VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2007) - Pyng Medical Corp. (TSX VENTURE:PYT) is pleased to announce the Canadian Forces are now actively using the FAST1(TM) Intraosseous Infusion System in the field in Afghanistan. Pyng's Canadian distributor Canadian Tactical & Operational Medical Solutions(CTOMS) is working closely with the Department of National Defense to provide training and distribution.
"We are pleased to be able to contribute to saving the lives of Canadian Forces with the FAST1(TM)," said David Christie, President and Chief Executive Officer. "While our product has been in use by the US Military for some time, adoption of the technology by the Canadian Forces reinforces the importance and need of intraosseous infusion in combat situations."
"CTOMS began teaching Canadian Forces Med Techs the use of the FAST1(TM) this year. The FAST1(TM) is ideal for use in combat environments for numerous reasons," said Chris Kopp, Chief Executive Officer of CTOMS. "Given the environment, its simplicity and safety make it the ideal choice for the Canadian Military."
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