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Ethicon launches Harmonic HD 1000i shears complex surgery
Ethicon has launched their new, high precision ultrasonic device, Harmonic HD 1000i Shears, designed to address unique challenges in complex surgical procedures in the US. According to the company, the new device features unmatched precision, unparalleled strength and optimal efficiency and builds upon the ‘most advanced’ ultrasonic portfolio on the market.
Harmonic HD 1000i is designed for use in a variety of surgically complex procedures and specialties enhancing surgeons’ ability to handle multiple jobs with expert precision and superior dissection. Because of its advanced dissection, transection and sealing capabilities it has the potential to reduce instrumentation needs by replacing a number of other devices used in open and laparoscopic surgery.
The product was launched at the American College of Surgeons’ (ACS) Annual Clinical Congress, and the company claims it is the latest example of how it is advancing technology to give surgeons greater control, access and accuracy during surgical procedures in an effort to improve outcomes for patients.
“At Ethicon, we challenged ourselves to identify the unmet needs of our customers by speaking with surgeons to understand their concerns in performing complex surgical procedures…Today, we are proud to launch a unique device that will help improve the clinical outcomes of patients, while enabling procedural efficiencies that can benefit the health system,” said Dr Andrew Ekdahl, President, Ethicon US. “Harmonic® HD 1000i is the latest example of our commitment to developing meaningful innovations that reach more patients and restore more lives.”
Built to take on the most complex procedures, the unique blade of the Harmonic HD1000i delivers more secure seals, even in the most challenging hemostasis conditions, and its increased sealing speed, multi-functionality, and simplified steps allow for maximum performance. Its impressive features make it ideal for a variety of surgically complex procedures, where precision is key.