Ethicon Wins FDA Clearance for Echelon Circular PowerEd Stapler
Cincinnati–based Ethicon has received FDA marketing clearance for its Echelon circular-powered stapler.
The device is designed to reduce anastomotic complications in colorectal, gastric and thoracic cancer surgeries.
The device provides a 33 percent reduction in compressive forces on tissue, and 3D stapling technology that evenly distributes compression. — Cynthia Jessup