Sep 29, 1998
Mar 28, 1997
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A supporting element for a staple region suitable for application by an automatic stapling device employed during surgery. The supporting element comprises a fabric-like object having a tube-like shape.
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- 10 France
- 8 Japan
- 7 China
- 5 Korea
- 2 Other
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