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Larry E Page, Darrel Palmer: Single use medical aspirating device and method. Ballard Medical Products, Lynn G Foster, June 1, 1993: US05215522 (518 worldwide citation)

A reliable, contamination-resistant, single-use, disposable, medical, non-ventilating, aspirating device and method. The device releasibly connects to and aligns with an indwelling endotracheal tube to accommodate advancing of an aspirating catheter tube of the device by manual manipulation through ...


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Vincent A Reger, Thomas L Kelly, LeRoy E Groshong: Endovascular filter and method for use thereof. EVI Corporation, Lynn G Foster, April 28, 1992: US05108419 (406 worldwide citation)

A filter useful in tubular organs of the human body, intended primarily for endovascular use during surgical procedures for removal of plaque and other treatment of stenoses in arteries, in order to entrap particles of plaque or other materials freed from the interior wall of an artery while permitt ...


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Vincent A Reger, Thomas L Kelly, LeRoy E Groshong: Endovascular filter and method for use thereof. Evi, Lynn G Foster, November 3, 1992: US05160342 (377 worldwide citation)

A filter useful in tubular organs of the human body, intended primarily for endovascular use during surgical procedures for removal of plaque and other treatment of stenoses in arteries, in order to entrap particles of plaque or other materials freed from the interior wall of an artery while permitt ...


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LeRoy E Groshong: Catheter dilator/sheath assembly and method. Catheter Technology, Lynn G Foster, September 20, 1988: US04772266 (332 worldwide citation)

Dilator/sheath assemblies for unstressed placement of catheter tubes into a body cavity of medical patients, which insure a stable axial relationship between concentrically superimposed sheath and dilator so that use is very facile for the medical attendent and insures a predetermined two-step gentl ...


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Richard Bradley Walker, Robert F Evans, Robert Hanson, Michael F Burrow: Medication delivery and monitoring system and methods. Foster & Foster, July 29, 1997: US05651775 (313 worldwide citation)

A medication delivery and monitoring system and methods whereby drugs are safely delivered to a patient, monitored in real-time during delivery and crucial events are recorded during delivery to provide real-time, on-line information and detail for an audit trail. A novel safety label cradle unit is ...


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David R Walt, Karri L Michael: Target analyte sensors utilizing Microspheres. The Trustees of Tufts College, Robin M Silva, David C Foster, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 4, 2001: US06327410 (303 worldwide citation)

A microsphere-based analytic chemistry system and method for making the same is disclosed in which microspheres or particles carrying bioactive agents may be combined randomly or in ordered fashion and dispersed on a substrate to form an array while maintaining the ability to identify the location o ...


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Robert G Rothfuss: Surgical staple. Senco Products, Melville Strasser Foster & Hoffman, March 29, 1977: US04014492 (302 worldwide citation)

A surgical staple for use in joining the skin or fascia of a patient. The staple is adapted to be formed about an anvil during emplacement. The staple has points formed by diagonal cuts across the ends, and its configuration prior to emplacement is such, that the diagonal cuts are perpendicular to t ...


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David J Fink, Salvatore T DiNovo, Thomas J Ward: Rapid, customized bone prosthesis. Guild Associates, Frank H Foster, December 6, 1994: US05370692 (249 worldwide citation)

Prosthetic bone implants are fabricated to approximately replicate a patient's original bone. Medical computer aided imaging techniques are applied to generate a data base representing the size and shape of the original bone in a three dimensional coordinate system. The implantable replica is fabric ...


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Ronald J Schnipke, David B Erhart: Robotic loader for surgical stapling cartridge. The Schnipke Family Liability Company, Jason H Foster, Kremblas Foster Phillips & Pollick, January 31, 2006: US06990796 (246 worldwide citation)

A means and method for inserting drivers into a surgical stapling cartridge, including a pallet that holds the cartridge firmly. The pallet has a central slot and laterally positioned lip members that are biased toward the slot. The cartridge is positioned in the slot and the lip members are release ...