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Manfred Sinnreich: Surgical instruments. Charles E Temko, April 11, 1978: US04083369 (173 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to surgical instruments having particular application to the field of gynecology. The disclosure includes an inflatable packing and continuous suction device suitable for use following hysterectomy procedures to assist in normal draining while maintaining the bowel in properly ...


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Peter P Tabone: Fiber optic connector having snap ring adjustment means. Porta Systems, Charles E Temko, August 25, 1992: US05142598 (173 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic connector of the so-called D-4 type incorporating means for incrementally adjusting the fiber core supporting ferrule with respect to an alignment projection which engages a corresponding recess in an adapter when the connector is engaged with the adapter. In addition to the usual radi ...


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Manfred Sinnreich: Intrauterine surgical device. Charles E Temko, April 22, 1980: US04198981 (145 worldwide citation)

An improved insufflating device particular adapted for use in intrauterine surgical procedures, and similar applications. The device is characterized in the provision of a first hollow shaft having an open distal end through which the barrel of an endoscopic or cystoscopic device is passed. A first ...


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Manfred Sinnreich: Surgical retractor for endoscopes. Charles E Temko, February 26, 1980: US04190042 (123 worldwide citation)

A surgical retractor for endoscopes and cystoscopes formed substantially entirely from resilient synthetic resinous material which in relatively unstressed condition forms a hook-like appendage at a distal end thereof, and which may be distorted to rectilinear configuration to fit within a channel i ...


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Manfred Asrican: Cardiac assist device. Charles E Temko, March 11, 1980: US04192293 (121 worldwide citation)

A cardiac assist device which operates by cyclically exerting pressure through an implanted inflatable sheath, which surrounds the myocardium. The sheath is rigid and encloses a bladder or plurality of bladders into which a fluid, either in the form of an inert gas or a liquid is pulsed, with a time ...


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Ning K Lu: Surface sweeper. Charles E Temko, May 1, 1984: US04445245 (101 worldwide citation)

A miniature electrically powered surface sweeper having a rotary brush element which is adapted to come in direct contact with a surface to be cleaned. The brush element is disposed within a housing having a curved inner wall surface which contacts the bristles as the same move inwardly within the h ...


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S Mitchell Harman: Multiple implant injector. Engineering Development Associates, Charles E Temko, April 28, 1987: US04661103 (94 worldwide citation)

An improved magazine type implant injector having a slotted barrel element slidably mounting an integral magazine element and cannula. The barrel element mounts an obturator which projects into the magazine element to serially advance elongated implants to the cannula, each implant advancing a previ ...


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Miklos Von Kemenczky: Switch construction responsive to motions of a wearer. Guilden Development, Charles E Temko, October 25, 1983: US04412205 (92 worldwide citation)

A switch construction for use on an illuminated article worn by a user which closes a circuit providing current to an illumination source only upon the occurrence of acceleration reacting to motions of the user while at the same time limiting the amount of time the illumination source is operative, ...


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Winston F Wright: Dental cleaning device. Charles E Temko, December 2, 1980: US04236889 (86 worldwide citation)

A portable dental cleaning device includes a housing having two separate chambers divided by a partition. A motor driven pump disposed in one chamber receives a cleaning slurry from the other chamber and discharges it under vibration pressure through a nozzle disposed outwardly of the housing for cl ...


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Gary Kahan: Method of and apparatus for decoding Huffman or variable-length coees. Charles E Temko, February 6, 1990: US04899149 (81 worldwide citation)

Novel decoding method and apparatus are disclosed for Huffman or variable-length codes. According to the invention, variable-length code-words are divided into two parts, a variable-length prefix part and the remainder of the code-word which is of fixed-length or approximately so. The variable-lengt ...