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Milton S Isaacson, Anthony P Lioi: Axial flow blood pump with hydrodynamically suspended rotor. Nu Tech, Wood Herron & Evans, May 18, 1993: US05211546 (206 worldwide citation)

An axial flow blood pump for intracorporeal or extracorporeal use pumps blood axially through a cylindrical conduit disposed in the bloodstream of a patient. The pump further includes a pump stator mounted in the conduit and a motor stator located either externally or internally of the conduit which ...


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Richard J Clark, Gary R Whipple: Catheter attachment system. Pharmacia Nu Tech, Cesari and McKenna, February 9, 1988: US04723948 (149 worldwide citation)

This connection system has particular application to releasably securing a flexible catheter to a rigid portal outlet stem received in the catheter lumen. The system includes a radial enlargement on the outlet stem and a retainer sleeve having a tubular distal segment which encircles the catheter at ...


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Milton S Isaacson, Anthony P Lioi: Hydrodynamically suspended rotor axial flow blood pump. Nu Tech, Wood Herron & Evans, May 12, 1992: US05112200 (137 worldwide citation)

A brushless DC motor has a rotor with impeller blades mounted thereon to pump blood through the central portion of the motor. Over a portion of its length, the rotor has a cylindrical surface that is spaced from a cooperating cylindrical surface on the motor stator. There is a gap between these cyli ...


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Milton S Isaacson: Hydrodynamic bearing system for a brushless DC motor. Nu Tech, Wood Herron & Evans, May 3, 1983: US04382199 (134 worldwide citation)

A hydrodynamic bearing system for a motor. The motor is illustrated and described as driving a pump for an artificial heart. The motor stator has a cylindrical bore which is closed at one end. The rotor is slidable and rotatable in the bore. The rotor has affixed to its shaft an impeller with its ou ...


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Gary R Whipple: Catheter attachment system. Pharmacia Nu Tech, Nutter McClennen & Fish, November 14, 1989: US04880414 (111 worldwide citation)

This connection system has particular application to releasably securing a flexible elastic catheter to a rigid portal outlet stem received in the catheter lumen. The system includes a radial enlargement on the outlet stem and a retainer sleeve that slidably encircles the stem. The sleeve is slidabl ...


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Milton S Isaacson: Arthroscopic cutting device. Nu Tech, Wood Herron & Evans, September 19, 1989: US04867155 (95 worldwide citation)

An arthroscopic cutting device has an external tube, a knife telescopically received within and rotatably mounted with respect to the external tube, a dc motor drivably connected to the knife and means for controlling the motor to periodically reverse the direction of rotation of the knife about eve ...


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John Ayres: Oven safe disposable food container. Nu Tech & Engineering, Brooks & Kushman, May 31, 1994: US05317119 (65 worldwide citation)

A disposable food container formed of sand and a decomposable binder. The disposable food containers are suitable for holding, storing and exposing food to heat in both conventional and microwave ovens. The decomposable binders contain 20 to 40% by weight of a binder selected from the group consisti ...


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John A Ayres: Back lighting device. Nu Tech & Engineering, Fildes & Outland P C, September 7, 1999: US05947578 (52 worldwide citation)

A back lighting device includes a light waveguide having generally planar upper and lower surfaces, a light module having a lamp member encapsulated between the upper and lower surfaces, a specular reflective material applied about the waveguide lower surface, and a light extracting material applied ...


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Milton S Isaacson: Split stator for motor/blood pump. Nu Tech, Wood Herron & Evans, April 27, 1993: US05205721 (48 worldwide citation)

A motor/blood pump which axially pumps blood to a patient connected to a heart/lung machine includes a cylindrical pump housing, a rotor located in the housing, at least one impeller blade attached to the rotor, a pair of stator halves mechanically connectable to the outside of the housing and a mot ...


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John H Knight, Milton S Isaacson: Optimum efficiency brushless DC motor. Nu Tech, Wood Herron & Evans, January 8, 1985: US04492903 (48 worldwide citation)

A machine includes a rotor with a magnetic field produced therein that is fixedly oriented with respect to the rotor. The rotor is rotatably mounted within a stator which has a plurality of windings. Means are provided for applying voltage pulses to the stator windings. When voltage pulses are appli ...