Compression Works Receives Further 510(ok) Clearance From The FDA For The AAJT-S Life-Saving Junctional Tourniquet


Compression Works, Inc. producer of the Stomach Aortic and Junctional Tourniquet-Stabilized (AAJT-S) system, pronounces a brand new 510(ok) clearance from the FDA.  That is the third 510(ok) clearance granted by the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) for the AAJT-S know-how.

The AAJT-S junctional tourniquet is designed to manage non-compressible hemorrhages within the junctional areas of the anatomy, on the stomach and for pelvic fracture stabilization. “We’re thrilled on the ever-expanding indication vary for the AAJT-S and are blissful to announce this new clearance by the FDA,” mentioned President and CEO of Compression Works Scott Dodson. “Pelvic fractures that end result from car accidents, crushing accidents and falls characterize a severe well being difficulty and even mortality for accident victims on account of their potential to rupture the underlying blood vessels on this space,” mentioned Dodson.

“The U.S. Division of Transportation experiences 150,000 pelvic fractures per yr. Of those who die, as much as 40% are because of an underlying hemorrhage because of the disruption within the pelvis. The AAJT-S system can stabilize the damaged construction so the accident sufferer could be safely transported to definitive take care of an awaiting surgical staff.  If there may be suspected pelvic bleeding, the AAJT-S will also be used to cease the blood circulation to the broken space,” acknowledged Chief Medical Officer John Croushorn, MD.

The AAJT-S from Compression Works has 5 distinct makes use of. The system can be utilized within the axilla and groin to cease junctional hemorrhage, and is the one junctional tourniquet cleared to be used on the stomach for pelvic bleeding and bilateral decrease leg accidents. The AAJT-S will also be used as an adjunct to Zone 3 REBOA as confirmed in a number of peer-reviewed medical research.  With the extra FDA clearance for pelvic fractures, the AAJT-S affords extra multi-use capabilities for essential areas of the physique to assist save lives.