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David Stefanchik, Duane Linenkugel, Gregory J Bakos, Omar J Vakharia, James A Craft, Kurt R Bally: Method of guiding medical devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Gerry S Gressel, October 7, 2008: US07431694 (260 worldwide citation)

A guide system for use with an endoscope, and a method of use is disclosed. The guide system can include a track, in the form of a rail, and a mating member for engaging the rail. The guide system can also include an accessory, such as an accessory guide tube through which a medical instrument can b ...


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David Stefanchik, Rick D Applegate: Track for medical devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Gerry S Gressel, November 10, 2009: US07615003 (248 worldwide citation)

A medical apparatus and method useful for positioning one or more members within the gastro-intestinal tract is disclosed. The medical apparatus can include a track supported on a sheath sized to receive an endoscope, and a carrier slidable with respect to the track. A feeding tube accessory adapted ...


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David M Rasch, Thomas A Hensler, Dean J Daniels: Tissue paper having large scale, aesthetically discernible patterns. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, Gerry S Gressel, E Kelly Linman, July 12, 1994: US05328565 (240 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a single lamina tissue paper having visually discernible, large scale patterns made during the drying step of the papermaking process. Particularly, the tissue is made on a blow through drying belt having a pattern of alternating knuckles and deflection conduits. ...


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Paul D Trokhan, Dean V Phan: Paper structures having at least three regions including a transition region interconnecting relatively thinner regions disposed at different elevations, and apparatus and process for making the same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gerry S Gressel, Larry L Huston, E Kelly Linman, September 17, 1996: US05556509 (184 worldwide citation)

A paper structure having at least three regions is disclosed. The paper structure has a first region, a patterned second region, and a third transition region connecting the first and second regions. The first and second regions are disposed at different elevations, and can each have a thickness les ...


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Mary E Freeland: Flexible spacers for use in disposable absorbent articles. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gerry S Gressel, Larry L Huston, Fredrick H Braun, April 26, 1994: US05306266 (157 worldwide citation)

A spacer for use in a disposable absorbent article is disclosed. The spacer has an outer cover and a plurality of discrete elements enclosed by the outer cover. The discrete elements can move relative to one another within the outer cover. Relative movement of the discrete elements permits the space ...


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Kimberly A Dreier: Absorbent article having a pocket cuff. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gerry S Gressel, Larry L Huston, March 14, 1995: US05397318 (144 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper having a waist pocket cuff is disclosed. The pocket cuff has an open edge having an apex and extending between ends joined to the distal edges of inflected barrier cuffs. The distal edges of the barrier cuffs extend longitudinally rearward and laterally outward from the pocket cu ...


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Mark A Burdorff, John A Hibner, Daniel F Dlugos, Scott A Gleason, Brian W Schmidt: Calibration method for an automated surgical biopsy device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Gerry S Gressel, July 1, 2003: US06585664 (141 worldwide citation)

A method for calibrating a surgical biopsy system. The biopsy system includes a biopsy instrument and control unit. The biopsy instrument includes a piercer, rotatable cutter, and a port for receiving tissue samples. The method comprises the steps of translating the cutter display until the translat ...


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Dean Van Phan: Multi-region paper structures having a transition region interconnecting relatively thinner regions disposed at different elevations, and apparatus and process for making the same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gerry S Gressel, Larry L Huston, E Kelly Linman, August 27, 1996: US05549790 (124 worldwide citation)

A multi-region paper structure having a transition region interconnecting relatively thinner regions is disclosed. The paper structure comprises a first region, a patterned second region, a third region, and transition region. The transition region interconnects the patterned second region with a ba ...


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Dean Van Phan: Method for making paper web having both bulk and smoothness. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gerry S Gressel, Larry L Huston, Roddy M Bullock, September 29, 1998: US05814190 (123 worldwide citation)

A paper web and method of making the paper web are disclosed. In one embodiment the paper web includes a continuation relatively thinner region and a plurality of discrete relatively thicker regions. The relatively thicker regions are disposed in the plane of the relatively thinner region. The paper ...


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Robert S Ampulski, Albert H Sawdai, Paul D Trokhan: Wet pressed paper web and method of making the same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gerry S Gressel, Larry L Huston, E Kelly Linman, June 10, 1997: US05637194 (115 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a wet pressed paper web. The web has a first relatively high density region having a first thickness K, a second relatively low density region having a second thickness P, which is a local maxima, and a third region extending intermediate the first and second regions. ...