US20140166724A1 - Staple cartridge including a barbed staple - Google Patents

Staple cartridge including a barbed staple Download PDF

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US20140166724A1
US20140166724A1 US14/187,387 US201414187387A US2014166724A1 US 20140166724 A1 US20140166724 A1 US 20140166724A1 US 201414187387 A US201414187387 A US 201414187387A US 2014166724 A1 US2014166724 A1 US 2014166724A1
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staple
thickness compensator
tissue thickness
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Emily A. Schellin
Taylor W. Aronhalt
Michael J. Vendely
Frederick E. Shelton, IV
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Ethicon LLC
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Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc
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Priority to US14/187,383 priority Critical patent/US9839422B2/en
Priority to US14/187,385 priority patent/US9693777B2/en
Priority to US14/187,395 priority patent/US20140166725A1/en
Priority to US14/187,400 priority patent/US20140166726A1/en
Priority to US14/187,384 priority patent/US9775608B2/en
Priority to US14/187,387 priority patent/US20140166724A1/en
Priority to US14/187,390 priority patent/US9839423B2/en
Priority to US14/187,389 priority patent/US9757124B2/en
Priority to US14/187,386 priority patent/US9884456B2/en
Application filed by Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc filed Critical Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc
Publication of US20140166724A1 publication Critical patent/US20140166724A1/en
Assigned to ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. reassignment ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: ARONHALT, TAYLOR W., SCHELLIN, EMILY A., VENDELY, MICHAEL J., SHELTON, FREDERICK E., IV
Assigned to ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, LLC reassignment ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, LLC ASSIGNMENT OF ASSIGNORS INTEREST (SEE DOCUMENT FOR DETAILS). Assignors: ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC.
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