Solutions: Use of Tri-Staple™ Technology to Optimize Perfusion and Minimize Complications

1. When compared to Echelon Flex™* green reloads as part of an analysis comparing different stapler designs and their performance and impact on tissues under compression using two-dimensional finite element analysis. Sept. 2, 2011. Testing performed with Endo GIA™ staplers, not Signia™ loading units with Tri-Staple™ 2.0 cartridges.

2. Based on internal test report #2128-002-2, Final analysis of staple line vascularity using MicroCT. April 27, 2015. Testing performed with Endo GIA™ staplers, not Signia™ loading units with Tri-Staple™ 2.0 cartridges.

3. Based on internal test report #PCG-001, Tyvek pull-apart test comparing Echelon™* and Tri-Staple™ technology. March 2011.

4. Based on internal test report #PCG-004, Undercrimp comparisons in increasing pads of foam between Echelon™* and Tri-Staple™ technology. January 2012.

5. Based on internal test report #PCG-006, Staple formation comparison between Medtronic EGIA60AXT and Ethicon ECR60G in an ex vivo tissue model. January 2012.

6. Based on internal test report #PCG-018, 2-D FEA of linear staplers. November 2012.

7. Based on internal test report #PCG-019, Comparative test of Medtronic Endo GIA™ black reloads with Tri-Staple™ technology and Ethicon Echelon Flex™* black reloads. June 2014.

† Preclinical results may not correlate with performance in humans.

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