Domingo S Liotta, Holga E Troncoso De Liotta: Diaphragm and method for occlusion of the descending thoracic aorta. Collard Roe & Galgano, December 1, 1987: US04710192 (566 worldwide citation)

A vaulted diaphragm for providing occlusion in a descending thoracic aorta, includes a flexible and substantially circular element, and a plurality of resilient ribs having inner and outer ends supporting the circular element. The inner ends of the ribs are joined together at a hub with the ribs ext ...

Frank Yuen: Surgical retractor device. Collard Roe & Galgano, January 15, 1991: US04984564 (332 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a surgical retractor which comprises an inflatable sleeve that may be deflated, when not in use, so as to assume a precoiled position; and which may be inflated by air pressure, when in use, so as to define an uncoiled generally circular aperture.

Roland Tai: System for identifying heavy product purchasers who regularly use manufacturers purchase incentives and predicting consumer promotional behavior response patterns. Innovare Resourceful Marketing Group, Collard Roe & Galgano, March 13, 1990: US04908761 (310 worldwide citation)

There is provided a system and methodology for identifying the heaviest product purchasers who regularly use coupons and determining their promotional behavior response patterns of which involves initially preparing a list of names and addresses of consumers who are the most likely heaviest product ...

Patrick Kluger: Device for setting the spinal column. Collard Roe & Galgano, September 18, 1990: US04957495 (261 worldwide citation)

A device for adjusting a vertebral column with damaged vertebrae comprises an adjustable arm on a guiding axis and a stationary arm attached to the guiding axis, each arm having a hollow receiving body adjustable in two planes for a lengthening rod, which can be connected with a tire-fond. Each arm ...

Victor C DeLuccia deceased, Nancy DeLuccia executrix, Ann Grincell executrix, Henriette Kolodziejcuk executrix: Endotracheal tube complex. Collard Roe & Galgano, March 5, 1985: US04502482 (142 worldwide citation)

An endotracheal complex for insertion into the trachea of a patient, and wherein the trachea branches through the carina trachea distally into two bronchi, includes a tube which has a distal blunt and atraumatically shaped tip so as to restrain passage of the tip beyond the carina tracheae into the ...

Helmut Fell: Device for aspirating wound fluids. Medinorm Aktiengesellschaft medizintechnische Produkte, Collard Roe & Galgano, December 17, 1991: US05073172 (130 worldwide citation)

A suction bottle for aspirating would secretions containing a small quantity of a pressure-adjusting liquid selected so that its vapor pressure conforms to a desired vacuum level. The vacuum level is maintained until the suction bottle is almost completely filled. If the liquid dissolves in the aspi ...

Udo Simon: Device for storing and dispensing drug doses. Collard Roe & Galgano, July 2, 1985: US04526474 (107 worldwide citation)

A device is described for storing, and periodically announcing the time for removal of, drug doses in pill, tablet or capsule form. A patient is warned at regular intervals to remove a drug dose from a blister pack serving as drug container.

Mark Silverberg: Bone augmentation implant. Collard Roe & Galgano, July 5, 1988: US04755184 (104 worldwide citation)

An implant for use in bone augmentation includes a hollow casing made of a resorbable material and a prosthetic filling material for bones contained within the casing. A method for bone augmentation includes the steps of making an incision adjacent to the augmentation site, inserting an implant comp ...

Klaus Walkhoff: Ski boot. Raichle Sportschuh, Collard Roe & Galgano, July 3, 1990: US04937953 (86 worldwide citation)

There is provided a ski boot having two support elements arranged between the shaft and the inner show of the ski boot which overlap the region of the instep in the nature of a saddle. Each support element is engaged by a pulling element which in each case grips across the other support element and ...

Hiroshi Sakaki, Kazuo Hashimoto: Tree transformation system in machine translation system. Kokusai Denshin Denwa, Collard Roe & Galgano, July 8, 1986: US04599691 (79 worldwide citation)

A mechanical translation system is provided to obtain a sentence of target language from the tree expression of source language. The processing progresses as follows: First, a pattern which coincides with partial structure, including the highest node, of the tree fragment chosen, is selected among p ...