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A supporting element for a staple region suitable for application by an automatic stapling device employed during surgery. The supporting element comprises a fabric-like object having a tube-like shape.

Title
Supporting element for staple region
Application Number
434989
Publication Number
5814057
Application Date
March 28, 1997
Publication Date
September 29, 1998
Inventor
Satoshi Hashimoto
Ayabe
JP
Hiroshi Ohshima
Ayabe
JP
Shigeo Oi
Ayabe
JP
Agent
Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton
Assignee
Gunze
JP
IPC
A61B 17/04
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