Staples configured to support an implantable adjunct

  • US 10,188,394 B2
  • Filed: 08/26/2015
  • Issued: 01/29/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/26/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A staple cartridge assembly, comprising:

  • a staple cartridge body, comprising;

    a deck; and

    staple cavities defined in said deck;

    staples removably stored in said staple cavities, wherein each said staple is stamped from a sheet of material and comprises;

    a base defining a base plane;

    a leg extending from said base; and

    a platform folded out of said base plane to extend laterally from said base; and

    an implantable layer positioned over said deck, wherein said platforms of said staples are configured to abut said implantable layer when said staples are implanted into the tissue of a patient.

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