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A coherent surgical-staple stack comprising a plurality of staples, bonded together in a parallel contiguous relationship by a biodegradable, absorbable plastic.

Title
Coherent surgical staple array
Application Number
6/45289
Publication Number
4275813
Application Date
June 4, 1979
Publication Date
June 30, 1981
Inventor
Douglas G Noiles
New Caanan
CT, US
Agent
Fleit & Jacobson
Assignee
United States Surgical Corporation
CT, US
IPC
B21D 53/46
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