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A surgical stapler sleeve comprises a sheet of host-compatible material, a first edge of the sheet being folded back adjacent to a second edge of the sheet to give the sheet a tubular conformation, the first and second edges being releasably fastened to one another.

Title
Surgical stapler sleeve for reinforcing staple lines
Application Number
8/734787
Publication Number
5769892
Application Date
October 22, 1996
Publication Date
June 23, 1998
Inventor
Brian Gordon Kingwell
Vancouver
CA
Assignee
Mitroflow International
CA
IPC
A61B 17/04
A61F 2/02
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