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A surgical stapling apparatus includes a jaw assembly including a pair of jaw members and a surgical buttress positioned adjacent a tissue contacting surface of at least one of the pair of jaw members. The surgical buttress includes a hemostatic agent and is configured to release the hemostatic agent therefrom upon actuation of the surgical stapling apparatus to approximate the pair of jaw members and exert a pressure on the surgical buttress.

Title
Buttress film with hemostatic action for surgical stapling apparatus
Application Number
13/13977
Publication Number
9084602 (B2)
Application Date
January 26, 2011
Publication Date
July 21, 2015
Inventor
Seth S Gleiman
Branford
CT, US
Assignee
Covidien
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/068
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