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(11)EP 2 688 496 B8

(12)CORRECTED EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION
Note: Bibliography reflects the latest situation

(15)Correction information:
Corrected version no 1 (W1 B1)

(48)Corrigendum issued on:
11.09.2019 Bulletin 2019/37

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
24.07.2019 Bulletin 2019/30

(21)Application number: 12712808.0

(22)Date of filing:  21.03.2012
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
A61B 17/28(2006.01)
A61B 17/32(2006.01)
A61B 17/29(2006.01)
(86)International application number:
PCT/US2012/029924
(87)International publication number:
WO 2012/129292 (27.09.2012 Gazette  2012/39)

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(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 24.03.2011 US 201161467180 P

(43)Date of publication of application:
29.01.2014 Bulletin 2014/05

(73)Proprietor: Ethicon LLC
00969 Guaynabo (PR)

(72)Inventors:
  • KIMBALL, Cory, G.
    Cincinnati, OH 45239 (US)
  • MILLER, Matthew, C.
    Cincinnati, OH 45212 (US)
  • KROSCHER, Nicholas, I.
    Cincinnati, OH 45040 (US)
  • DICKERSON, Ben, D.
    Cincinnati, OH 45208 (US)
  • DANNAHER, William, D.
    Cincinnati, OH 45236 (US)

(74)Representative: Tunstall, Christopher Stephen 
Carpmaels & Ransford LLP One Southampton Row
London WC1B 5HA
London WC1B 5HA (GB)


(56)References cited: : 
WO-A2-2009/046234
US-A- 4 893 530
US-B1- 6 325 811
DE-U1-202009 013 504
US-A1- 2004 122 433
  
      
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