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Lawrence B Lockwood: Automatic information, goods and services dispensing system. Charmasson & Holz, January 28, 1986: US04567359 (510 worldwide citation)

A system for automatically dispensing information, goods and services to a customer on a self-service basis including a central data processing center in which information on services offered by various institutions in a particular industry is stored. One or more self-service information and sales t ...


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Kenneth Z Kurland: Means and method of implanting bioprosthetics. Charmasson & Holz, August 30, 1983: US04400833 (400 worldwide citation)

A means and method for implanting bioprosthetic material surgically, in humans or animals, is disclosed. The means comprise lengths of connective tissue such as cow tendons which are covered entirely or partially with a synthetic, looseweave mesh which is stitched to the tendon and which augments th ...


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Kenneth Z Kurland: Surgical deflector and drilling guide. Charmasson & Holz, August 18, 1987: US04686972 (160 worldwide citation)

A surgical deflector or boring tool positioner specifically designed to help orthopedic surgeons in gaining access to hard-to-reach parts of a patient's anatomy and for guiding a drill bit, awl or reamer into a bone. The tool combines a curved blade and a triangular handle. The curved blade is termi ...


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James F Marino: Intramedullar nailing assembly. Charmasson & Holz, March 29, 1988: US04733654 (132 worldwide citation)

An intramedular nailing assembly, specifically adapted to the internal fixation of comminuted femoral fractures, which combines a conventional femoral nail, an extension and a set of pins interlocked with the nail and its extension. The extension is designed to be inserted into the proximal end of t ...


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Lee T Nordan: Intraocular multifocal lens. Charmasson & Holz, September 6, 1988: US04769033 (113 worldwide citation)

An intraocular lens, in form of a disk, intended to replace the crystalline lens of a patient's eye, in particular after a cataract extraction, comprises on its distal side an aspherical sector extending approximately from the midline of the disk over one quarter of the surface thereof. The rest of ...


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Kenneth Z Kurland: Means and method of implanting bioprosthetics. Charmasson & Holz, April 29, 1986: US04585458 (110 worldwide citation)

A means and method for implanting bioprosthetic material surgically, in humans or animals, is disclosed. The means comprise lengths of connective tissue such as mammalian tendons which are covered entirely or partially with a synthetic, looseweave mesh which is stitched to the tendon and which augme ...


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Ian C Cree: Safety needle. Charmasson & Holz, July 25, 1989: US04850996 (99 worldwide citation)

A sheath is provided as a cover over a hollow needle for use by medical personnel in combination with a syringe. When needle is not in use, the sheath protects medical personnel from accidental scraping or injections. During use in injections, the sheath is retracted by skin contact into a chamber a ...


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Michael Lehman: Travelers organizer bag luggage. Charmasson & Holz, December 19, 1989: US04887751 (96 worldwide citation)

A compartmented luggage for separating a travelers belongings and allowing convenient carrying and access. A foldout flap and a plurality of compartments are detachably mounted to an outer shell avoiding mixing of various types of clothing and use outside of cartage. The luggage also has a strap arr ...


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Louis H Ridgeway: Membrane packing. Charmasson & Holz, August 1, 1989: US04852743 (84 worldwide citation)

A pair of rigid frames having central openings are each covered with a pliable and stretchable material which is forced in intimate contact with a fragile article to be handled. Central openings allow passage of the fragile article which is suspended between the two pliable materials, Stretchable ma ...


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Jorgen G Mortensen: Water purification and sterilization system. J Mortensen & Company, Charmasson & Holz, October 7, 1986: US04615799 (76 worldwide citation)

A device for filtering and sterilizing potable water for household use which may be connected in the water line at a faucet or ahead of the automatic ice-making mechanism of a refrigerator. The water is purified in two stages: The first stage uses an activated carbon filter to remove solid particles ...