Echelon Flex TM Endopath ? Stapler


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Ethicon Endo-Surgery Echelon Flex™ Endopath® Stapler Confidence through compression

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Maintaining Respect for Tissue Respect for tissue is at the heart of everything we do at Ethicon Endo-Surgery (EES). In the 19th century, Dr. William Halsted defined a set of interrelated principles for safe and effective surgery. He stressed the importance of haemostasis, adequate blood supply, and the gentle handling of tissue. It is these principles that help drive our approach to developing advanced surgical devices.1 Understanding the Role of Compression Compression is a critical factor in successful surgical stapling. Prior to stapling, applying compression over time exudes fluid from...

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ECHELON FLEX™ ENDOPATH® Stapler – Confidence of System-Wide compression ECHELON FLEX™ delivers compression in two ways. The balance of pressure delivered over time is designed to respect the properties of living tissue. Compression before firing ECHELON FLEX™ gently exudes fluid from targeted tissue before firing. T • his brings tissue to a compressed thickness appropriate for a uniform haemostasis staple line T • he anvil design allows tissue to compress over the recommended 15-second period prior to firing Alignment during firing The 3-point gap control mechanism of ECHELON FLEX™ ensures...

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Genius on the Edge: The Bizarre Double Life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted. ©2010 Gerald Imber, MD, p 139ff. Randal S. Baker, MD, FACS; James Foote, MD; Paul Kemmeter, MD; Randall Brady, PA-C; Todd Vroegop, PA-C; Matt Serveld, PA-C; Michigan Medical Center for Health Excellence, Grand Rapids, Ml, USA: "The Science of Stapling and Leaks"; Obesity Surgery, 14,1290-1298 Superior is defined as fewest malformed staples. Thick tissue defined as 3mm to 5mm as measured with an 8g/mm2 thickness measuring device. Study conducted by Ethicon Endo-Surgery in a porcine model. Data on file. ECHELON FLEX™...

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