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1. (WO2013148815) TISSUE THICKNESS COMPENSATOR COMPRISING A PLURALITY OF CAPSULES

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/148815    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/034073
Publication Date: Fri Oct 04 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 28 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: A61B 17/072
A61L 31/04
Applicants: ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC.
Inventors: VASUDEVAN, Venkataramanan, Mandakolathur
ARONHALT, Taylor, W.
ALDRIDGE, Jeffrey, L.
SCHEIB, Charles, J.
YANG, Chunlin
SCHALL, Christopher, J.
BAXTER, Chester, O., III
CHUN, Iksoo
BEZWADA, Rao, S.
CONLON, Sean, P.
CROPPER, Michael, S.
UTH, Joshua, R.
LEIMBACH, Richard, L.
KORVICK, Donna, L.
Title: TISSUE THICKNESS COMPENSATOR COMPRISING A PLURALITY OF CAPSULES
Abstract:
A tissue thickness compensator (21020) can comprise a plurality of layers. Various embodiments are disclosed herein for manufacturing a tissue thickness compensator. In certain embodiments, a tissue thickness compensator can comprise at least one medicament tube, capsule, and/or packet contained therein.