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Feb 17, 2017, 10:00 ET Ethicon Announces Agreement to Acquire Torax Medical, Inc.

Ethicon, Inc. today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Torax Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company that manufactures and...


Jan 06, 2015, 11:10 ET Washington University in St. Louis study shows ETHICON SECURESTRAP® Fixation Device provides superior holding strength at various deployment angles compared to blunt-tip hollow screw-fastener device

 A study published in the October 8 issue of Surgical Endoscopy concluded that an absorbable ''strap'' device, such as the ETHICON...


Sep 15, 2014, 08:00 ET Retrospective Study Shows SURGICEL® Family of Topical Absorbable Hemostats Decreases Hospital Resource Use and Lowers Associated Costs

Ethicon, Inc. announced results of a large, retrospective study that showed the use of the SURGICEL® Family of Topical Absorbable Hemostats...


May 27, 2014, 09:00 ET Ethicon-Funded Study Confirming Long-Term Benefit of Bariatric Surgery for Control of Diabetes Published in New England Journal of Medicine

 A study funded primarily by Ethicon and published in the May 22 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates that at 3-year...


Apr 18, 2013, 09:00 ET Ethicon Unites Businesses Under One Brand; Renews Focus To Better Serve Customer And Patient Needs Worldwide

Ethicon, Inc. today announced the launch of a new brand strategy that will unify the brands of Ethicon, Inc. and Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc....


Oct 04, 2012, 12:24 ET Ethicon Announces Launch of STRATAFIX(TM) Knotless Tissue Control Devices

Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, has announced its entrance into the barbed suture market with the launch of its new portfolio...


May 10, 2011, 09:58 ET Ethicon, Inc. Announces Availability of ETHICON SECURESTRAP™ 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device

Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, today announces the availability of ETHICON SECURESTRAP™ 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation...


Apr 01, 2011, 11:56 ET New CDC Guidelines for Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Associated Infections Designate Chlorhexidine Gluconate-Impregnated Sponge as a Category 1B Recommendation Exclusively Based on Evidence Related to BIOPATCH® Protective Disk With CHG

Ethicon, Inc., announced today that the CDC has reviewed clinical data from patients treated with BIOPATCH® Protective Disk with CHG as part...


Nov 18, 2010, 18:43 ET Ethicon Submits Biologic License Application to the FDA for the Fibrin Pad

Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, announced today that the company has submitted a Biologic License Application (BLA) to the U.S....


Oct 04, 2010, 11:01 ET Ethicon, Inc. Introduces Two Innovative Devices for Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair During American College of Surgeons (ACS) Annual Meeting

Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, today announced the launch of ETHICON SECURESTRAP™ 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device,...


Sep 27, 2010, 07:10 ET Acclarent, Inc. Introduces Two New Innovations for Minimally-Invasive Sinus Surgery during AAO - Head and Neck Surgery Conference

Acclarent, Inc., a leader in minimally-invasive sinus surgery, today announced the introduction of two new technologies designed to improve...


Aug 10, 2010, 09:00 ET GYNECARE TVT EXACT™ Continence System Joins Ethicon's GYNECARE TVT™ Family of Products Tension-Free Support for Incontinence

Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, has announced the availability of the GYNECARE TVT EXACT™ Continence System in the United...


Jul 07, 2010, 10:07 ET Ethicon, Inc. Expands Hemostasis Product Portfolio with Approval of the Company's First Synthetic Internal Use Sealant

Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, announced today the introduction of ETHICON™ OMNEX™ Surgical Sealant,...


Jan 20, 2010, 16:00 ET Ethicon Completes Acquisition of Acclarent

Ethicon, Inc., announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Acclarent, Inc., following clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust...


Aug 11, 2009, 08:00 ET ETHICON Introduces New Product Enhancement and Packaging for BIOPATCH(R) to Improve Ease of Application for Patients with Catheters

ETHICON, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company, today announced that BIOPATCH((R)) Protective Disk with CHG (chlorhexidine gluconate) will...


Mar 12, 2009, 10:24 ET GYNECARE PROLIFT+M(TM) Pelvic Floor Repair System Launched in US for Use in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery

First surgical mesh in US to incorporate partially absorbable mesh for use in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders; material designed to...


Dec 16, 2008, 15:00 ET ETHICON Launches the Latest Innovation in Hernia Repair Platform; PROCEED(TM) Ventral Patch (PVP(TM) Device)

New System Capitalizes on Innovative Materials and Technology ETHICON, INC, a global medical device company, today announced the launch of the...


Dec 01, 2008, 17:00 ET ETHICON Completes Divestiture of Professional Wound Care Business to One Equity Partners

ETHICON, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, announced today that it has completed the divestiture of its Professional Wound Care business to...


Jul 01, 2008, 01:00 ET ETHICON Receives Offer from One Equity Partners to Purchase Professional Wound Care Business

SOMERVILLE, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ETHICON, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, today announced it has received an irrevocable,...


Jun 06, 2008, 01:00 ET ETHICON, INC. Announces Revised Label For REGRANEX(R) (becaplermin) Gel 0.01%

SOMERVILLE, N.J., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ETHICON, INC. today announces revised labeling for REGRANEX Gel, a topical formulation of recombinant...


Jan 10, 2008, 00:00 ET EVICEL(TM) Fibrin Sealant (Human) Approved for General Hemostasis in Surgery

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ETHICON, INC. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted an expanded...


Sep 11, 2007, 01:00 ET Study Shows Plasma-Derived Human Thrombin Equivalent to Bovine Thrombin in Achieving Hemostasis in Surgery

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A randomized study comparing treatment with plasma-derived human thrombin and thrombin derived from...


Jan 10, 2007, 00:00 ET Johnson & Johnson Wound Management Worldwide Introduces SURGIFOAM* Absorbable Gelatin Sponge

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Wound Management today announced the introduction of SURGIFOAM* Absorbable...


Oct 09, 2006, 01:00 ET Johnson & Johnson Wound Management Introduces Applicator Tip That Delivers Hemostat Right Where The Surgeon Needs It

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Wound Management, a division of ETHICON, INC., announced today the launch of...


Sep 05, 2006, 01:00 ET ETHICON Introduces New Device to Treat Stress Incontinence

ATHENS, Greece, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ETHICON Women's Health & Urology will announce at the annual meeting of the International...