HARMONIC FOCUS® Curved Shears offer technology that helps decrease post-operative drainage.†, ‡
You often operate on compromised patients, and even under the best circumstances, it can be hard for them to heal. You want to reduce drainage and to avoid lymphoceles and seromas, and HARMONIC FOCUS Curved Shears can help. It seals lymphatics, and it cuts, coagulates, grasps and dissects.
HARMONIC® Technology enables precision with minimal thermal damage for soft tissue incision, coagulation, skeletonization and mobilization. HARMONIC® Devices, including open and laparoscopic blades and shears, can be used to obtain exposure to vasculature in procedures including:
You control cutting and coagulating precision by varying the power level, blade edge, tissue tension, blade pressure and the time on tissue.
HARMONIC® Devices have been used worldwide in more than 14 million surgical procedures§ in a variety of specialties, including peripheral vascular surgery, plastic surgery, general surgery, urology, gynecology, ENT surgery, and thoracic surgery and have been cited in over 590 peer reviewed journal articles.
Wound closure plays an integral role in patient outcomes. While the fascia and skin heals, the wound closure device provides the necessary strength and support to maintain wound integrity and avoid complications such as dehiscence and surgical site infections.155
To achieve excellent outcomes during wound closure, Ethicon offers several innovative technologies, including: