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Jude S Sauer, Alex Kobilansky, Theodore J Tiberio, Jeffrey M Shaw: Collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument. LaserSurge, Cumpston & Shaw, November 24, 1998: US05839639 (663 worldwide citation)

A collapsible anvil assembly and applicator instrument for use with a surgical stapler. The collapsible anvil assembly includes an anvil shaft and a plurality of anvil segments, having staple clinching buckets thereon, flexibly affixed to the anvil shaft which are movable between a collapsed or radi ...


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Jude S Sauer: Vascular hole closure. LaserSurge, Cumpston & Shaw, June 16, 1998: US05766183 (180 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for closing a punctured blood vessel is described. The method includes providing a suturing instrument adapted to apply at least one suture to at least a portion of a blood vessel in order to close a puncture wound therein. In a preferred embodiment, the suture is secured by c ...


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Paul J Travers, Ying S Yee: Head tracking apparatus. Forte Technologies, Cumpston & Shaw, December 20, 1994: US05373857 (142 worldwide citation)

A low cost head tracker for a virtual reality head set for determining the orientation of the head set relative to the earth's magnetic field includes a magnetic sensor responsive to the earth's magnetic field, and disposed on the head set and arranged with respect to a vertical axis of rotation of ...


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William Baker, James C Stevens: Pulse oximetry. Sentinel Monitoring, Cumpston & Shaw, July 11, 1995: US05431159 (139 worldwide citation)

Non-invasive oximetry wherein red and infrared light from light sources energized at different frequencies is applied to arterial blood-containing tissue of a living subject. The red and infrared light coming from this tissue is sensed in order to obtain frequency-muliplexed information as to the ab ...


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Jude S Sauer, Theodore J Tiberio: Clamp for approximating tissue sections. LaserSurge, Cumpston & Shaw, March 18, 1997: US05611794 (124 worldwide citation)

A surgical apparatus for energy welding or otherwise joining two segments of living tissue, usually tubular in structure, comprising, means for clamping the first tissue section, means for clamping the second tissue section, means for moving one of said clamping means toward said other clamping mean ...


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Roger H Stowell, Michael O Hirtle, Russell W Brown, Arthur D Moore: Vocalizing apparatus. The Quaker Oats Company, Cumpston & Shaw, March 9, 1982: US04318245 (121 worldwide citation)

Vocalizing apparatus for use in a doll which has a synthesizer for producing speech sounds. The synthesizer is controlled by a digital controller having a memory which stores information representing a vocabulary of infant-like sounds. A motion detector, which may be in the form of a gravity-actuate ...


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Sean W Meitner: Method for making and using a template for a dental implant osteotomy and components relating thereto. Cumpston & Shaw, September 17, 1996: US05556278 (112 worldwide citation)

A method for making a template for use in a dental implant recipient's mouth whereby the template includes a guide sleeve for orienting a drill bit in a desired location and angulation for making an implant osteotomy in the recipient's maxilla or mandible. The method includes the steps of making a c ...


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Alan J Glenday, Frederick C Steenhoff: RF connector. Andros Manufacturing Corporation, Cumpston & Shaw, February 16, 1993: US05186655 (110 worldwide citation)

A connector for an elongated cylindrical element having a deformable jacket surrounding a core includes an inner member having a sleeve, characterized by a diameter and thickness adapted to allow the sleeve to be inserted between the jacket and the core and to extend longitudinally into a space betw ...


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Edward F Gabl, David R Walker, Yang Pang: Regenerative amplifier incorporating a spectral filter within the resonant cavity. Clark MXR, Cumpston & Shaw, January 7, 1997: US05592327 (100 worldwide citation)

A regenerative amplifier includes a resonant cavity having a gain medium and a spectral filter located in the cavity. A source is provided to pump the gain medium and thereby raise it to an excited state. Elements are also provided for creating laser seed pulses which are then injected into the reso ...


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Jude S Sauer, Roger J Greenwald, Mark A Bovard, John F Hammond: Morcellator. LaserSurge, Cumpston & Shaw, October 8, 1996: US05562694 (96 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided for the morcellation of bodily tissue or bodily organ parts during an endoscopic surgical procedure. The instrument includes a handle assembly and a tubular body portion extending from the handle assembly and defining a longitudinal axis. A tool assembly is associat ...