Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 100 years, from creating the first sutures, to revolutionizing surgery with minimally invasive procedures. Our surgical technologies and solutions include sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and haemostats along with interventional ablation, robotics and digital solutions.

Tackling Key Disease States

Learn more about our specialty-focused training programs and find information about our evidence-backed products and links to patient-facing resources.

Digital Solutions

Giving surgeons additional information to support their clinical decision-making has the potential to drive the next surgical revolution. Our digital surgery ecosystem will bring together the collective value of Next Generation Robotics and Instrumentation; Advanced Imaging; and AI-powered Digital Solutions.

Digital Solutions

News & Events

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Ethicon is exhibiting at the Future Surgery Show 2021

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Ethicon collaborates with SCTS on first UK & Ireland simulation training roll-out in cardiothoracic surgery

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Ethicon Plus Sutures Become First and Only Sutures with Antibacterial Protection Recommended for use in NHS by NICE Medical Technologies Guidance

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ObesityUK launches “The Reality of Obesity” podcast for World Obesity Day

References

* CDC, WHO, ACS/SIS, NICE, and KRINKO guidelines on reducing the riskof surgical site infections are general to triclosan‐coated sutures and are not specific to any one brand. Recommendations for different types of surgery may not be consistent across authorities.

1. Berrios‐Torres SI, Umscheid CA, Bratzler DW, et al. Centers for disease control and prevention guideline for the prevention of surgical site infection, 2017. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(8):784‐791.

2. Ban KA, Minei JP, Laronga C, et al. American college of surgeons and surgical infection society: surgical site infection guidelines, 2016 update. J Am Coll Surg. 2017;224(1):59‐74.

3. NICE Guideline Updates Team (UK). Surgical site infection: prevention and treatment. NICE website.
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng125/chapter/Recommendations#closuremethods
Accessed Nov 16, 2020.

4. World Health Organization. Global guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infection.
https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/250680/9789241549882‐eng.pdf?sequence=8. Published November 2016. Accessed Nov 16, 2020.

5. Prevention of postoperative wound infections. Recommendation of the Committee for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention (KRINKO) at the Robert Koch Institute. Bundesgesundheitsbl. 2018;61(4):448‐473.

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