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Charles M Coleman, William G Kendrick: Separator float for blood collection tubes with water swellable material. Buchanan Ingersoll P C, April 7, 1998: US05736033 (107 worldwide citation)

A separator has a generally cylindrical body and a water swellable material fitted around at least a portion of the generally cylindrical body or on the surface of a passage through the body. Upon being exposed to water the water swellable material swells to form a seal in the passage or within the ...


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Charles M Coleman, William Kendrick: Separator float and tubular body for blood collection and separation and method of use thereof. Lynn J Alstadt, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, October 1, 1996: US05560830 (101 worldwide citation)

A separator float has a generally cylindrical body and a water swellable band having a selected outer diameter fitted circumferentially around a portion of the generally cylindrical body. The water swellable band is made of a water swellable material so that upon being exposed to water the water swe ...


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William E Adams: Apparatus for hanging rope lights from a gutter. Adams Mfg, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, November 11, 2003: US06644836 (99 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an apparatus for hanging rope lights on a gutter. The light holder has a spiral that fits over the lip of a gutter and a hook at an opposite end sized to receive a rope light. The body is shaped so that the hook is opposite a curved portion of the front wall of the gutter, a ...


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John A Glegyak, David J Peduzzi, Joseph Russial, Thomas E Kaib: Patient-worn energy delivery apparatus. Lifecor, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, August 28, 2001: US06280461 (96 worldwide citation)

A patient-worn energy delivery apparatus for imparting electrical therapy to the body of a patient responsive to an occurrence of a treatable condition includes a voltage converter for converting electrical energy from an initial voltage to a final voltage, and a defibrillator electrically coupled b ...


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Thomas E Kaib, Edward J Donnelly, Norman J Connors: Battery management apparatus for portable electronic devices. Lifecor, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, July 27, 1999: US05929601 (94 worldwide citation)

A battery management system preferably has a base station utilized in connection with a portable electronic device for providing electrical therapy to the body of a patient in response to the occurrence of a treatable condition. The portable device can have a rechargeable battery, memory, data proce ...


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Edward K Prem: Blood pump flow rate control method and apparatus utilizing multiple sensors. Vascor, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, July 23, 2002: US06422990 (94 worldwide citation)

A flow rate control method and apparatus for a blood pump is provided wherein multiple sensors are utilized to measure physical dimensions of a ventricle to calculate either a cross sectional area or a volume of the ventricle during distention and contraction. The multiple sensors are positioned at ...


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Edward K Prem: Magnetically suspended fluid pump and control system. Vascor, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, September 25, 2001: US06293901 (92 worldwide citation)

A blood pump for assisting a heart is provided by a stator and a rotor. The rotor is magnetically supported creating a suspension gap between the stator and the rotor. The rotor can be supported axially by a Lorentz force bearing and can be magnetically rotated. The stator can have a volute pump cha ...


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Guang Hua Zhang: Method of selecting the best enroll image for personal identification. Sensar, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, November 2, 1999: US05978494 (90 worldwide citation)

A method is described for selecting an enrollment image or standard from multiple close-up images of a subject such as a human eye. The selected image is the one image that best represents the appearance of that subject to an image processing system which identifies subjects by comparison of later t ...


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Hendrik R van Hekken, Cira V Conley, Michael S Garner: Multi-adjustable armrest assembly. Knoll, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, June 20, 2000: US06076892 (88 worldwide citation)

A multi-adjustable armrest assembly for a chair can be adjusted in a variety of different aspects including laterally, vertically, forwards and backwards, and rotationally. Such an armrest assembly can include an armrest base securable to a chair and having a tubular portion, an armrest support havi ...


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Guang Hua Zhang, Marcos Salganicoff: Method of measuring the focus of close-up images of eyes. Sensar, Buchanan Ingersoll P C, September 14, 1999: US05953440 (86 worldwide citation)

In a method of determining whether an image of an eye is in focus a set of pixels is selected along a line passing through the pupil/iris boundary such that the set contains at least 5 iris portion pixels and at least 5 pupil portion pixels. Statistical values, preferably median values, are computed ...