The Valleylab™ energy portfolio stands for confidence  

With nearly 50 years of trusted, quality energy-based devices the Valleylab™ energy portfolio has the most comprehensive suite of electrosurgical tools, advanced vessel sealing devices with LigaSure™ technology and generator equipment that powers it all.([FOOTNOTE=Based on ES and Advanced Energy product catalogs compared to Ethicon’s current catalog.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

Continuing our history of innovation, the Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform is the next generation of energy spanning across all specialties that utilize energy-based devices inclusive of GYN, Colorectal, Bariatric, General, Urologic and ENT.

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The Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform not only drives our full portfolio of energy-based devices, it makes them better than ever.([FOOTNOTE=Based on Covidien product validation report: "Product Validation of Valleylab™ FT10 Surgeon & Nurse Evaluation in Simulated Use" January - February, 2015; RE00005401],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Based on Covidien product verification report: "Ex vivo Monopolar Thermal Effect Evaluation on the Valleylab™ FT10 " January - February, 2015; R0064439 Rev A],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

Improving the performance of all of our devices with faster sealing and cutting times — for example, LigaSure™ vessel sealing is up to 50% faster2 — the Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform delivers precise amounts of energy where and when it is needed most.

The Valleylab™ energy portfolio’s best-in-class advanced energy and electrosurgery devices are all powered by Smart generators that manage energy delivery with precision-enabling algorithms. The technology progress created with the Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform improves all surgical applications for the entire portfolio.

Next-generation changes

When used with the Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform:

  • LigaSure™ technology is improved with:
    • up to 50% faster sealing times2
    • lower jaw temperatures([FOOTNOTE=Based on Covidien memo: "LigaSure Data Sources for VLFT10 White Papers." September 2015 RE00025819 Rev A],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])
  • Electrosurgical performance is more precise:
    • Auto bipolar has a faster activation time4
    • Monopolar performance is improved3

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TissueFect™ Tissue Sensing Technology

TissueFect™ tissue sensing technology has improved on the Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform with closed-loop control at 434,000 data points per second, which is over a 100X more than the ForceTriad™ energy platform.This creates a more consistent tissue effect.

Enhanced closed-loop Cut and Coagulation Monopolar modes enable the Valleylab™ FT10 to control power precisely while dissecting through various tissues types.5

The Valleylab™ FT10 energy platform, has optimized vessel sealing performance with LigaSure™ devices. High-speed, closed-loop control continuously monitors the electrical properties of the tissue and utilizes an advance vessel sealing algorithm to apply a proportionate amount of energy based on composition and size of the vessels being sealed. This reduces the need for manual bar settings on the Valleylab™ FT10 generator, making LigaSure™ devices truly a “plug and play” technology.([FOOTNOTE=Based on the Valleylab™ FT10 Users guide: part number 1073652, REV 12/2014],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

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