Walingford, CT (PRWEB) September 27, 2016
Z-Medica®, LLC, a leading developer and marketer of hemostatic devices, announces today that they were chosen best product at the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery in Waikoloa, Hawaii.
“We are honored to be chosen,” said Z-Medica’s President and CEO Stephen J. Fanning. “This would not be possible if not for the hard work of our entire team, who is dedicated to creating bleeding control products that save lives. We share this honor with all the trauma surgeons who dedicate their lives to treating traumatic injuries.”
The American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is the premier academic trauma surgery organization in the United States and has approximately 1,200 members from 30 countries. The Association publishes the Journal of Trauma and holds annual scientific meetings designed to exchange knowledge pertaining to current research practice and training in the surgery of trauma and support research studies to investigate new methods of preventing, correcting and treating traumatic injuries. For more information, visit http://www.aast.org.
About Z-Medica®, LLC
Z-Medica, LLC is a medical device company founded in 2002 that develops fast acting, easy to use hemostatic products that stop bleeding wherever it occurs, making it possible to save lives and improve patient outcomes. Based on tests conducted by the Naval Medical Research Center and the U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research, the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) chose QuikClot Combat Gauze® as the hemostatic dressing of choice on the battlefield for compressible hemorrhage not amenable to tourniquet use or as an adjunct to tourniquet removal if evacuation time is anticipated to be longer than 2 hours. QuikClot® products are developed and manufactured in the United States. Z-Medica, LLC is a privately-held company based in Wallingford, CT. For more information, visit http://www.quikclot.com and http://www.z-medica.com.