* Superior is defined as fewest malformed staples. Thick tissue defined as 3mm to 5mm as measured with an 8g/mm2 thickness measuring device. Study conducted by Ethicon Endo-Surgery in a porcine model. Data on file. ECHELON FLEX™ 60mm with Green Cartridge (88 staples per cartridge) vs. ENDO GIA® Universal with 60mm Green Roticulator™ (90 staples per cartridge) (not compared with EGIA60AMT/EGIA60AXT). Please read and follow the Instructions for Use for important information, including indications, contraindications and complete steps for use.
† 73% of human gastric tissue near the pylorus measured 3mm to 5mm thick in a separate tissue thickness study. (Elariny et al. Surgical Technology International. 2005.)
§ Note: Fits down all Ethicon Endo-Surgery 12mm trocars.