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STAPLE, intern. law. The right of staple as exercised by a people upon foreign merchants, is defined to be, that they may not allow them to set their merchandises and wares to sale but in a certain place.
     2. This practice is not in use in the United States. 1 Chit. Com. Law, 103; 4 Inst. 238; Malone, Lex Mere. 237; Bac. Ab. Execution, B 1. Vide Statute Staple.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The global surgical stapling devices market size is expected to reach USD 7.38 billion by 2025 at an 8.13% CAGR during the forecast period.
The stapler was opened and both parts of intestine were secured on the spindle of the stapling instrument.
Over the course of the next 12 months, Covidien will launch additional stapling products developed with this new technology.
Directional Stapling Technology is beneficial in certain applications, such as those involving thick tissue.
Directional Stapling Technology has been built into each series stapler to provide heightened performance through improved staple formation.
Because it's more powerful, the electric stapler has more kickback than the hand trigger gun, and usually requires a two-handed grip when stapling into oak or other hardwood.
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Table 5: Total complications observed in each group Complications 3rd Day 7th Day Type of material used Type of material used Skin Skin Skin Skin stapling Suturing stapling Suturing (N=50) (N=50) (N=50) (N=50) Seroma 4 6 0 0 Erythema 2 4 0 0 Purulent 0 0 2 * 2 * Wound separation 0 0 2 * 2 * Total 6 (12%) 10 (20%) 2 (4%) 2 (4%) * same patient in staple group and suture group had purulent discharge and wound separation.