Navigation Links
Ethicon Endo-Surgery to Acquire SurgRx
Date:8/11/2008

- Acquisition will bring together two complementary technologies to extend reach into multiple key surgical activities, offering improved options for

physicians and patients worldwide -

CINCINNATI, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SurgRx, a privately held developer of the advanced bipolar tissue sealing system used in the EnSeal(R) family of devices. The acquisition will provide Ethicon Endo-Surgery with a new energy platform, which complements its HARMONIC(R) line of ultrasonic medical devices that have been used to perform open and laparoscopic procedures worldwide.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to customary clearances, including the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and similar regulations in other countries.

"Ethicon Endo-Surgery and SurgRx share a commitment to innovation for the surgeons and patients who depend on our products," said Karen Licitra, Company Group Chairman and Worldwide Franchise Chairman, Ethicon Endo-Surgery. "Together, the combination of HARMONIC(R) and EnSeal(R) technologies will position us to better address many different procedure needs."

"The acquisition has the potential to expand the global availability of the EnSeal(R) product line," said Rodney Perkins M.D., Chairman, Board of Directors, SurgRx. Dave Clapper, President & CEO, SurgRx added, "We are looking forward to joining forces with Ethicon Endo-Surgery to offer these complementary technologies to even more patients worldwide." SurgRx was founded in 2002 and is located in Redwood City, Calif. The EnSeal(R) family of devices combines high compression and controlled energy delivery to quickly create strong vessel seals. The EnSeal(R) device, cleared by the FDA in 2003, is capable of sealing vessels up to 7mm in diameter.

About Ethicon Endo-Surgery

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Jo
'/>"/>

SOURCE Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. ETHICON, INC. Announces Revised Label For REGRANEX(R) (becaplermin) Gel 0.01%
2. Duff & Phelps Acquires Lumin Expert Group To Build Global Intellectual Property Practice
3. Kowa Company, Ltd. Acquires ProEthic Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
4. Bioheart, Inc., Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire MEDICALGORITHMICS, Ltd.
5. ThromboGenics Announces Private Investors Acquire 8% Stake in the Company
6. Roche Makes Offer to Acquire All Outstanding Shares of Genentech for US$89.00 Per Share in Cash
7. BioEnergy International, LLC Acquires Assets of OmniGene Bioproducts, Inc.
8. Teva to Acquire Barr
9. MacroGenics Acquires Raven Biotechnologies
10. FDA Advisory Committee Provides Opinion of DORIBAX(TM) for the Treatment of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia
11. Video: New, Advanced Therapy Program Helps People Who Stutter Acquire Fluent Speech
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... DIEGO, California, USA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... the Department of Physics and Optical Science and Director ... the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and co-founder ... been elected to serve as the 2015 Vice President ... , SPIE 2014 President Philip Stahl announced recent election ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... in spintronics, an electronic which is not only ... on their spin and the spin-related magnetism. Spin-charge ... signals and vice versa. Recently, the research group ... Physics at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in collaboration ... has for the first time realised a new, ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014 Sterlitech is proud to ... to its stable of products . These ... cut-offs and include membrane filters with surface charges. ... customer demand for our membrane process testing equipment, and ... flat sheet membranes,” explains Sterlitech President Mark Spatz. ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Earlier this month, a report was created by ... Air Force on the performance of vehicles using an ... of fuel made from mustard seeds, offered great potential ... Eco friendly future. In fact, every branch of the ... of foreign oil over the next few years. They ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Glenn Boreman, UNC Professor and Plasmonics Co-Founder, Elected to SPIE Presidential Chain 2A new, tunable device for spintronics 2A new, tunable device for spintronics 3Sterlitech Corporation Enhances Its Selection of Flat Sheet Membrane Filters 2Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 2Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 3Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 4Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 5
... MSC Care Management, the industry,s leading provider of ... workers, compensation claimants nationwide, announced today that it ... also focused on the workers, compensation industry, to ... management solution, known as S3. Integrated Healthcare Services, ...
... BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 4, 2011 Northwest Biotherapeutics ... will be presenting at the second annual Cancer ... 6, at the New York Academy of Medicine ... key opinion leaders, industry executives, and other stakeholders ...
... Oct. 4, 2011 Kylin Therapeutics, Inc., a ... has received a notice of allowance from United ... second U.S. patent application. This newly allowed patent ... as expanded areas on Kylin,s proprietary nanoparticle technology ...
Cached Biology Technology:MSC to Offer Surgical Implant Cost Management Solution through Acquisition of Integrated Healthcare Services 2NORTHWEST BIO Will Present at the Second Annual "Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long Awaited Reality Conference" at the New York Academy of Medicine, October 6, 2011 2NORTHWEST BIO Will Present at the Second Annual "Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long Awaited Reality Conference" at the New York Academy of Medicine, October 6, 2011 3NORTHWEST BIO Will Present at the Second Annual "Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long Awaited Reality Conference" at the New York Academy of Medicine, October 6, 2011 4Kylin Therapeutics Receives Notice of Allowance for Second U.S. Patent Covering Delivery of Therapeutic RNA and pRNAi Technology 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... 2014A new method for measuring and imaging how quickly ... researchers better understand how drug abuse affects the brain, ... engineering, and lead to better treatment options for recovering ... of researchers from Stony Brook University in New York, ... published today in The Optical Society,s (OSA) open-access journal ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 25 million kilometres of new roads will be built ... into Earth,s last wildernesses, where they bring an influx ... Now, an ambitious study has created a ,global roadmap, ... to balance the competing demands of development and environmental ... layer that estimates that natural importance of ecosystems and ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... pose a significant health risk to people with asthma according ... Allergy and Clinical Immunology . , By critically reviewing the ... has found that the presence of several types of mould ... as increasing the likelihood of developing the condition. , The ... of Exeter Medical School and is the first time all ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):This is your brain's blood vessels on drugs 2This is your brain's blood vessels on drugs 3Study shows where on the planet new roads should and should not go 2Study shows where on the planet new roads should and should not go 3Indoor mold poses health risk to asthma sufferers 2
... might not know what it,s called, but if you,ve ... it is likely you have received Sellick,s maneuver. That,s ... prevent regurgitation and spilling of stomach contents into the ... Such regurgitation could result in serious lung damage and ...
... researchers from the United States, Korea, and France has sequenced ... E. coli bacteria, one used to study evolution ... practical applications. The findings will help guide future research and ... classical research that is the foundation of our understanding of ...
... New research released today is affirming a long-held maxim: you ... what you eat has a profound influence on the brain. ... obesity epidemic in the United States and other developed countries. ... and weight gain, and were reported at Neuroscience 2009, the ...
Cached Biology News:UF scientists discover new explanation for controversial old patient-care technique 2UF scientists discover new explanation for controversial old patient-care technique 3Genomes of 2 popular research strains of E. coli sequenced 2Genomes of 2 popular research strains of E. coli sequenced 3Think what you eat: Studies point to cellular factors linking diet and behavior 2