Earth Day
Earth Day

We care for the planet like the health of humanity depends on it, because it does.

Healthy people need a healthy planet.

As we create and deliver high quality products, we also continually seek ways to reduce our footprint. Together with our customers, we will lead healthcare towards an environmentally sustainable future.

We are committed to reducing our environmental footprint in accordance with the Johnson & Johnson Sustainability Goals. 

Healthy people need a healthy planet.

The Economist - Sustainability Week

The Economist’s sixth annual Sustainability Week will provide actionable insights and solutions to help businesses on their path to greater sustainability.

Join Ethicon President, Kate Masschelein as she shares a case study, “How can the circular economy work in the healthcare sector?" 

June 8-11

The Economist - Sustainability Week

Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Device 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 hemostats along with interventional ablation, robotics and digital solutions.

News & Events

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Ethicon Launches New Echelon+ Stapler With GST Reloads To Increase Staple Line Security And Reduce Complications In Surgery

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Auris Health Announces Publication of Results from BENEFIT Study of MONARCH® Platform in CHEST

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Longest Study of Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Shows Durable Efficacy of Linx® Reflux Management System

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New Study Found Neuwave With Ablation Confirmation Software Demonstrated Improved Procedural Outcomes

References

*Impact of the Novel Powered Circular Stapler on Risk of Anastomotic Leakage in Colorectal Anastomosis. A Propensity Score‐Matched Study.[ECHELON CIRCULAR1.7% (1/60) vs. manual circular 11.8%(14/119), p=0.022]

†Guidelines on reducing the risk of surgical site infections are general to triclosan-coated sutures and are not specific to any one brand.

1. Schiavon, C. A., Bhatt, D. L., Ikeoka, D., Santucci, E. V.,Santos, R. N., Damiani, L. P., . . . Drager, L. F. (2020). Three-YearOutcomes of Bariatric Surgery in Patients With Obesity andHypertension. Annals of Internal Medicine, 173(9), 685-693.doi:10.7326/m19-3781

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. 2016;224(1):5974.

3. Berríos-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. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2017.0904.

4. WHO Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2016.

5. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guideline. Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment. NICE website. https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng125/chapter/Recommendations#closure-methods. Accessed October 17, 2019.

6. 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):448473.

7. Periyanayagam, U., MD, MPH, Dwyer, A., Kim, J., Garcia, R., MPH, Worrall, S., MPH, & Davis, A., MPPA. (2020). New Colorectal Cancer Diagnoses Fall by One-Third as Colonoscopy Screenings and Biopsies Grind to a Halt During Height of COVID-19 (pp. 1-6, Research Brief). KomodoHealth™.

8. Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Elective Surgery Survey. Accessed August 4, 2020. About the Survey: This survey was conducted online within the United States by The Harris Poll on behalf of DePuy Synthes from July 9-13, 2020 among 2,016 U.S. adults ages 18 and older. This online survey is not based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. (CLICK TO PDF)