* ECHELON™ GST System Blue and Green Reloads compared to Endo GIA with Tri Staple™ Technology Purple Reloads evaluated via gross observations of firings in 1.5mm to 3.0mm thick animate porcine ileum. Average apposition ratings 2.81 (GST60B) and 2.56 (GST60G) vs 3.23 (EGIA60AMT), p=0.001 (C2103).
The ECHELON™ GST System controls tissue movement with pre-compression and Gripping Surface Technology, and captures both layers of the mucosa during firing better than the other leading endocutter on the market, optimizing tissue for healing.
1. STRATAFIX™ Plus Knotless Tissue Control Device Consolidated Claims Matrix SFX 052479-160502
With a unique anchor design, STRATAFIX™ Symmetric PDS™ Plus Knotless Tissue Control Devices are the only knotless tissue control device appropriate for closing high-tension areas, such as fascia. They can also be used in any appropriate tissue where you desire a strong and secure closure.