Surgical stapling buttresses and adjunct materials

  • US 10,327,776 B2
  • Filed: 12/23/2014
  • Issued: 06/25/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/16/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A staple cartridge, comprising:

  • a cartridge body comprising a plurality of staple cavities arranged in a pattern;

    a plurality of staples removably positioned in the staple cavities; and

    a layer of material releasably secured to the cartridge body, wherein the layer of material comprises a plurality of staple zones, wherein the plurality of staple zones comprises an array of discrete distressed regions, wherein the plurality of staple zones is arranged in a pattern which corresponds to the pattern of staple cavities, wherein the discrete distressed regions correspond in shape and size to the staple cavities, and wherein the discrete distressed regions directly align with the staple cavities.

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