SURGICAL STAPLERS

ETHICON PROXIMATE Linear Cutters

Product Codes:

TCD75, TCT10, TCT55...

SURGICAL STAPLERS

ETHICON PROXIMATE Linear Cutters

Product Codes:

TCD75, TCT10, TCT55...

Over the past 25+ years, Ethicon has delivered reliable and consistent staple lines with our Linear Cutter platform. Our original open stapler, the PROXIMATE Linear Cutter, is designed to provide dependable staple formation1 with multiple device lengths and reload options to meet the unique needs of each patient and procedure.

Over the past 25+ years, Ethicon has delivered reliable and consistent staple lines with our Linear Cutter platform. Our original open stapler, the PROXIMATE Linear Cutter, is designed to provide dependable staple formation1 with multiple device lengths and reload options to meet the unique needs of each patient and procedure.

About this Device

Properly formed staples are a key component of secure surgical stapling, but thick tissue can cause staples to become bent and malformed. PROXIMATE Linear Cutters offer controlled compression to prepare tissue for stapling and four different reloads to address a variety of tissue thicknesses.2

Specialties

Thoracic, Gastric, Gynecologic, Pediatric

Procedures

Colectomy, Small Bowel Resection, Gastrectomy, Lobectomy, Wedge Resection

Features & Benefits

Proximate TLC

Reduced Risk of Leaks

Unique jaw closure mechanism helps reduce risk of staple line leakage.3 The PROXIMATE Linear Cutter had a 34% higher mean luminal leak pressure when compared to DST Series GIA.4

Superior Staple Form

Superior Staple Form

The PROXIMATE Linear Cutter has 51% fewer malformed staples than DST Series GIA in thick tissue.1

Wide Tissue Thickness Range

Wide Tissue Thickness Range

Four reloads designed for a variety of tissue thicknesses to provide the flexibility to select a size based on the needs of each patient. (White cartridge available for 55mm stapler and gold cartridge available for 75mm. Blue and green cartridges available for 55mm, 75mm, and 100mm.)

Device Specifications and Comparisons

PROXIMATE Linear and Vascular Linear Cutters with Safety Lock-Out have application in gastrointestinal, gynecologic, thoracic, and pediatric surgery for transection, resection, and the creation of anastomoses and can be used with staple line or tissue buttressing materials.

Select Competitive Products: Medtronic GIA Auto Suture Stapler with DST Series Technology, Medtronic GIA Stapler with Tri-Staple Technology

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Codes

TCD75, TCT10, TCT55, TCT75, TLC10, TLC55, TLC75, TVC55, TCR10, TCR55, TCR75, TRD75, TRT10, TRT55, TRT75, TVR55
NTLC55, NTLC75, SR55, SR75

Associated Reloads

TVR55, TCR55, TRT55, TCR75, TRD75, TRT75, TCR10, TRT10

  • SR55
  • SR75

Description

Linear Cutter with Reload

Selectable Linear Cutter with 3D Staples

Device Technology

Cam Closure Mechanism

Selectable Staple Height

Size

55mm, 75mm, 100mm

  • 55mm
  • 75mm

Staple Rows

4

6

Closed Staple Height

1.5mm, 1.8mm, 2.0mm

  • 1.5mm
  • 1.8mm
  • 2.0mm

Max Firings

8

12

Staple Technology

B-Form

3D

Qty./Box

3

3