February 21, 2018: Today Aesculap announced they have acquired Dextera Surgical, Inc.
Dextera designs, manufactures and markets proprietary medical devices for surgical procedures, including surgical staplers and innovative devices for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
Aesculap will oversee operations in Redwood City, CA to continue the manufacturing and distribution of Dextera’s products.
Through the acquisition, Aesculap expands its portfolio of premium solutions for beating heart coronary and video-assisted thoracic surgery. The innovative MicroCutter 5/80 stapler, PAS-Port® proximal anastomosis system, C-Port® distal anastomosis system and technology portfolio supports Aesculap’s growth in the cardio-thoracic surgery market.