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Sterile surgical staples for use with a stapling instrument with the surface of the staple coated with a low molecular weight fluorocarbon polymer.

Title
Coated surgical staple
Application Number
6/635763
Publication Number
4655222
Application Date
July 30, 1984
Publication Date
April 7, 1987
Inventor
Robert J Tannhauser
Piscataway
NJ, US
Hugo R Florez
Somerset
NJ, US
Agent
Charles J Metz
Assignee
Ethicon
NJ, US
IPC
A61B 17/04
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