Category: Wound Care
The FDA approves a novel combat-ready clamp to treat wounds most commonly associated with roadside or terrorist bombings.
Combat Medical Systems won FDA approval for its atypical tourniquet, designed to prevent deaths from uncontrolled bleeding that most often takes place because of roadside and terrorist bombings.
This is the 1st device of its kind approved to treat unmanageable amputations and pelvic injuries, and it has already been shown to save lives based on limited use on soldiers in Afghanistan and traumatic civilian situations domestically, the company said. Uncontrolled bleeding is the number 1 cause of death in combat.
The American Red Cross and STB Lifesaving Technologies sue Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon subsidiary and partner Omrix Biopharmaceuticals over a pair of patents covering bandage sealant technology.
Novadaq says its deal with wound care giant Kinetic Concepts Inc. for the Luna wound imaging device the companies co-developed has come to an amicable end.
Novadaq Technologies (TSE:NDQ) said it and wound care giant Kinetic Concepts agreed to an amicable end to the co-development deal they inked in 2011 for the Luna wound imaging device.
A Michigan jury awards $70 million plus royalties to Stryker in a patent infringement case against rival Zimmer Holdings over wound debridement devices.
Novation picks up new product lines from Teleflex, Covidien and others.
ConvaTec says a British appeals court upholds a silver wound dressing patent win over Smith & Nephew.
ConvaTec is claiming victory in a U.K. patent battle with Smith & Nephew (FTSE:SN, NYSE:SNN) over silver wound dressings.