Medcura Receives Breakthrough Device Designation for its LifeGel™ Absorbable Surgical Hemostat

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Medcura, Inc., a medical device company dedicated to transformatively improving the management of surgical bleeding, announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the coveted Breakthrough Device Designation for its LifeGel™ Absorbable Surgical Hemostat. LifeGel™ is the first and only hemostatic agent to receive Breakthrough Device Designation seeking a new and highly differentiated indication: in surgical procedures (except in ophthalmic and urological) as an adjunctive hemostatic device when control of minimal, mild, and moderate bleeding by conventional procedures is ineffective or impractical. Due to its no-swell properties, LifeGel can be used in surgical procedures where swelling cannot be tolerated.