REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dextera Surgical Inc. (Nasdaq:DXTR), manufacturer of the smallest-profile and most maneuverable articulating surgical stapler platform on the market for minimally invasive surgery, today announced the company has entered into a marketing and distribution agreement with B. Braun Surgical S.A. to bring Dextera’s MicroCutter 5/80 surgical stapler to surgeons in Spain.
B. Braun Surgical S.A. is the distribution arm of the B. Braun Aesculap Group headquartered in Tuttlingen Germany, a global leader in developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative medical products and services in the healthcare industry. B. Braun Surgical S.A. holds as well the Center of Excellence (CoE) within the Group for Closure Technologies, leading the global responsibility for business operations in surgical sutures, surgical meshes and stapling devices.
Under the terms of the agreement, B. Braun Surgical S.A. will have exclusive rights to distribute the MicroCutter in Spain through B. Braun Surgical S.A.’s laparoscopic unit. B. Braun Surgical S.A. has an extensive network of direct and indirect sales representatives in Spain who focus on surgeons performing minimally invasive surgical procedures.
The MicroCutter 5/80, with its unique design and ability to enable minimally invasive surgery, fills an important gap that complements B. Braun’s comprehensive portfolio of surgical devices, which includes the EinsteinVision® 3D camera system, the Caiman® Advanced Bipolar Seal and Cut Technology and other flagship laparoscopic instruments.
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