HENDERSON, Nev., May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Health Products, Inc. (UHP) (OTC:UEEC), manufacturer and marketer of HemoStyp, a patented hemostatic gauze for the healthcare and wound care sectors, today announced that it is launching expanded and more robust animal testing for HemoStyp within the next two weeks. These tests are expected to take approximately two to three weeks to complete, following which the protocols for human pilot trials will be confirmed. The human pilot trials are expected to commence within three weeks of animal testing completion. Both the expanded animal testing and human trials are being conducted to support the company’s HemoStyp PMA submission for internal surgical use and are being done in coordination with the FDA.
“After consulting with the FDA regarding our PMA application for HemoStyp, we will conduct expanded animal testing, following which our human pilot trial protocol will be confirmed,” said Douglas K. Beplate, CEO, UHP. “We expect to complete both the expanded animal testing and human pilot trials within the next 14 weeks, following which we will present our findings to the FDA.”
About Premarket Approval (PMA): https://www.fda.gov/medicaldevices/deviceregulationandguidance/howtomarketyourdevice/premarketsubmissions/premarketapprovalpma/
About United Health Products, Inc.
United Health Products develops, manufactures, and markets patented hemostatic gauze, for the healthcare and wound care sectors. The product, HemoStyp®, is derived from regenerated oxidized cellulose, which is all natural, and designed to absorb exudate/drainage from superficial wounds and helps control bleeding. UEEC is focused on identifying new markets and applications for its products, and expanding its current markets. For more on United Health Products Inc. visit: www.unitedhealthproductsinc.com
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