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Covidien announces new ForceTriad compatibility

7th August 2009

Covidien has announced that its ForceTriad energy platform is now compatible with a number of its da Vinci medical devices.

The platform can be used with the da Vinci, da Vinci S and da Vinci Si Surgical Systems.

Covidien explained that the “synergistic approach” to medical treatment that the devices offer brings leading-edge energy-based ligation and haemostasis techniques to the new frontier of robot-assisted minimally-invasive surgery.

Director of global marketing in the energy-based devices division of Covidien Chuck Allen said: “We are pleased to inform our customers that the ForceTriad energy platform and the da Vinci Surgical Systems are now compatible.”

He also noted that the new compatibility furthers Covidien’s mission of continually providing advanced healthcare solutions to patients and surgeons around the world.

In recent days, Covidien announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Power Medical Interventions.

The transaction is expected to be complete by September 25th 2009.

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