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Jerry L Spence: Sterlization container system. Instrumed, Gregory W Moravan, November 8, 1988: US04783321 (151 worldwide citation)

A sterilization container system for sterilizing surgical instruments, having a lid secured to a base by latches. The latches are automatically disengaged when the latches' release arms are raised to form handles by which the lid can be easily and securely manipulated; while the latches are automati ...


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Jerry L Spence: Medical disposable inflatable tourniquet cuff. InstruMed, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, December 25, 1990: US04979953 (108 worldwide citation)

A disposable inflatable tourniquet apparatus includes an inner inflatable bladder formed of two rectangular bladder wall members of polymer impregnated fabric peripherally welded to form a peripheral bond that develops the burst pressure of the bladder wall members. A conduit inflates the bladder, a ...


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Robert Mesaros, Michael E Hovanes, William Clem, Cory Williamson, Martin Albini, Darius Eghbal, Erik Green, Jason Stewart: System and method of controlling pressure in a surgical tourniquet. Instrumed, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, April 18, 2000: US06051016 (79 worldwide citation)

A system and method of controlling the pressure within a surgical tourniquet so as selectively to occlude blood flow within a portion of a limb of a patient, wherein the pressure within an inflatable cuff surrounding a portion of a limb of a patient is changed by automatically opening a first valve ...


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Jerry L Spence: Disposable inflatable tourniquet cuff. InstruMed, Gregory W Moravan, March 31, 1998: US05733304 (34 worldwide citation)

A disposable inflatable tourniquet cuff which may include an inflatable bladder having inner and outer walls which, in order to reduce cost and complexity, may be of the same size and made from the same material. A stiffener may be located within the bladder's inflatable fluid space, to eliminate th ...


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Robert Mesaros, Michael E Hovanes, William Clem, Cory Williamson, Martin Albini, Darius Eghbal, Erik Green, Jason Stewart: System and method of controlling pressure in a surgical tourniquet. Instrumed, Reed Smith, November 5, 2002: US06475228 (23 worldwide citation)

A system and method of controlling the pressure within a surgical tourniquet so as selectively to occlude blood flow within a portion of a limb of a patient, wherein the pressure within an inflatable cuff surrounding a portion of a limb of a patient is changed by automatically opening a first valve ...


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Michael E Hovanes, Don S Schmitt: System and method for controlling pressure in a surgical tourniquet. Instrumed, Reed Smith, August 12, 2003: US06605103 (22 worldwide citation)

A system and method of controlling the pressure within a pressure cuff of a surgical tourniquet so as selectively to occlude blood flow within a portion of a limb of a patient, wherein a sensor determines when flow past the tourniquet is occurring so that corrective action may be taken, such as by i ...


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Jerry L Spence: Closures and methods of closure for a sterilization container system. Instrumed, Gregory W Moravan, November 17, 1987: US04706839 (19 worldwide citation)

Closures for a sterilization container system comprising at least one band of shrinkable material encircling the base and lid of a sterilization container system. The closures are formed from a shrinkable material which, when exposed to a shrinking agent, shrinks to pull said lid and base tightly ag ...


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Jerry L Spence: Seals and method of sealing for a sterilization container system. InstruMed, Gregory W Moravan, April 24, 1990: US04919888 (17 worldwide citation)

At least one seal for a sterilization container system, wherein the sterilization container system comprises a base, a lid, and a gasket for providing a microorganism proof seal between the lid and the base. The seal comprises a belt of shrinkable material having an anchor at each end. Corresponding ...


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Michael E Hovanes, Don S Schmitt: System and method for controlling pressure in a surgical tourniquet using a remote unit. Instrumed, Reed Smith, January 23, 2007: US07166123 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a surgical tourniquet controller which receives operational parameters from a remote unit, allowing flow components associated with controlling a surgical tourniquet to be collocated with a surgical tourniquet in use, while allowing an operator of the tourniquet to operate t ...


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