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Anandkumar Bhate, David Catlin: Dilation catheter. Meadox Medicals, Blum Kaplan, February 19, 1991: US04994072 (111 worldwide citation)

A dilatation catheter having an outer tubular balloon portion with length-wise circumferential crimps having at either end transition portions with longitudinal crimps across the axis and an inner catheter is provided. The distal transition portion is fastened to the distal end of the inner catheter ...


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Harmon Hoffman Jr, Kemal Schankereli: Method for forming impregnated synthetic vascular grafts. Meadox Medicals, Blum Kaplan, June 27, 1989: US04842575 (110 worldwide citation)

A collagen impregnated synthetic vascular graft including a synthetic vascular graft substrate and cross-linked collagen fibril is formed by depositing an aqueous slurry of collagen fibrils in the lumen of the graft and massaging to insure intimate mixing of the fibrils into the porous structure of ...


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Jay H Sher, A Norman Cranin: Surgical clamp and drill-guiding instrument. Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, December 21, 1982: US04364381 (109 worldwide citation)

A surgical clamping and drill-guiding instrument for aiding in the placement of transosteal implants is provided. The instrument includes an L-shaped lower member having a horizontal screw receiving portion for receiving a screw with a rotatable wing portion thereon, and a keyed upright. An upper lo ...


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Peter J Schmitt: Ravel-resistant, self-supporting woven graft. Meadox Medicals, Blum Kaplan, January 12, 1993: US05178630 (108 worldwide citation)

A ravel-resistant, self-supporting woven synthetic fabric vascular graft including a fusible fiber integrated into the weave in the filling yarn is provided. The graft is woven from multifilament polyester warp yarns which can be textured or flat. The filling yarn includes a low melting fusible fibe ...


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Hiroshi Wada, Shinji Wada, Chiyoaki Iijima: Liquid crystal display device and method of fabrication. Seiko Epson Corporation, Blum Kaplan, July 4, 1989: US04844569 (107 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal display device and method of fabrication thereof includes a first twisted nematic liquid crystal cell and an optically anisotropic material sandwiched between two polarizers. A second twisted nematic liquid crystal cell or polymer film serves as the optically anisotropic material. T ...


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Fumiaki Mukaiyama: FSK Demodulator employing a switched capacitor filter and period counters. Kabushiki Kaisha Suwa Seikosha, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, May 14, 1985: US04517519 (104 worldwide citation)

An FSK demodulation circuit especially suited for integrated construction is provided. The demodulating circuit uses N counters and a counter selector circuit for sequentially switching the counters at every zero-cross point in the received FSK signal. Sensitivity of demodulation is improved by N-ti ...


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Anandkumar Bhate, David Catlin: Dilatation catheter. Meadox Medicals, Blum Kaplan, January 30, 1990: US04896669 (103 worldwide citation)

A dilatation catheter having an outer tubular balloon portion with length-wise circumferential crimps having at either end transition portions with longitudinal crimps across the axis and an inner catheter is provided. The distal transition portion is fastened to the distal end of the inner catheter ...


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Hiroshi Kawashima, Mikito Nakashima, Takao Mogami: Coated synthetic resin lens. Seiko Epson Corporation, Blum Kaplan, May 14, 1991: US05015523 (102 worldwide citation)

Coated synthetic resin lenses having a primer layer of a copolymer of an acrylic and/or methacrylic monomer and an aromatic vinyl compound between the base material and a cured abrasion resistant layer of colloidal silica and an inorganic anti-reflection coating are provided. The cured coat of collo ...


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Rudolf N Heck: Warp-knitted double-velour prosthesis. Meadox Medicals, Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, March 18, 1980: US04193137 (100 worldwide citation)

A warp-knitted fabric has pile loops on both faces thereof. The loops on both faces are continuous with each other so that when the fabric is used as a prosthesis, growth of tissue from one face to the other is facilitated. This feature is particularly significant when the fabric is fashioned into t ...


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Donald J Urbas, David Ellwood: System monitoring programmable implantable transponder. Bio Medic Data Systems, Blum Kaplan, October 12, 1993: US05252962 (98 worldwide citation)

A passive transponder includes a receive antenna for receiving an input signal. A frequency generator and modulator receives the input signal and outputs a data carrier signal having a frequency independent of the input signal frequency. A programmable memory and thermistor are provided to produce u ...