Surgical staple cartridge with layer retention features

Surgical staple cartridge with layer retention features

  • CN 105,073,030 B
  • Filed: 02/07/2014
  • Issued: 08/07/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/08/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A staple cartridge assembly comprising:

  • a cartridge body, said cartridge body comprising;

    a platform; and

    a plurality of staples; and

    a layer configured to be captured by the staples, wherein the layer comprises a tissue contacting surface, and wherein the tissue contacting surface comprises a plurality of cleats configured to reduce slippage of tissue relative to the layer;

    wherein the cleats are spatially disposable in a predetermined pattern or array on the tissue contacting surface; and

    wherein the stud is a microstructure formed by a photolithographic technique.

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