FDA green-lights Ethicon's surgical assist device

February 6, 2013 by MassDevice staff

Ethicon secured 510(k) clearance for a device designed to help surgeons navigate tight cavities and reduce risk of internal bleeding.

The FDA gave the green light to Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Ethicon's Enseal G2 surgical sealer.
Ethicon touts the device, the Enseal G2 Articulating, as a "first-of-its-kind articulating advanced energy device." It's the 2nd in the Enseal product line, improving on the 1st iteration with the ability to bend around structures in the body.

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