09693777 is referenced by 10 patents and cites 4794 patents.

A staple cartridge is disclosed which includes a cartridge body, a plurality of staples removably stored, at least partially, within the cartridge body, and an implantable layer. The implantable layer can include a first portion, a second portion spaced apart from the first portion, and a third portion intermediate the first portion and the second portion, the third portion including a pressed region.

Title
Implantable layers comprising a pressed region
Application Number
14/187385
Publication Number
9693777 (B2)
Application Date
February 24, 2014
Publication Date
July 4, 2017
Inventor
Taylor W Aronhalt
Loveland
OH, US
Lauren S Weaner
Cincinnati
OH, US
Michael J Vendely
Lebanon
OH, US
Emily A Schellin
Cincinnati
OH, US
Assignee
Ethicon
PR, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/064
A61B 17/072
A61B 17/10
A61B 17/068
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