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Robert D Rosenthal, Lynn N Paynter, Linda H Mackie: Non-invasive measurement of blood glucose. Futrex, Bernard Rothwell Brown, July 2, 1991: US05028787 (372 worldwide citation)

A near-infrared quantitative analysis instrument and method non-invasively measures blood glucose by analyzing near-infrared energy following interactance with venous or arterial blood, or transmission through a blood containing body part. The instrument and method is accurate and can readily be uti ...


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Yue Teh Jang, Vern L Liebmann, Glenda S Villman, Surendra A Amin: Nylon-PEBA copolymer catheter. Mallinckrodt, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, February 6, 1990: US04898591 (367 worldwide citation)

Inner and outer layers of a braided body portion of an intravascular catheter as well as a soft tip portion are formed from different proportioned blends of nylon and copolymer of ester linked polyethylene and polyamide to produce optimum mechanical properties in the catheter. One or more surfaces o ...


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Todd D Campbell, Aws S Nashef: Method of producing prostheses for replacement of articular cartilage and prostheses so produced. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, December 9, 1986: US04627853 (339 worldwide citation)

Prostheses useful for articulating cartilage replacement, and which are attached to host bone without the use of cements, are derived from bone. Allogenic or xenogenic bone segments are machined into the desired shape and differentially demineralized. The completely demineralized portion has a spong ...


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Bandula Wijayarathna, Ronald M Hopkins: Fused flexible tip catheter. Mallinckrodt, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, January 7, 1986: US04563181 (271 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter, such as an angiography catheter, has a tubular body portion formed from a nylon such as nylon-11 which has strength and stiffness characteristics providing excellent torqueability, burst strength, and longitudinal rigidity. A soft tubular tip is fused to the end of the bod ...


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Alain Carpentier, Sophie Carpentier, Aws S Nashef: Implantable biological tissue and process for preparation thereof. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, March 10, 1987: US04648881 (251 worldwide citation)

A process for the preparation of implantable biological tissue, and in particular bioprosthetic heart valves, which are prone to calcification after implantation. The process includes treatment of tissue with solutions prior to implantation which have been found effective in reducing calcification o ...


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Aws S Nashef, Todd D Campbell: Bone-grafting material. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, July 7, 1987: US04678470 (244 worldwide citation)

A bone grafting material is derived from allogenic or xenogenic bone by a process that includes tanning with glutaraldehyde. The bone may be pulverized, used as a large block, or machined into a precise pre-determined shape, depending on the bone defect to be repaired. Glutaraldehyde tanning of bone ...


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Alain Carpentier, Sophie Carpentier, Aws S Nashef: Implantable biological tissue and process for preparation thereof. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, March 3, 1987: US04647283 (224 worldwide citation)

A process for the preparation of implantable biological tissue, and in particular bioprosthetic heart valves, which are prone to calcification after implantation. The process includes treatment of tissue with solutions prior to implantation which have been found effective in reducing calcification o ...


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Donald H Hourahane: Surgical device. South African Inventions Development Corporation, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, November 15, 1988: US04784126 (193 worldwide citation)

A method of surgery for attaching the end of a ligament to a bone from which it has become attached, includes drilling a passage in the bone so that the passage opens at or adjacent the position where the ligament became detached, inserting an elongated clamp through the passage, clamping the ligame ...


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Lee Hibbs, Yue teh Jang, Vern Liebmann, Dennis Spinks: Catheter introducer with flexible tip. Mallinckrodt, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, August 21, 1990: US04950257 (193 worldwide citation)

A catheter introducer has a tubular sheath with a relatively rigid tubular body and a soft flexible tubular tip for reducing sheath buckling tendencies.


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Victor B Kley, Daniel J Talken: Computer control. Victor B Kley, Bernard Rothwell & Brown, November 1, 1988: US04782327 (188 worldwide citation)

A computer control includes a control member movably mounted for movement in two dimensions wherein orthogonally related gratings are moved to the corresponding directions to generate pairs of quadrature related signals. Circuitry produces binary signals defining four states for each cycle of quadra ...