Training courses: Didactic and hands-on training in lab environments
One-on-one training: Proctorships or preceptorships, working individually with instructors
Training institutes: Surgeon training is available at the Endo-Surgery Institute and training centers across the United States and around the world
Ethicon instruments - where technique meets tissue
The Ethicon Sleeve Solution includes all appropriate Ethicon instruments needed to perform sleeve gastrectomies - including the ECHELON FLEX™ ENDOPATH® Stapler, demonstrated to deliver superior endoscopic staple lines in thick tissue.‡
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* This consensus on optimal techniques for sleeve gastrectomy was compiled from recommendations expressed by a panel of highly experienced sleeve surgeons convened for this purpose.
† Illustration created by Flashpoint for Ethicon Bariatric & Metabolic.
‡ 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 in a porcine model.1 ECHELON FLEX 60mm stapler with Green Cartridge (88 staples per cartridge) vs ENDO GIA Universal Stapler with 60mm GREEN ROTICULATOR (90 staples per cartridge) (not compared with EGIA60AMT/EGIA60AXT staplers). Number of malformed staples determined by the count of malformed legs divided by 2.
§ In 4mm tissue. Number of malformed staples determined by the count of malformed staple legs divided by 2.
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