04352960 is referenced by 381 patents and cites 6 patents.

Disclosed is a transcutaneous coupling apparatus comprising a first member subcutaneously positioned in a user of the invention and also comprising a second member positioned supercutaneously, or outside the skin of the user. Rare-earth magnets are associated with the first and second members to magnetically secure the second member with the first member without significantly adversely affecting the user's skin intervening between the first and second members.

Title
Magnetic transcutaneous mount for external device of an associated implant
Application Number
6/192480
Publication Number
4352960
Application Date
September 30, 1980
Publication Date
October 5, 1982
Inventor
Gordon L Richard
Minco
OK, US
Kenneth J Dormer
Edmond
OK, US
Agent
E Harrison Gilbert III
Assignee
Baptist Medical Center of Oklahoma
OK, US
IPC
A61F 11/00
A61F 1/00
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