Megadyne’s best-in-class electrosurgery devices are now part of Ethicon’s comprehensive suite of energy devicesRead the announcement >
New American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Surgical Infection Society (SIS) “Surgical Site Infection Guidelines” recommend using triclosan-coated sutures “for wound closure in clean and clean-contaminated abdominal cases when available” to reduce the risk of surgical site infection.SEE THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION’S RECENT SUGGESTION > VIEW THE PLUS ANTIBACTERIAL SUTURE PORTFOLIO >
The HARMONIC FOCUS®+ Shears with Adaptive Tissue Technology enables fine dissection and sealing of vessels up to 5mm in head and neck.Learn more about today’s new standard >
Now WHO “Global Guidelines for Prevention of SSIs” include the recommendation, “The panel suggests the use of triclosan-coated sutures for the purpose of reducing the risk of surgical site infection (SSI), independent of the type of the surgery”.529VIEW THE PLUS ANTIBACTERIAL SUTURE PORTFOLIO > READ THE NEWS >
Ethicon is leading a discussion and challenging the healthcare community to shift the focus in bariatric surgery from weight loss to health gains. Hear about how patient lives are dramatically changed.See stories of life-changing moments >
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- * In bench-top studies using 5-7 mm porcine carotids that compared median burst pressures for HARMONIC ACE®+7 (1716.5 mmHg) vs. Thunderbeat™ (1528.3 mmHg) (p=0.0226); HARMONIC ACE®+7 (1419.5 mmHg) vs. LigaSure™ Advance (670.5 mmHg) (p< 0.001); and HARMONIC ACE®+7 (1419.5 mmHg) vs. LigaSure™ 5 mm Blunt Tip (591.0 mmHg) (p<0.001). Data on file. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (PRC064872B, PRC064872B).
- † Internal market analysis as of 1/31/2014. Data on file, Ethicon Endo-Surgery (SCN034259).