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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.
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Join Ethicon President, Kate Masschelein as she shares a case study, “How can the circular economy work in the healthcare sector?"
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.
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.
Helping you reduce complications and lowering the rate of return to the operating room is our priority.
Ethicon continues to lead the way in bariatric and metabolic research. A new study shows patients with mild to moderate obesity who underwent bariatric surgery kept their blood pressure under control and required fewer or no medications compared to patients on standard medical therapy.1
We support SAGES’ position regarding the use of a smoke evacuator in laparoscopic and open cases, in addition to the strict use of appropriate PPE. Read the recommendation.
ECHELON CIRCULAR™ Powered Stapler demonstrated a 1.7% anastomotic leak rate in an Independent Clinical Study, and a 85% reduction in anastomotic leak compared to manual circular staplers.*
Learn about the first international multi-center clinical trial using advanced energy to seal pulmonary artery in VATS lobectomy.
Learn how you can partner with Ethicon to build a stronger OR safety environment for staff and patients.
Engaging & Educating Patients
Proud to partner with Colorectal Cancer Alliance. During the COVID-19 pandemic, colorectal cancer screenings dropped roughly 90% and diagnosis fell by 32%.7 Now more than ever, patients need to hear that it’s safe to get screened.
More than two-thirds of Americans (68%) say they or someone in their household delayed or canceled healthcare services due to COVID-19.8 My Health Can’t Wait aims to help patients and providers get the resources and tools they need to stay connected and prioritize needed care.
News & Events
Ethicon Launches New Echelon+ Stapler With GST Reloads To Increase Staple Line Security And Reduce Complications In Surgery
Auris Health Announces Publication of Results from BENEFIT Study of MONARCH® Platform in CHEST
Longest Study of Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Shows Durable Efficacy of Linx® Reflux Management System
New Study Found Neuwave With Ablation Confirmation Software Demonstrated Improved Procedural Outcomes
*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)