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Incisive Surgical Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Incisive Surgical was founded because of a plastic surgeon's frustration with existing methods of closing incisions. While sutures achieve the best cosmetic result, they consume a lot of expensive operating room time. Staples are fast, but scar tissue at a greater rate than sutures. With an absorbable subcuticular stapling system, Incisive hopes to combine the cosmetic results of sutures with the speed of staples.

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