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A mesh fixation system is disclosed including a plurality of elongate members and each elongate member includes a plurality of longitudinally extending support members. Each support member is connected to an adjacent support member by a plurality of connecting members and the elongate member defines at least one opening extending therethrough between adjacent support members and adjacent connecting members. The mesh fixation system further includes a plurality of legs extending from each support member. The plurality of legs is adapted for insertion through a mesh and into a body tissue to secure the mesh to the body tissue.

Title
Mesh fixation system
Application Number
13/299441
Publication Number
8585721 (B2)
Application Date
November 18, 2011
Publication Date
November 19, 2013
Inventor
David S Kirsch
Madison
CT, US
Assignee
Covidien
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/08
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