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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, the supporting element in one end having a narrowed opening formed by stitching up with sewing yarn.

Title
Supporting element for staple region
Application Number
434989
Publication Number
6063097
Application Date
June 11, 1998
Publication Date
May 16, 2000
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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