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Tarinelli Danyel, Aranyi Ernie, Simpson Richard: Surgical stapling apparatus. Tyco Healthcare Group, Tarinelli Danyel, Aranyi Ernie, Simpson Richard, ARYN Wadadli, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109125 (475 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling apparatus is provided including a cartridge assembly defining a tissue contacting surface; an anvil assembly defining a tissue contacting surface; and a surgical buttress releasably secured to at least one of the tissue contacting surface of the cartridge assembly and the tissue ...


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Ostapoff Roland, Nentwick Brian, Stevenson Richard: Wound closure material. Tyco Healthcare Group, Ostapoff Roland, Nentwick Brian, Stevenson Richard, ARYN Wadadli, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109123 (32 worldwide citation)

Articles are provided having no orientation or a multi-directional orientation. Such articles may be in the form of films, ribbons, sheets, and/or tapes and may be utilized as buttresses with a surgical stapling apparatus or as reinforcing means for suture lines.