ETHICON PROXIMATE® Linear Cutters 

The PROXIMATE Linear Cutter has superior staple form,* helps reduce the risk of leaks and offers surgeons a wide range of open linear cutters for a variety of tissue thicknesses.

PROXIMATE stapler

Features & Benefits

Clinical Heritage of ETHICON Linear Cutter Platforms 

Clinical Heritage of ETHICON Linear Cutter Platforms 

Over the past 25+ years, ETHICON has delivered quality and design in our linear cutter platforms. 
A greater understanding of tissue control has supported improved leak performance.
ETHICON is committed to providing consistent compression and superior staple form* for reliable results. 

Reduced risk of leaks

Reduced risk of leaks

Unique CAM mechanism helps reduce risk of staple line leakage.§ The PROXIMATE Linear Cutter had a 34% higher mean luminal leak pressure when compared to DST Series GIA.
 

Superior Staple Form

Superior Staple Form

Superior staple form in thick tissue compared to leading brands. The PROXIMATE Linear Cutter has 51% fewer malformed staples than DST Series™ GIA™ in thick tissue.

The most options available

The most options available

Widest range allows surgeons to select the most efficient size. Four different cartridges available for a variety of tissue thicknesses (white cartridge available for 55mm, gold cartridge available for 75mm).

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Product Specifications

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TCD75 TCD75 75mm Linear Cutter with Gold Reload 

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TCT10 TCT10 100mm Linear Cutter with Green Reload 

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TCT55 TCT55 55mm Linear Cutter with Green Reload 

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TCT75 TCT75 75mm Linear Cutter with Green Reload 

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TLC10 TLC10 100mm Linear Cutter with Blue Reload 

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TLC55 TLC55 55mm Linear Cutter with Blue Reload 

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TLC75 TLC75 75mm Linear Cutter with Blue Reload 

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TVC55 TVC55 55mm Vascular Linear Cutter with White Reload 

References

*Benchtop testing in porcine tissue vs DST Series GIA (GIA8038S), Frankenman LC80B, Reach RLC8038S, Touchstone LC8038 at 2mm-5mm thickness range (p<0.001).

†Benchtop testing in porcine tissue vs. Autosture DST Series GIA (GIA8038S) at 2mm-5mm thickness range (p<0.001).

‡Benchtop testing of formed staples fired in porcine tissue over a 2mm-5mm range of tissue thickness (p<0.001).

§Benchtop testing of luminal leak pressure in an excised animal tissue model.

¶Benchtop testing of mean luminal leak pressure in an excised animal tissue model, DST80 92.3mmHg vs TLC75 141.3mmHg (p<0.001), and vs NTLC75 124.3mmHg (p=0.004).

For complete indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and adverse reactions, please reference full package insert.