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Aug 13, 2013, 08:00 ET

Vidacare Corporation launches the T.A.L.O.N.™ Intraosseous Vascular Access System

 At the 2013 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) in Fort Lauderdale, Vidacare Corporation will be launching the T.A.L.O.N.™...

May 07, 2013, 11:30 ET
Hemorrhage is the leading cause of preventable death in combat.  The Combat Ready Clamp is a slip-proof expandable aluminum clamp tourniquet that workslike a vise to maintain pressure on difficult bleeds when hemorrhage control in tactical environment is not possible with traditional methods.  Light weight, low cube and durable, it adjusts to fit most casualties.  It eliminates the need for manual pressure, will not slip when tightened or after application and is easily applied and removed.  (PRNewsFoto/Combat Medical Systems)

Tactical medical device is first of its kind

 The Combat Ready Clamp made history Friday when it received new critical indications from the FDA making it the first device of its kind...

Apr 17, 2013, 12:57 ET

Combat Medical Systems Awarded $86 Million DOD Contract

 Combat Medical Systems, a leading developer and distributor of medical solutions, received a five-year $86,000,000 contract with the DoD this...

Jun 27, 2012, 10:51 ET

Combat Medical Systems buyout of Z-Medica ushers in new growth

Combat Medical Systems (CMS) extended its distribution agreement for Combat Gauze™, the Department of Defense (DoD) approved hemostatic, as a...

Aug 18, 2011, 16:02 ET
CRoC is a device used to control difficult hemorrhaging in the inguinal region, an area where standard tourniquets cannot be applied. The CRoC has 510k clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and has been recommended by the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC). PHOTO COURTESY COMBAT MEDICAL SYSTEMS.  (PRNewsFoto/Combat Medical Systems)

Revolutionary Medical Device a Lifesaver for Military Medics

A revolutionary medical device that dramatically suppresses uncontrolled bleeding in the groin and inguinal areas of wounded servicemen is making...