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28 Sep, 2012, 15:12 ET Ethicon Introduces Next Innovation in Line of Powered Endocutters; 45mm Design Allows Surgeons Stability and Control Near Vital Structures

 Ethicon* today announced the launch of its next innovation in powered endocutters – a new 45mm version of the ECHELON FLEX™...


06 Jul, 2012, 03:00 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery lance une nouvelle ligne de dispositifs de coagulation tissulaire recourbés et droits, ENSEAL® G2

La plus large gamme de dispositifs de coagulation tissulaire bipolaire à haute performance disponible pour des interventions de chirurgie...


11 Jun, 2012, 09:32 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Continues to Drive New Research on the Impact of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery on Diabetes, Other Disorders

 The science of obesity is undergoing a revolution, as new research changes the way scientists think about how and why Metabolic and Bariatric...


01 Jun, 2012, 09:00 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Highlights Comprehensive Colorectal Solutions Aimed at Improving Patient Care at ASCRS 2012

 Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES), a leading provider of advanced surgical solutions for minimally-invasive and open procedures, will present...


09 May, 2012, 09:00 ET New Research Shows Minimally Invasive, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomies For Lung Cancer More Cost Effective And Clinically Beneficial Than Traditional, Open Surgery

In a retrospective analysis using the Premier hospital database, the minimally-invasive approach of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)...


27 Mar, 2012, 14:49 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Partners with CBS HealthWatch To Educate About Colorectal Cancer, the Importance of Early Detection and Lifesaving Treatment Options

 In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Ethicon Endo-Surgery (EES) is partnering with CBS HealthWatch™ and the...


06 Mar, 2012, 11:40 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Brings Hands-On Lab Training Experience to Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Conference

Highlights Best Practices in Reducing Tissue Trauma Through Surgical Simulations Featuring ECHELON FLEX™ Powered ENDOPATH® Stapler,...


27 Feb, 2012, 09:00 ET New Patient Guidebook, "Live Healthier - Weight Loss Options for Treating Obesity," Now Offered by the American College of Physicians Foundation

 Health care professionals tend to underestimate a patient's willingness to discuss their weight and treatment options(1).  To help...


23 Feb, 2012, 11:19 ET New Data Suggest Minimally Invasive, Video-Assisted Thorascopic Wedge Resections for Lung Cancer Provide Clinical and Economic Advantages to Patients, Hospitals and Payors

Ethicon Endo-Surgery (EES), a leading provider of advanced surgical solutions for minimally-invasive and open procedures, announced today the...


07 Feb, 2012, 09:00 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Launches the First Comprehensive Solution for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Designed to Help Minimize Leaks

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES) today launched the first comprehensive solution for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy designed to help minimize...


31 Jan, 2012, 09:00 ET International Panel of Leading Bariatric Surgeons Reaches Consensus on Optimal Techniques for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

 For the first time, an international panel of experts has reached consensus on the best practices for performing Laparoscopic Sleeve...


10 Nov, 2011, 12:24 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Receives 510(k) Clearance for New ENSEAL® G2 Curved and Straight Tissue Sealers Line -- Broadest Range of Advanced Bipolar Tissue Sealers Available for Open and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES) today announces U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance of their innovative ENSEAL® G2 Curved and Straight Tissue Sealers...


21 Oct, 2011, 08:00 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Showcases Innovative "Learning Journey," Procedure-Focused Educational Presentations and Key Product Innovations at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Conference

First-of-Its-Kind EESeducation.com Web Resource Offers Customized Learning Pathways for Surgeons, Residents, Nurses and Other Healthcare...


11 Oct, 2011, 10:23 ET Misperceptions and Fear of Embarrassment Inhibit Doctor and Patient Discussions About Obesity Treatment Options

Significant barriers are keeping adults affected by obesity in Nashville, Tenn., and physicians from talking frankly about bariatric, or weight...


27 Sep, 2011, 09:00 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Introduces First Powered Endocutter with Enhanced System-Wide Compression and Stability, Allowing Surgeons Greater Control in Laparoscopic Surgery

To further reduce the risk of tissue trauma during laparoscopic surgery, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES), announced today the launch of the...


24 Jun, 2011, 10:00 ET Renowned Experts to Share Early Insights Into Why Bariatric Surgery Improves Type 2 Diabetes for Many Patients

For several years, researchers have known that bariatric surgery can significantly reduce or even eliminate symptoms of type 2 diabetes and other...


22 Jun, 2011, 15:51 ET Webcast Alert: Renowned Experts To Share Early Insights Into Why Bariatric Surgery Improves Type 2 Diabetes For Many Patients

Join three medical experts for a special media briefing as they discuss the topic, "Insights Into Why Bariatric Surgery Improves Type 2 Diabetes...


15 Jun, 2011, 08:36 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Launches ENSEAL® G2 Super Jaw

To address surgeons' need for achieving strong vessel seals while remaining gentle on tissue in open surgery, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES)...


15 Jun, 2011, 08:35 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Introduces Innovative New Generator to Help Simplify Use of Advanced Energy Technology in the OR

In an effort to help simplify the OR, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES) today announces U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance and the launch of the first ever...


13 May, 2011, 10:30 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Partners with Colorectal Surgeons and Community at ASCRS to Improve Patient Outcomes

Ethicon Endo-Surgery (EES) will feature its comprehensive portfolio of colorectal solutions and physician-led educational programs, aimed to...


15 Apr, 2011, 09:00 ET Patient Teams Up With Ethicon Endo-Surgery as She Embarks on Her Weight Loss Journey With the Help of Innovative Bariatic Surgery

Tracy Mitchell, a 35-year-old married mother of four who has been struggling with her weight for over 12 years, is teaming up with Ethicon...


23 Aug, 2010, 09:00 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Launches EESadvancements.com for Advanced Access to Innovative Solutions

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES) today announced the launch of EESadvancements.com, a new Web site designed to give surgeons advanced access to...


12 Jul, 2010, 08:27 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Completes Divestiture of Breast Care Business to Devicor Medical Products

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES), a Johnson & Johnson company, today announced it has completed the divestiture of its Breast Care business to...


21 Jun, 2010, 14:07 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery Introduces HARMONIC ACE® 45 cm Curved Shears at ASMBS

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES), today introduced a new addition to its HARMONIC® line of surgical devices, the HARMONIC ACE® 45 cm...


17 May, 2010, 11:55 ET Ethicon Endo-Surgery, CBS HealthWatch and ASCRS Team Up to Raise Awareness of Colorectal Cancer

Ethicon Endo-Surgery (EES), in conjunction with CBS HealthWatch and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS), will bring together...