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A staple cartridge assembly includes a cartridge body. The cartridge body includes a deck and a plurality of staples deployable into tissue. The staple cartridge assembly also includes a buttressing member removably attached to the deck and a firing member movable relative to the cartridge body during a firing stroke to deploy the plurality of staples into the tissue, wherein the buttressing member is completely removed from the deck as a result of the firing stroke.

Title
Cartridge assembly having a buttressing member
Application Number
14/217641
Publication Number
8973804 (B2)
Application Date
March 18, 2014
Publication Date
March 10, 2015
Inventor
Joshua R Uth
Mason
OH, US
Frederick E Shelton IV
Hillsboro
OH, US
James W Voegele
Cincinnati
OH, US
Jerome R Morgan
Cincinnati
OH, US
William B Weisenburgh II
Maineville
OH, US
Christopher J Hess
Cincinnati
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon Endo Surgery
OH, US
IPC
A61B 19/00
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/064
A61B 17/068
A61B 17/072
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