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2013-04-24 23:03:58

AD Surgical brings in two new non-absorbable sutures for different clinical applications. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Today, AD Surgical announced the addition of Cable Nylon and Polyester sutures to its growing line of UNIFY® Surgical Sutures. UNIFY® Surgical Suture is a top-rated product with quality comparable to those of the market leader Ethicon®*, but at a significantly lower cost. "AD Surgical is excited to add two new non-absorbable, braided and coated surgical...

2012-10-04 02:27:17

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, has announced its entrance into the barbed suture market with the launch of its new portfolio of STRATAFIX(TM) Knotless Tissue Control Devices, representing the next evolution in wound closure technology. With significantly more points of fixation than traditional sutures, STRATAFIX(TM) Devices give surgeons more consistent control over every pass (through the tissue), and combine the strength...

2011-05-10 08:58:00

SOMERVILLE, N.J., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, today announces the availability of ETHICON SECURESTRAP(TM) 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device in the U.S., the first fixation device to feature an absorbable "strap" design. This product provides secure mesh fixation in laparoscopic (minimally invasive) and open hernia repair procedures. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110510/NY99050) The spring-loaded ETHICON...

2010-10-04 10:01:00

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, today announced the launch of ETHICON SECURESTRAP(TM) 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device, the first fixation device to feature an absorbable "strap" design, and ETHICON PHYSIOMESH(TM) Flexible Composite Mesh. These two new surgical devices provide secure mesh fixation and address patient comfort and surgeon ease-of-use in laparoscopic (minimally invasive) hernia repair procedures - the sixth most...

2010-07-07 09:07:00

SOMERVILLE, N.J., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, announced today the introduction of ETHICON(TM) OMNEX(TM) Surgical Sealant, ETHICON(TM) Biosurgery's first synthetic sealant designed to achieve adjunctive hemostasis (stoppage of bleeding) in vascular reconstructions by mechanically sealing areas of leakage. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted approval of the Premarket Approval Application (PMA) for ETHICON(TM) OMNEX(TM)...

2009-08-04 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI, TSX: ANP) today announced the launch of a series of new, proprietary Quill(TM) SRS product codes specifically designed for laparoscopic, or minimally invasive, gynecology procedures, including hysterectomies and myomectomies. In 2008, there were approximately 750,000 hysterectomies performed in the United States of which approximately 130,000 were performed laparoscopically. In addition, there were...