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Ethicon Endo-Surgery Acquires Megadyne Medical Products

By HospiMedica International staff writers
Posted on 24 Jan 2017
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Image: Ethicon Endo-Surgery has acquired Megadyne Medical Products, a manufacturer of electrosurgical tools (Photo courtesy of Megadyne).
Image: Ethicon Endo-Surgery has acquired Megadyne Medical Products, a manufacturer of electrosurgical tools (Photo courtesy of Megadyne).
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has acquired Megadyne Medical Products, Inc., a privately held medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets electrosurgical tools used in operating rooms.

Ethicon offers various surgical technologies and solutions including sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats. Megadyne's portfolio of electrosurgical tools complements Ethicon's advanced energy tools, such as monopolar and bipolar electrodes, patient return electrodes, generators and smoke evacuation systems.

"We are committed to meeting the evolving needs of surgeons and hospital systems, and the addition of Megadyne's state-of-the-art portfolio gives us a comprehensive suite of energy devices to improve patient care in surgeries across all specialties," said Michael del Prado, Company Group Chairman of Ethicon. "This acquisition will help accelerate and expand innovation across the entire energy portfolio, broadening our surgical and energy solutions to provide clinical and economic value to customers worldwide."

"Megadyne shares Ethicon's commitment to bringing innovative solutions to surgeons and hospital systems worldwide," said Megadyne Chief Executive Officer Rob Farnsworth. "We are excited about working together to bring more elegant electrosurgical tools to a broader market through Ethicon's extended global network."


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