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Oct 15, 2004, 01:00 ET

Results of PPH Hemorrhoid Treatment Trial Presented at the 17th World Conference of Family Doctors

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of the United States Multi- Center Clinical Trial for the Procedure for Prolapse and Hemorrhoids...

Jul 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Two Million Procedures With Mammotome(R) System Marks Major Milestone

CINCINNATI, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, today announced that two million women have now...

May 18, 2004, 01:00 ET

New Campaign Urges Patients to Speak Up for Safer Surgery

CINCINNATI, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As surgical infections and medical errors continue to receive attention and scrutiny in the U.S., patients...

Nov 20, 2003, 00:00 ET

FDA Clears Minimally Invasive Method For Management of Non-Cancerous Breast Lumps

CINCINNATI, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of women who have non-cancerous breast lumps can now receive care in a doctor's office with a...

Sep 03, 2002, 01:00 ET

Surgical Device Provides Easier Access During Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery

CINCINNATI, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, announced today the release of the LONG45...

Jun 27, 2002, 01:00 ET

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Acquires Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band; Device Used in Surgery for the Morbidly Obese

CINCINNATI, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, has acquired Obtech Medical AG, a privately...

Mar 12, 2002, 00:00 ET

New Website Devoted Entirely to Breast Biopsy Now Available

CINCINNATI, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A new website, www.breastbiopsy.com, was launched today to provide women, their families and health...

Jan 29, 2002, 00:00 ET

New Website on Morbid Obesity and Weight Loss Surgery Now Available

CINCINNATI, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new website, http://www.weightlosssurgeryinfo.com, was launched today to provide comprehensive information...

May 17, 2001, 01:00 ET

Study Finds Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsies Cost 35%-62% Less Overall than Open Surgical Biopsies

CINCINNATI, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study published this month in "The American Journal of Managed Care," newer minimally...

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET

Superstar Naomi Judd Advocates Importance of Embracing New Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act

CINCINNATI, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Naomi Judd, gifted singer, songwriter, best-selling author, actress and inspirational speaker, is working...

Nov 22, 2000, 00:00 ET

Vascular Access Applauds Recent Passage of Needlestick Safety Legislation

CINCINNATI, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo Surgery, Vascular Access, a Johnson & Johnson company, embraces the recent passage of the...

Aug 03, 2000, 01:00 ET

Leader in Needlestick Safety Sponsors Chase House Benefit at 6th World Congress for Nurse Anesthetists

CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vascular Access Business unit of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, today announced...

Jun 28, 2000, 01:00 ET
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Ethicon Endo-Surgery Pink Ribbon LPGA Pro-Am

CINCINNATI, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- LPGA Tour Hall of Famers Amy Alcott and Kathy Whitworth, and LPGA Tour players Shelley Hamlin, a breast...

Mar 14, 2000, 00:00 ET

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. Launches National Breast Care Registry(TM)

CINCINNATI, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) company, announced today the launch of the...

Sep 01, 1999, 01:00 ET

Mammotome(R) Hand Held Receives FDA Marketing Clearance For Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsies

CINCINNATI, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mammotome(R) Hand Held, a minimally invasive breast biopsy device that helps doctors diagnose if breast...

Sep 01, 1999, 01:00 ET

Orbis Feed: New Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy Device Receives FDA Marketing Clearance

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, the FDA cleared a new minimally invasive breast biopsy device called the Mammotome(R) Hand Held. The...

Aug 06, 1999, 01:00 ET

New Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy Device Receives Marketing Clearance in Canada

QUEBEC, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A new hand-held version of the Mammotome(R) Biopsy System, a minimally invasive breast biopsy device, has...

Oct 01, 1998, 01:00 ET

Traditional Surgical Breast Biopsy Only Option Discussed With Majority of Women, Roper Survey Reveals

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever national survey of women who have had a breast biopsy shows that 67 percent of those who had a...

Oct 01, 1998, 01:00 ET

Live Breast Biopsy on Capitol Hill Underscores Pivotal Role of Early Diagnosis And Patient Education in Breast Cancer Battle

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, for the very first time in history, a breast biopsy was transmitted live to Capitol Hill, riveting the...

Sep 11, 1998, 01:00 ET

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. Announces Innovative Device That Eliminates Videoscopic Surgical Knot Tying

CINCINNATI, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of videoscopic and traditional surgical...