From creating the first sutures, to revolutionising surgery with minimally invasive procedures, Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 60 years. Our continuing dedication to Shape the Future of Surgery is built on our commitment to help address the world’s most pressing health care issues, and improve and save more lives. Through Ethicon’s surgical technologies and solutions including sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity and cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. Learn more at www.ethicon.com, and follow us on Twitter @Ethicon.
* Ethicon represents the products and services of Johnson & Johnson Medical Limited, Ethicon Endo-Surgery (Europe) GmbH and certain of their affiliates.
As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the health and lives of millions of people each year. We believe our deep clinical, therapeutic and economic expertise can help address the complex challenges — such as rising costs, aging populations and the burden of chronic disease — faced by families and healthcare systems today. But no one can do it alone. That’s why we’re committed to partnering in new ways and developing powerful solutions that deliver better patient outcomes. Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we’re now among the world’s largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 85,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in nearly 155+ countries. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.
Gore & Associates
At Gore, we have provided creative therapeutic solutions to complex medical problems for 40 years. During that time, 40 million innovative Gore Medical Devices have been implanted, saving and improving the quality of lives worldwide. Our extensive family of products includes vascular grafts, endovascular and interventional devices, surgical meshes for hernia and soft tissue reconstruction, staple line reinforcement materials, and sutures for use in vascular, cardiac, and general surgery. We are one of a select few companies to appear on all of the U.S. “100 Best Companies to Work For” lists since the rankings debuted in 1984.
For over a century, MSD has been a global health care leader working to help the world be well. MSD is a tradename of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships.
Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.
Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. is a medical device company focused on less invasive therapies for the treatment of obesity, a condition facing over 500 million people globally, as well as other gastrointestinal disorders. Our device based therapies are an alternative to invasive surgical procedures, thus lowering complication rates and reducing total healthcare costs. Apollo’s products are offered in over 80 countries today.
Mederi Therapeutics Inc.
Mederi manufactures the innovative Stretta Therapy for GERD.
- Versatile solution for GERD post-bariatric surgery.
- Endoscopic, non-surgical, outpatient procedure
- Low levels of RF energy treat LES muscle, stimulate hypertrophy and improve barrier to reflux
- Does not alter anatomy, permits further surgery
- Safe and effective for GERD in 40 studies
We are a French company dedicated to supporting patients with obesity and are market leaders in our field. We design and produce custom made support garments. Our unique products meet patient needs including support with mobility, physical activity and alleviating back pain. Obesinov’s products are a great way to increase patients’ self-esteem.
- Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
- Fit For Me
- Fractyl Laboratories Inc.
- Karl Storz Endoscopy (UK) Ltd.
- HoverTech International
- Torax Medical Inc.