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Johnnie C McCarty: System for computer software protection. David G Henry, September 9, 1997: US05666411 (328 worldwide citation)

This system protects proprietary software from disclosure and unauthorized use, enforces license limits on number of users of the software, and prevents corruption of protected software by computer viruses. Software protected under this system may execute only on computer systems which incorporate a ...


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Peter V Weston: Suture knot, method for its formation and use, and knot forming apparatus. David G Henry, April 11, 1995: US05405352 (211 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a novel slipknot for use as a suture knot in surgical procedures along with a simplified method for such knot's formation and a pre-formed suture system which provides a protoknot of the novel suture knot mounted on a tubular member or a knot tightener having a channel passing therethro ...


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Gene A Voss: Prostatic stent. David G Henry, February 19, 1991: US04994066 (157 worldwide citation)

A stent useful for treatment of prostatic urethral hypertrophy having a cylindrical conduit with a conical flange on one end and an annular flange on the other. The stent is constructed of a medical grade elastomer whereby it may be compressed for implantation and can thereafter be left in place for ...


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Peter V Weston: Apparatuses and methods for formation and use of a slipknot as a surgical suture knot. David G Henry, June 8, 1993: US05217470 (144 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a novel use of the capstan knot as a suture knot in surgical procedures along with a simplified method for such knot's formation, an apparatus for forming a protoknot of the capstan knot, and a pre-formed suture system which provides a capstan knot protoknot mounted on a knot tightener ...


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Peter V Weston: Endoscopic needle holders. David G Henry, February 21, 1995: US05391174 (137 worldwide citation)

The invention is embodied in suture needle holders particularly useful in endoscopic surgical procedures. The instruments either incorporate a fixed suture needle or facilitate the secure, reversible grasping of a suture needle. Actuation of the instrument steadily directs the needle through the pat ...


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Gene Voss: Cardiac assist device and method. David G Henry, August 29, 1989: US04861330 (113 worldwide citation)

A device and method for assisting the pumping action of a failed heart. The device comprises an inelastic balloon, preferably conical in shape, connected to a catheter and pump. The balloon is percutaneously fed into a major blood vessel and then guided to a ventricle of the heart. When placed in th ...


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Gene Voss: Convection blanket warmer. David G Henry, September 19, 1989: US04867230 (99 worldwide citation)

A convection blanket for warming persons lying thereon. The preferred embodiment has four layers, two outer insulating layers, and two inner layers of metallic foil. The inner metallic layers minimize heat loss across the length of the blanket. A unique pattern of pinholes in the top layers allows a ...


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Robert M Campbell Jr: Apparatus and method for effecting surgical incision through use of a fluid jet. David G Henry, April 15, 1997: US05620414 (76 worldwide citation)

Applicant's invention is of apparatuses and associated methods in the use of high pressure, sterile water jets in effecting surgical incisions, including those of hard tissues such as bone. The combination of high pressure and sterility is achieved by enclosing a collapsible bag of sterile water wit ...


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R Greg Gomm, R Gary Gomm, Scott Paul: Cash alternative transaction system. David G Henry, July 22, 1997: US05650761 (56 worldwide citation)

Applicant's invention includes a cash-alternative transaction processing system and associated methods based on the use of coin cards, purchase point coin card reader/writer transaction register systems, and clearing center processors. Also includes are elements relating to use of coin cards in vend ...


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Rocky Lane Teague: Adjustable gun support. David G Henry, July 14, 1998: US05778589 (49 worldwide citation)

The invention is of an adjustable and portable gun support which is useful primarily for supporting and accurately sighting high powered rifles. The gun support includes a support cradle for a user's trigger arm forearm, as well as for the barrel of the gun being used. All features of the gun suppor ...



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