CINCINNATI, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to help
simplify the OR, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (EES) today announces
U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance and the launch of the first ever Advanced
Energy Generator made to power both ultrasonic and advanced bipolar
technologies and designed for easy set set-up and use in the
“The operating theatre is a fast-paced and sometimes stressful
place,” says Judith Butt, Theatre Nurse, Prince Charles
Hospital, Wales, UK (the EES Generator launched earlier this
year in the UK). “We need technologies that are intuitive to use so
we can devote more of our time to the patient’s needs.”
The new EES Generator has several innovative features that
enable the delivery of advanced energy technology and meet the need
to simplify the OR including:
- One unit that powers all current and next generation
HARMONIC® ultrasonic and ENSEAL® advanced bipolar devices.
This includes the newly launched ENSEAL® G2 Super Jaw
technology designed to offer surgeons strong, uniform compression
while remaining gentle on thick tissue.
- Intuitive touch screen technology display that provides user
- More compact and light weight than other generators. Its
portable design and optional rolling stand make it easy to move in
and around the Operating Room.
- On-screen diagnostics that provide step-by-step animations,
allowing the user to quickly set-up and troubleshoot.
- Upgradable software feature that gives hospital access to the
latest EES energy products and upgrades without the need to
purchase additional capital equipment.
“We listened to nurses and surgeons from around the world as we
designed the new EES Generator,” said Brian Noyes, Global
Product Director for the EES Generator, “This new generator is
a direct result of that feedback: simplifying the OR by freeing up
space, providing an intui