Protect Your Implant, Inside and Out

Protect Your Implant, Inside and Out

Ethicon Advanced Wound Closure Products

Ethicon Advanced Wound Closure Products

Reduced Risk

Reduced SSI Risk

Reduced SSI Risk

STRATAFIX is the only commercially available barbed suture with triclosan.E-G7 A 28% reduction in SSI risk was demonstrated in a meta-analysis with the use of triclosan-coated sutures.H-J8

Fewer Wound Complications

Fewer Wound Complications

STRATAFIX and DERMABOND PRINEO were associated with 44% lower LOS, 40% lower discharge to SNF and 60% lower 90-day readmission vs. conventional closure in total joint arthroplasty patients.9

Microbial Barrier

Microbial Barrier

DERMABOND PRINEO provides a flexible, watertight10,11 microbial barrier with 99% protection in vitro for 72 hours against organisms commonly responsible for SSIs.K,L12,13

Better Outcomes

Increased OR Efficiency

Increased OR Efficiency

STRATAFIX Symmetric was associated with 77% faster closure and greater resource efficiency with fewer sutures used vs. conventional sutures in total knee arthroplasty patients.9

More Secure Closures

More Secure Closures

STRATAFIX™ Symmetric was associated with a lower leak rate, no “sawing effect,”M14 and improved watertightness in dynamic motion and suture-release scenarios vs. conventional sutures in an ex-vivo human knee arthrotomy model.9

Greater Patient Satisfaction

Greater Patient Satisfaction

DERMABOND PRINEO simplifies aftercare with no dressings to changeN3,15-20 and resulted in better cosmesis vs. conventional suturing in skin closure at 2 weeks,O20 6 months, and 12 months after surgery.20