Fastener system comprising a retention matrix and a cover

  • US 8,474,677 B2
  • Filed: 09/30/2010
  • Issued: 07/02/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/30/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A surgical stapling system, comprising:

  • a first staple, comprising;

    a first base; and

    a first leg extending from said first base, the first leg comprising a first tip;

    a second staple, comprising;

    a second base; and

    a second leg extending from said second base, the second leg comprising a second tip; and

    a retention matrix, comprising;

    a first layer, comprising;

    a first side facing toward said first base and said second base;

    a second side facing away from said first base and said second base;

    a first retention member configured to engage said first leg; and

    a second retention member configured to engage said second leg; and

    a cover extending along said second side of said first layer, wherein said cover is configured to receive said first tip and said second tip.

View all claims
    ×
    ×

    Thank you for your feedback

    ×
    ×