Frank Kotula, Kurt Amplatz, Curtis Amplatz: Percutaneous catheter directed intravascular occlusion devices. AGA Medical Corporation, Haugen & Nikolai P A, March 10, 1998: US05725552 (692 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of forming a medical device and medical devices which can be formed in accordance with the method. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of a) providing a metal fabric formed of a plurality of strands formed of a metal which can be heat treated to s ...

David J Parins, Richard Keith Poppe: Endoscopic bipolar biopsy forceps. Everest Medical Corporation, Haugen & Nikolai P A, April 28, 1998: US05743906 (289 worldwide citation)

A bipolar biopsy device comprising two biopsy tissue collecting receptacles wherein at least one biopsy tissue collecting receptacle is pivotable in relation to the other and wherein each biopsy tissue collecting receptacle supports an electrode portion thereon to which current can flow and a cuttin ...

Diane L Englund, Gerald R Cucci: Pressure sensor module having non-contaminating body and isolation member. NT International, Haugen & Nikolai P A, December 2, 1997: US05693887 (26 worldwide citation)

A non-contaminating pressure sensor module having an isolation member is disclosed. The isolation member isolates a pressure sensor within the transducer module from exposure to fluids flowing through a conduit in the module. The transducer module may be positioned in-line within a fluid flow circui ...

Eric A Johnson: Debris catcher for manholes and catch basins. Haugen & Nikolai P A, March 31, 1998: US05733444 (19 worldwide citation)

An annular ring and cap that are positionable within a manhole or catch basin structure above the base of the manhole or catch basin to reduce the amount of debris entering into the manhole or catch basin. The annular ring may be positioned within the manhole or catch basin such that a flange of the ...

Christina Margaret Turngren: Sterile adhesive bandage and associated methods. Haugen & Nikolai P A, August 11, 1998: US05792092 (15 worldwide citation)

A bandage encapsulated in a protective sterile covering is disclosed, whereby the bandage may be removed from its sterile covering and applied with one hand without contaminating any portion of the bandage. The apparatus and method to manufacture the unique bandage is also disclosed.

Ronald E Christenson: Tag axle latching mechanism. McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Haugen & Nikolai P A, February 3, 1998: US05713424 (12 worldwide citation)

A tag axle latching mechanism for a tailgate-mounted tag axle system includes opposed matching engaging components attached to a tag axle system and to a truck frame for directing supporting forces associated with the tag axle system, as deployed, through the truck frame. The tag axle system is susp ...

Robert Jacoby, Barry Gregerson: 300mm shipping container. Empak, Haugen & Nikolai P A, September 8, 1998: US05803269 (8 worldwide citation)

A container (10) for shipping items, such as silicon wafers, rigid memory disks, photo masks, liquid crystal displays and flat panel displays, is disclosed. The container has a bottom (20) and a removable top (30). Mounted to the inside of the container are three cushions (50, 51, 52). When the cove ...

Albert Maarse: Break algorithm for PR+PVARP block. Cardiac Pacemakers, Haugen & Nikolai P A, April 21, 1998: US05741309 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of pacing a congestive heart failure (CHF) patient's heart using a pacemaker typically capable of bradycardia dual chamber pacing. The method includes an algorithm for resetting the timing interval of the microprocessor based controller of the pacemaker for stimulating the ventricles after ...

Harry R Carlsen: Rotary blade for cutting grass and the like. Haugen & Nikolai P A, June 23, 1998: US05768867 (7 worldwide citation)

A rotary blade including a disc and a ring secured to the disc, wherein the ring has cutting filaments that extend radially outward past the outer edge of the disc. As the disc is rotated the filaments are adapted for cutting grass and the like. Projections extending from the disc create an air turb ...

Theodore C Kelly: Extracorporeal whole body hyperthermia using alpha-stat regulation of blood pH and pCO.sub.2. Organetics, Haugen & Nikolai P A, October 7, 1997: US05674190 (7 worldwide citation)

A device and method for extracorporeal whole body hyperthermia treatment of a patient's blood using alpha-stat regulation of blood pH and pCO.sub.2 is described. The respiratory rate of a patient is either increased or decreased in accordance with the changes in pH, pCO.sub.2, and base excess. The r ...