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A study published in the October 8 issue of Surgical Endoscopy concluded that an absorbable "strap" device, such as the ETHICON SECURESTRAP® Fixation Device provides greater mesh-tissue fixation strength at acute deployment angles compared to an absorbable blunt-tip hollow screw-fastener device.
SAN FRANCISCO – October 27, 2014 – Ethicon* announced today the launch of the ECHELON FLEX GST SYSTEM, a
new powered stapler and reload system uniquely designed to provide a better grip on tissue for the least tissue slippage during firing.1
The device will be featured at The American College of Surgeons Clinical Conference in San Francisco this week.
Ethicon, Inc. announced results of a large, retrospective study that showed the use of the SURGICEL® Family of Topical Absorbable Hemostats was associated with lower costs, reduced product usage, shortened length of hospital stay, and reduced transfusions compared to the use of other adjunctive hemostats.