Navigation Links
Ethicon Endo-Surgery Completes Divestiture of Breast Care Business to Devicor Medical Products
Date:7/12/2010

CINCINNATI, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES), a Johnson & Johnson company, today announced it has completed the divestiture of its Breast Care business to Devicor Medical Products, Inc., a portfolio company of GTCR. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

Under the terms of the transaction, Devicor has acquired the entire EES Breast Care product portfolio, including the MAMMOTOME® Breast Biopsy System and tissue markers (MammoMARK®, MicroMARK®, and CoreMARK®) used for breast disease diagnostic sampling and management.  Additionally, EES has transferred marketing and distribution rights for Neoprobe® Gamma Detection Systems to Devicor.  Approximately 300 employees supporting the business will transfer to Devicor, subject to local laws.

"Associates in the Breast Care business have made it what it is today: the global leader in vacuum assisted breast biopsy devices," said Karen Licitra, Company Group Chairman, and Worldwide Franchise Chairman, Ethicon Endo-Surgery.  "The MAMMOTOME® brand is recognized worldwide, and we believe Devicor provides a promising fit to help the Breast Care business achieve its full potential."

About Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, develops and markets advanced medical devices for minimally invasive and open surgical procedures, focusing on procedure-enabling devices for the interventional diagnosis and treatment of conditions in general and bariatric surgery, as well as gastrointestinal health, gynecology and surgical oncology. More information can be found at www.ethiconendo.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Ethicon, Inc. Expands Hemostasis Product Portfolio with Approval of the Companys First Synthetic Internal Use Sealant
2. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Extends Research Partnership with $13.5 Million Grant to University of Cincinnati
3. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Introduces HARMONIC ACE® 45 cm Curved Shears at ASMBS
4. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Introduces Two New Staplers for Open Surgical Procedures at ASCRS
5. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Introduces HARMONIC FOCUS(R) Long Curved Shears for Deep Surgical Access
6. Ethicon Endo-Surgery SEDASYS(R) System Receives Regulatory Approval in Canada and CE Mark in European Union
7. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Announces Agreement with Hologic Inc. To Resolve Patent Disputes
8. Ethicon Completes Acquisition of Acclarent
9. Ethicon Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Acclarent
10. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Introduces Innovation-Enabling Solutions Across the Spectrum of Surgery at ACS
11. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Unveils Full Energy Portfolio for First Time at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... DUBLIN , June 24, 2016 ... addition of the "Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, ... In-Mold Electronics, Smart ... Integrated Photovoltaics Structural electronics involves ... as load-bearing, protective structures, replacing dumb structures such ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 Research and Markets ... for Companion Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. ... Companion Diagnostics The World Market for Companion ... medicine diagnostics. Market analysis in the report includes the following: ... (In Vitro Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a ... invasive and more durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today ... The Series-A funding is led by Innova Memphis, ... and other private investors.  Arkis, new financing will ... and the market release of its in-licensed Endexo® ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the American Institutes ... Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. , ... advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , AIR researchers ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library ... City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ... for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of ... Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased to ... said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as ... City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a matter of ... too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who set the ... Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to set low expectations ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):