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In Brief: Ethicon buys UltraCision

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Ethicon buys UltraCision: Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon Endo-Surgery acquires Rhode Island-based UltraCision, Inc., the manufacture of the Harmonic Scalpel, a device that employs ultrasound to "make surgical incisions with minimal tissue damage," Ethicon says. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Introduced in 1992, the Harmonic Scalpel has been used in gallbladder removal, appendectomy, repair of hiatal hernia, hysterectomy, and bladder neck suspension procedures, according to Ethicon. Future uses may include "cardiac and vascular surgery; plastic and reconstructive surgery; dermatology; and arthroscopic surgery"...

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