices to enable broader access to life-saving treatment for gunshot wounds.

    Guest Editor | Nichole Oleary

    WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 24, 2017 RevMedx, Inc. announced today significant price reductions for its award-winning XSTAT 12 and XSTAT 30 hemostatic devices.  The Food and Drug Administration recently granted 510(k) clearance for new versions of XSTAT that RevMedx developed with support from the U.S. Department of Defense.  The new XSTAT devices contain design changes that decrease manufacturing costs and improve scalability while maintaining safety and efficacy. Effective immediately, the price of a single XSTAT 12 device is less than $100. XSTAT 12 and 30 are prescription devices that work by injecting a group of small, rapidly-expanding sponges into a wound...