* Contains OPTIVIEW® Technology a smudge‐mitigation/reduction technology. (C1305)
† Comparison of the ECHELON FLEX™ GST System designed to accommodate a compressed tissue thickness range of 1.0mm to 4.0mm vs the Medtronic Tri-Staple portfolio intended for a thickness range of 0.75mm to 3.0mm (Medtronic literature, downloaded from Medtronic website on Nov 16, 2016). (C2272)
The ECHELON FLEX GST System can accommodate the broadest range of [lung parenchyma] [gastric] [colorectal] tissue thicknesses.
1. STRATAFIX™ Plus Knotless Tissue Control Device Consolidated Claims Matrix SFX 052362-160502
With greater wound holding strength and security, STRATAFIX™ Symmetric PDS™ Plus Knotless Tissue Control Devices can close wounds substantially faster than using an interrupted technique.