Universal System

Medtronic Endo Stapling incorporates a universal system where with one base handle you can use any of our Tri-Staple & Speciality reloads.

The universal system alongside our extensive reload portfolio gives you ultimate flexibility in your procedure so that you can adapt to any challenge with the correct solution.

Signia™ Stapling System

The world's first smart stapler, the Signia™ system combines the proven performance of Tri-Staple™ technology with the power of real-time feedback. Our reposable handle also gives the precision of fully powered rotation, articulation, and firing with one hand.([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #RE00024826, Signia™ stapling system summative usability report, January 2016.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #R2146-151-0, Powered Stapling Firing Speed DOE Analysis and ASA Parameters, 2015.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #R2146-173-0, ASA Verification Testing with Slow Speed Force Limit Evaluation, 2015.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal test report #RE00022065, UCONN Biodynamics final report on results focusing on biomechanical exposure related to laparoscopic stapler use, 2012.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

Manual Ultra Handle

The Endo GIA™ ultra universal stapler combined an ergonomic design, precise articulation, and one-handed grasping, for increased versatility enhancing the user experience.

Available in 3 different lengths (Short, Standard and Extra Long) with 45o of articulation, approved for 25 firings.

Signia™ Small Diameter Reload

True 8 mm access([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal report #RE00014682, Small diameter reload summative usability. June 19–20, 22, 2017.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),([FOOTNOTE=Based on report #RE00142825. Image creation for Signia™ small diameter reload. March 26, 2019.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

With a narrow 6 mm anvil and an 8 mm shaft,5,6 the Signia™ small diameter reload:

  • Improves ability to gain access5,†
  • Aids in dissection around delicate tissue structures5,†
  • Delivers superior hemostasis vs. Ethicon Echelon Flex™* powered vascular stapler([FOOTNOTE=Based on internal report #RE00190239, Signia™ small diameter reload chronic study statistical analysis. March 26, 2019.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]),‡

Related Technologies

  • † 15 out of 16 surgeons surveyed after use agreed when compared to larger 12 mm reloads. 

  • ‡ Tested using the Endo GIA™ handle with Signia™ small diameter 45 mm white 2.5 mm reload versus Ethicon Echelon Flex™* powered vascular stapler with 35 mm white 2.5 mm reload. Preclinical results may not correlate with clinical performance.