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Christopher J Hess, Lawrence E Wells Jr, William B Weisenburgh II: Staple cartridge cavity configurations. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 26, 2013: US08590762 (271 worldwide citation)

A staple cartridge including first and second staple cavities therein where the first cavity can define a first axis and the second cavity can define a second axis. In various embodiments, the first axis can be transverse to the second axis. In one embodiment, the first and second cavities can exten ...


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Christopher J Hess, William B Weisenburgh II, Frederick E Shelton IV, Jerome R Morgan: Surgical stapling instrument having a releasable buttress material. Ethicon, January 23, 2018: US09872682 (4 worldwide citation)

An end effector for use with a surgical instrument is disclosed. The end effector comprises an anvil including a staple forming portion, a cutting member, and a staple cartridge. The staple cartridge comprises a cartridge body, an elongate slot, and a deck. The deck comprises a first deck surface an ...


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Christopher J Hess, Lawrence E Wells JR, William B Weisenburgh II: Staple cartridge cavity configurations. K&L Gates, January 1, 2009: US20090001124-A1

A staple cartridge including first and second staple cavities therein where the first cavity can define a first axis and the second cavity can define a second axis. In various embodiments, the first axis can be transverse to the second axis. In one embodiment, the first and second cavities can exten ...


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SURGICAL STAPLING INSTRUMENT HAVING A RELEASABLE BUTTRESS MATERIAL. October 4, 2018: US20180280020-A1

A surgical stapler including an anvil, a staple cartridge, and a buttress material removably retained to the anvil and/or staple cartridge. In various embodiments, the staple cartridge can include at least one staple removably stored therein which can, when deployed, or fired, therefrom, contact the ...