07699204 is referenced by 381 patents and cites 106 patents.

The present disclosure describes an anvil assembly for a circular stapling apparatus. The anvil assembly includes an anvil head configured to support an anvil plate thereon; a shaft extending from the anvil head and configured to selectively engage a connection member of the circular stapling apparatus; an anvil plate operatively connected to the anvil head, the anvil plate defining a plurality of staple forming pockets therein; and a wound treatment material disposed in each staple forming pocket of the anvil plate. The wound treatment material is at least one of an adhesive, a sealant, a hemostat and a medicament.

Title
Structure containing wound treatment material
Application Number
12/259658
Publication Number
7699204 (B2)
Application Date
October 28, 2008
Publication Date
April 20, 2010
Inventor
Frank J Viola
Sandy Hook
CT, US
Assignee
Tyco Healthcare Group
CT, US
IPC
A61B 17/04
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