Ethicon Endo-Surgery, a J&J firm, announced receiving FDA clearance for the cordless version of its ENSEAL G2 thermal tissue sealer. It’s a ready-to-go device with encapsulated batteries for quick use right out of the box. The cordless design should promote easier surgical access and prevent cord entanglement with other devices in the OR. From Ethicon:
ENSEAL® G2 Cordless builds on an already wide portfolio of advanced bipolar tissue sealers, offering surgeons more choices to find the best fit for their procedures and patients. ENSEAL® G2 Cordless offers the same unique superior sealing* benefits of the ENSEAL® portfolio by providing uniform compression, controlling temperature and minimizing thermal spread – now in a cordless ready to use design. ENSEAL® technology is used in a wide range of colorectal, gynecological, bariatric and general surgeries.
Press release: ETHICON RECEIVES 510(K) CLEARANCE FOR ENSEAL® G2 CORDLESS