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Standard Bariatrics® Titan SGS Stapling Technology for Sleeve Gastrectomy Receives FDA Clearance

“This release marks another important milestone in our mission to develop solutions that can lead to more consistent and repeatable results in bariatric surgery,” he said Jonathan Thompson, MD, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Standard Bariatrics®. “Titan SGS ™ stapling technology is the natural evolution of the Standard Clamp ™ anatomy-based approach to sleeve gastrectomy that has been used successfully in more than 10,000 procedures.”

With a purposeful design tailored to meet the needs of today’s bariatric surgeon performing a sheath gastrectomy, Titan SGS ™ provides real-time audio and video feedback, graduated staple elevation, tissue sensing technology, and an ignition cycle optimized specifically for the patient’s gastric tissue Creation of a gastrectomy bag.1,3,4 While each patient’s anatomy is different, the Titan SGS ™ long staple line allows surgeons to plan and place staples in one shot, minimizing the variance often associated with the current use of multiple overlapping short cartridge fires.5

The design ensures more uniform stapling across the entire nine-inch cut line for improved staple strength and fewer defective staples than competitive staplers offering short cartridges for more general surgical use.2,3,4 The Titan SGS ™ design can result in a safer tack line and a lower chance of leaks, which is reflected in higher burst pressures.3rd Since Titan SGS ™ takes about half the time to create the stitching line,6.7 It can also potentially improve process time and operational efficiency.2.7

Titan SGS ™ was released after a successful multicenter study with 62 patients in longitudinal bracing of the stomach.2 The Department of Surgery at the University of Buffalo at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (UBMD) was the first to use Titan SGS ™. Steven SchwaitzbergMD, Professor and Chair of Surgery at Jacobs School and President of UBMD Surgery, said, “The gastric cuff is the most prevalent bariatric procedure around the world today and this important refinement will serve patients well for years to come.”

“We are focused on bringing innovation and breakthroughs in science and surgery to our users,” he said Matt Sokany, Chief Executive Officer of Standard Bariatrics®. “We believe Titan SGS ™ has the potential to address the challenges bariatric surgeons face using existing short cartridge stapling technology.”

Surgeons interested in learning more about Titan SGS ™ stapling technology or applying for training and applications can contact us Ronald Galovich, Chief Commercial Officer of Standard Bariatrics®, at 513.620.7751 or [email protected].

About Standard Bariatrics®, Inc.

Standard Bariatrics, Inc. is a CincinnatiThe surgical intervention company focused on the innovative development and marketing of medical devices. Driven by a passionate group of surgical innovators, the company continues to release surgical solutions that target significant market opportunities. Standard Bariatrics® is an experienced team of medical professionals and management professionals with more than 175 years of experience developing and commercializing novel technologies for medical devices.

Standard Bariatrics® is backed by early investment from Queen City Angels and CincyTech and, more recently, by the leading Series A investor, RiverVest®, Hatteras Venture Partners and Emergent Medical Partners.

For more information visit http://www.standardbariatrics.com or call 513-620-7751.

1. Application notes, K210278: “The Titan SGS linear cutter is intended for the longitudinal transection and resection of gastric tissue for the production of sleeve gastrectomy bags.”
2. Goodman, 2020 Multisite Study of the Titan SGS Stapler in Longitudinal Gastric Resection
3. Slayer, Spuzzillo, Wakefield et al. Evaluation of a novel stapler performance for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy 2020
4. Yeo, Thompson, Hanseman, Diwan, Dunki-Jacobs, et al. Increased clamp load pressures and decreased clamp heights in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy reduce intraoperative bleeding. 2020
5. Toro, Lin, Patel, et al. Association of radiological morphology with early gastroesophageal reflux disease and satiety control after pod gastrectomy 2014
6. Titanium Preclinical 510K Data in file
7. Varban, Niemann, Stricklen, et al. Far from being standardized. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. 2107

Media contact
Ronald Galovich
Chief Commercial Officer of Standard Bariatrics®
513.620.7751
[email protected]

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