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MedTech

Ethicon Launches Echelon Circular as the First Powered Circular Stapler

Shots: The Echelon Circular powered stapler combines 3D stapling technology that evenly distributes compression with gripping surface technology (GST) which provides gentler handling for reducing the compression force on tissue The Echelon Circular allows for the creation of air-tight and fluid-tight anastomoses leading to the reduction in leaks by 61% at the staple line without […]Read More

Biosimilars Biotech

Samsung Bioepis’ Biosimilar Transtuzumab Ontruzant (transtuzumab,dttb), Receives US FDA Approval

Shots: The US FDA has approved Ontruzant for all eligible indication vs reference Herceptin(transtuzumab), for adjuvant treatment of HER2-overexpressing breast cancer, metastatic breast cancer and metastatic gastric cancer or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma in patients not received prior treatment for metastatic disease The approval is based on clinical study results assessing Ontruzant vs Herceptin in 367 […]Read More