Covidien launches new device for colorectal surgery

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 2:32pm
Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology

Medical device maker Covidien has launched a new stapler to be used in colorectal surgery.

The New Haven, Conn. office of the Mansfield-based company developed the Radial Reload device based on its GIA Radial Reload with Tri-Staple technology with the feedback Covidien received from its customers, according to the company. The device enables surgeons to cut and staple colon tissue with less stress on tissue during compression and clamping and up to 2 centimeters deeper into the pelvis than other products on the market, according to Covidien.

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