How Circular Stapler Empowers Surgeons to Help Patients Live Longer

A surgical instruments company has unveiled a circular stapler that is helping surgeons in resolving surgery complications.     

FREMONT, CA: Ethicon, a medical device company, has launched the industry's first ECHELON  CIRCULAR Powered Stapler. The newly launched ECHELON CIRCULAR Powered Stapler is best used for colorectal, gastric, and thoracic surgery. The stapler integrates two novel Ethicon technologies, which is the 3D Stapling Technology and Gripping Surface Technology (GST). The 3D Stapling Technology evenly distributes compression while GST provides gentler handling to reduce compressive forces on tissues. These technologies, when merged, reduce leaks at the staple line without compromising perfusion. This includes the passage of fluid through the bloodstream or lymphatic system.

The ECHELON CIRCULAR Powered Stapler is a confidence booster for surgeons, creating a secure anastomosis. The stapler's one-finger push-button firing reduces force by 97 percent, delivering 37 percent less movement at the distal tip for enhanced stability. The newly launched stapling device standardizes performance, minimizing variation in usage, leading to improved outcomes. Ethicon increases patient satisfaction and reduces the cost to healthcare systems. 

Shaping the future of surgery, Ethicon is a surgical instrument company that designs and manufactures medical devices and surgical instruments. Ethicon manufactures sutures, breast care products, end cutters, and energy-based products, like hand instruments for tissue dissection. The company is committed to helping surgical care improve so that more patients live longer. Ethicon develops essential solutions, enabling its customers to offer the treatment and positive outcomes that patients deserve. The company is focused on improving health outcomes for patients and helping solve the most significant health challenges with meaningful innovation. This innovation makes way for the first sutures, that help revolutionize surgery with minimally invasive procedures, elevating standards of care.   

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