IMPLANTABLE LAYER ASSEMBLIES

  • US 20150238187A1
  • Filed: 02/24/2014
  • Published: 08/27/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/24/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An end effector for use with a surgical instrument, said end effector comprising:

  • a staple cartridge, comprising;

    a cartridge body;

    a plurality of staples;

    a longitudinal slot extending longitudinally along a length of said cartridge body, said longitudinal slot comprising a first side and a second side opposite said first side; and

    a cutting member slidably movable along said longitudinal slot; and

    an implantable assembly, comprising;

    a first layer; and

    a second layer, comprising;

    a first portion; and

    a second portion spaced apart from said first portion, wherein said first layer is attached to said first portion and said second portion.

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