The FDA last week announced a Class I recall — the most serious kind — for transfusion sets made by Combat Medical Systems. Included in the recall was the Valkyrie LTOWB Collection and Administration set, Low Titer Type O Transfusion Set and Low Titer Type O Donor Collection Set and the Fresh Whole Blood Transfusion […]
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A Congressional committee has launched an investigation into a $70 million White House contract for ventilators that reportedly are inadequate to treat people with COVID-19. The Department of Defense signed a $16.2 million contract in spring 2020 to buy SAVe II ventilators, manufactured by AutoMedx (Addison, Tex.), from the supplier Combat Medical Systems, according to the House Committee […]
The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) signed an $84.4 million contract over the weekend with four medtech companies to produce 8,000 ventilators to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The contract is with Combat Medical Systems, Hamilton Medical, Vyaire Medical and Zoll Medical, according to the agency. Shipments may begin in a few days with time-phased delivery […]
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.