Significant benefit of PolarCap® in recovery from sports-related concussions

Written by Ryan Gilroy (Future Science Group)

PolarCool AB, a Swedish medical device company focusing on treatment of sports-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) and whiplash, announced that it has submitted a 510(k) premarket notification to the US FDA for the PolarCap® System. This follows publication of clinical results from the largest study population focused on sports-related concussion treatment, which has been published in the journal Concussion. The study, led by investigators from Lund University at Skåne University Hospital, Luleå University of Technology and BrainCool AB (all Sweden), demonstrates statistical benefits of therapeutic cooling using the PolarCap System head and neck cooling technology. The teams from elite ice-hockey...

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