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Johnson & Johnson and subsidiary Ethicon will pay $117m to settle state lawsuits alleging that their marketing misrepresented the safety and risks of transvaginal mesh devices.
Johnson & Johnson's medical device businesses grew 5.3% on an organic basis in the third quarter, led by the Biosense Webster electrophysiology business. The company is increasing R&D investment, especially in robotic surgery, to boost its surgery and orthopedics businesses.
The Echelon circular powered stapler for colorectal, gastric and thoracic surgery features Ethicon’s 3D stapling technology to evenly distribute compression and a gripping-surface technology that reduces compressive forces on tissue. The company expects the new system will reduce leaks at the staple line without compromising blood or lymphatic perfusion.
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