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Covidien technology hits $1b in sales

Covidien said Monday that its Tri-Staple technology platform has achieved more than $1 billion in sales.

Launched in mid-2010, the technology enables surgeons to use staplers in a broader range of tissue thicknesses than before, the company said in a press release. The Covidien product line that incorporates this technology is employed in a wide range of laparoscopic surgical procedures.

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