For over a century, Ethicon has provided healthcare professionals with value-driven, best-to-market surgical solutions, medical devices, and professional education.
Ethicon’s commitment to advancing surgical care began with mass production of sterile sutures in 1887, revolutionizing surgery for minimally invasive procedures, and elevating the worldwide standard of care. Today, Ethicon’s innovation continues with a portfolio of advanced products, including meaningful solutions for wound closure devices and dressings, like the ones featured below.
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BIOPATCH is a protective disk with CHG that is indicated to reduce the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs), local infections and skin colonization in patients with central venous and arterial catheters. BIOPATCH is the #1 selling CHG dressing on the market with a 1A CDC recommendation, trusted by more than 70% of hospitals across the nation.
Features and Benefits:
The DERMABOND Portfolio offers a range of topical skin adhesives (TSAs) and skin closure systems that deliver strong, flexible, skin closure with waterproof, microbial barrier protection.
With self-anchoring technology and significantly more points of fixation than traditional sutures, STRATAFIX gives surgeons more consistent control over every pass and combines the strength and security of interrupted closure with the efficiency of continuous closure. STRATAFIX provides self-anchoring technology with no knot-related complications.
Plus Antibacterial sutures have been shown in vitro to inhibit colonization of the suture for 7 days or more, and have demonstrated a 28% reduction in SSI risk. § ||
Secure wound closure is an integral part of nearly every surgical procedure. Since 1887, Ethicon has pioneered advances in suture and needle technology that enable you to minimize tissue trauma, optimize healing, and improve patient outcomes. Ethicon offers a full portfolio of sutures to accommodate specialized function of every tissue.
Features and Benefits:
*In an ex-vivo study, more load in N was required to create a 3+1 mm gap between skin edges approximated with DERMABOND PRINEO Skin Closure System, than with subcuticular 4-0 MONOCRYL® (poliglecaprone 25) Suture or PROXIMATE® Ethicon Endo-Surgery skin staples (P=0.00).
†Clinical significance unknown.
‡STRATAFIX™ Symmetric PDS™ Plus Knotless Control Devices only.
§21 RCTs, 6462 patients, 95% CI: (14, 40%), P<0.001.
|| All triclosan-coated sutures in these RCTs were Ethicon Plus Antibacterial Sutures (MONOCRYL Plus Antibacterial (poliglecaprone 25) Suture, Coated VICRYL® Plus Antibacterial (polyglactin 910) Suture and PDS® Plus Antibacterial (polydioxanone) Suture.