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Kent K Wu: Vertebral body prosthesis and spine stabilizing method. Henry Ford Hospital, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert, November 19, 1985: US04553273 (394 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for stabilizing the spine wherein vertebral bodies have been removed which comprises forming recesses in the vertebral bodies which face one another, inserting a longitudinally extendable prosthetic device between the opposed vertebral bodies with the ends of the prosthetic de ...


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Kent K Wu: Intervertebral body stabilization. Henry Ford Hospital, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert, September 16, 1986: US04611580 (144 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for stabilizing the spine wherein a bone graft has been provided between oppositely spaced vertebral bodies in the space where vertebral bodies have been removed which comprises forming spaced transversely extending holes in the vertebral bodies, and applying a stabilizing dev ...


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Bruce S Horowitz: Temporary radiation therapy. Henry Ford Hospital, John Cyril Malloy, November 17, 1987: US04706652 (109 worldwide citation)

A delivery system for temporary radiation therapy comprising a sheet of material which is absorbable within the human body and having a plurality of parallel passages therein. The sheet is sutured to an area of the body which is to be treated and a catheter is inserted in each passage and extends to ...


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Bruce S Horowitz: Delivery system for interstitial radiation therapy including substantially non-deflecting elongated member. Henry Ford Hospital, John Cyril Malloy, October 6, 1987: US04697575 (101 worldwide citation)

A delivery system for interstitial radiation therapy comprising a substantially non-deflecting elongated member of material which is absorbable in living tissue and a plurality of radioactive seeds dispersed in a predetermined array within the member. In one form, the member comprises an elongated m ...


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Kent K Wu: Intervertebral body wire stabilization. Henry Ford Hospital, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert, February 18, 1986: US04570618 (100 worldwide citation)

The method and apparatus of stabilizing the spine wherein a bone graft has been provided between spaced vertebral bodies which comprises engaging preformed wire members having loops connected by wire with each loop engaging the transverse process of a vertebra, forming the wire connecting loops in a ...


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Kent K Wu: Universal guide for inserting parallel pins. Henry Ford Hospital, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert, February 18, 1986: US04570624 (99 worldwide citation)

A universal guide device for drilling and inserting surgical pins which comprises an elongated bar, a plurality of blocks slideable along the bar and adapted to be adjustably locked in position on the bar. Each block supports a transverse opening, the openings in the blocks being parallel to one ano ...


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Nathan W Levin, Gerard A Zasuwa: Automated hemodialysis control based upon patient blood pressure and heart rate. Henry Ford Hospital, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert, December 1, 1987: US04710164 (92 worldwide citation)

A method and system for continuously monitoring patient heart rate and blood pressure during hemodialysis and for automatically controlling fluid extraction rate and/or dialysate sodium concentration in the event that blood pressure and/or heart rate indicate onset or impending onset of a patient hy ...


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Luis H Toledo Pereyra: Perfusion system for organ preservation. Henry Ford Hospital, Barnes Kisselle Raisch & Choate, February 5, 1980: US04186565 (75 worldwide citation)

A portable perfusion system for organ preservation comprising a cart on which a refrigeration unit, a pump unit and a cassette are mounted with the pump and cassette being removable for separate transport. The cassette includes an organ receptacle, a heat exchanger, a membrane oxygenator, a bubble t ...


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Ben J Lipps: Automated hemodialysis control based upon patient blood pressure and heart rate. Henry Ford Hospital, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert, January 12, 1988: US04718891 (60 worldwide citation)

A method and system for continuously monitoring patient heart rate and blood pressure during hemodialysis and for automatically controlling fluid extraction rate and/or dialysate sodium concentration in the event that blood pressure and/or heart rate indicate onset or impending onset of a patient hy ...


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Kent K Wu: Bone gap bridging and fusing device. Henry Ford Hospital, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert, July 3, 1990: US04938768 (59 worldwide citation)

A bone gap bridging and fusing device for use where large portions of the bone are removed in limbs comprising first and second pin members adapted to be placed in axial openings formed in the opposed remaining bone portions. Each pin member includes a head and the heads of the pin members interenga ...