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Nov 13, 2017, 15:31 ET Blood Pressure Control Achieved With Fewer Or No Medications Within One Month Of Bariatric Surgery And Maintained Over 12 Months

Bariatric surgery may reduce or eliminate the need for high blood pressure medications in patients with obesity, often within one month, according...


Nov 10, 2017, 08:30 ET Ethicon's BIOPATCH® Protective Disk with CHG Meets New CDC Recommendation and Continues as the Standard of Care to Reduce Intravascular Catheter-related Blood Stream Infections

Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies,** announced today that specific Chlorhexidine-impregnated (CGI) dressings...


Oct 31, 2017, 08:00 ET Ethicon Showcases Leading Edge Solutions Beyond The O.R. To Empower Patients And Providers In Fight Against Obesity At ObesityWeek™ 2017

Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, and a leader in bariatric surgery for more than 15 years, continues to...


Oct 23, 2017, 08:15 ET First General Surgery Virtual Residency Program To Allow Training Anytime, Anywhere Launched In Collaboration With Ethicon

This week at the ACS Clinical Congress, Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, and Touch Surgery are joining...


Aug 30, 2017, 09:00 ET Ethicon Reports Major Progress On Multi-Year Initiative To Fill Clinical And Economic Evidence Gaps And Expand Access To Bariatric Surgery

Ethicon*, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, and a leader in bariatric surgery for more than 15 years, is continuing to...


Aug 21, 2017, 08:15 ET Ethicon Launches ProxiSure™ Suturing Device Designed To Improve Precision In Minimally-Invasive Surgery

Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, announced today the U.S. launch of the ProxiSure™ Suturing Device, an...


Jun 06, 2017, 08:30 ET Ethicon Announces FDA Approval For SURGICEL® Powder Absorbable Hemostat

Uncontrolled bleeding during surgery can adversely affect patient outcomes, hospital costs and resources.1-9 Primary methods of hemostasis alone...


May 24, 2017, 09:00 ET DERMABOND® PRINEO® Skin Closure System May Improve Outcomes and Lower Hospital Costs

Ethicon* announced the results of two economic analyses demonstrating that the DERMABOND® PRINEO® Skin Closure system, a product that combines a...


May 23, 2017, 06:59 ET Ethicon, division de Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, lance la premiere solution digitale dediee au suivi du patient obèse

Ethicon, pionnier dans la prise en charge médico-chirurgicale du patient obèse, a conçu une solution baptisée « NEWLIFE », première plateforme...


May 10, 2017, 09:00 ET The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Updated Guideline Now Include a Recommendation for Triclosan-Coated Sutures

Ethicon*, a trusted leader in suture technology, supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) updated Guideline for the...


May 05, 2017, 08:00 ET New ECHELON FLEX™ GST System (45mm) Delivers Benefits of Precision Stapling Performance to Thoracic and Colorectal Procedures

Ethicon * announced today the U.S. launch of the ECHELON FLEX™ GST (Gripping Surface Technology) 45mm Systemi, designed to control tissue movement...


Apr 19, 2017, 09:00 ET Ethicon Announces 510(k) Clearance For ECHELON CIRCULAR™ Powered Stapler

The circular anastomosis is one of the most critical steps in cancer surgery and has a high risk for complications. Complications can include leaks...


Mar 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Ethicon Announces Completion Of Acquisition Of Torax Medical, Inc.

Ethicon* today announced the completion of its acquisition of Torax Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company that manufactures and...


Mar 13, 2017, 08:30 ET Ethicon And DePuy Synthes Introduce Customized Wound Closure Kits Aiming To Improve Efficiencies And Patient Outcomes In Orthopaedic Surgery

Today, Ethicon* and DePuy Synthes are joining forces to introduce customized wound closure kits for orthopaedic surgery. The new wound closure...


Mar 09, 2017, 08:30 ET New Data Shows ECHELON FLEX™ Powered Staplers Associated with Clinical And Economic Benefits Compared to Medtronic ENDO GIA™ Manual Staplers

Ethicon*, a leading global provider of medical devices, today announced that one of the largest retrospective studies of surgical stapling...


Mar 07, 2017, 08:30 ET Ethicon Launches ENSEAL® X1 Large Jaw Tissue Sealer, Establishing Next Generation Of Advanced Bipolar Devices

Ethicon* is setting a new standard for sealing performance in advanced energy devices with the launch of the ENSEAL® X1 Large Jaw Tissue Sealer,...


Feb 16, 2017, 08:30 ET New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Five-Year Data from Ethicon-Funded STAMPEDE Study

Ethicon* announced today the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) publication of the final five-year data from the Ethicon-funded STAMPEDE...


Nov 04, 2016, 09:16 ET Triclosan-Coated Sutures Now Recommended By World Health Organization

Ethicon*, a trusted leader in suture technology, announced today that triclosan-coated sutures received a recommendation in the new "Global...


Nov 01, 2016, 07:55 ET Ethicon Advances Obesity Solutions Through Research, Surgical Training And Innovation Showcased During ObesityWeek

Ethicon* joins world-renowned experts in bariatric surgery to share the latest breakthroughs in science and innovation that are advancing surgery...


Oct 25, 2016, 08:30 ET EVARREST® Fibrin Sealant Patch Gains FDA Approval on Expanded Indication for General Hemostasis

Ethicon* announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded indication for EVARREST® Fibrin Sealant Patch,...


Oct 17, 2016, 08:10 ET Ethicon Launches HARMONIC® HD 1000i Shears to Address Challenges in Complex Surgical Procedures

Ethicon* announced today the U.S. launch of a new high precision ultrasonic device, HARMONIC® HD 1000i Shears, designed to address unique...


Sep 29, 2016, 07:40 ET Ethicon Bolsters Critical Need for Increased Patient Access to Most Effective Surgical Treatments for Obesity and Metabolic Disease with Studies to be Presented at IFSO 2016

By investing in and leveraging a growing body of clinical research and economic evidence, Ethicon*, a leader in advancing bariatric and metabolic...


Sep 12, 2016, 08:20 ET Ethicon Widens Comprehensive Advanced Energy Portfolio with Addition of ENSEAL® X1 Large Jaw Tissue Sealer

In an effort to advance energy solutions and make measurable clinical and cost-of-care improvements for healthcare providers and patients...


Aug 24, 2016, 08:30 ET Ethicon Announces Strategic Collaboration With Touch Surgery To Evolve Medical Education

 Ethicon, Inc., part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, announces a strategic collaboration with Touch Surgery to help...


Aug 22, 2016, 08:30 ET Ethicon Establishes Unmatched Knotless Suture Portfolio With Launch Of STRATAFIX™ Spiral Plus Devices

 Ethicon*, a trusted leader in advancing wound closure, announces the launch of STRATAFIX™ Spiral PDS Plus and STRATAFIX™ Spiral...