Romolo Igino Gazzani: Semi-rigid compressive clamp for use in sternotomy, and forceps for its application. Hedman & Costigan P C, November 29, 2005: US06969391 (184 worldwide citation)

A clamp designed for use in the heart-surgery field for osteosynthesis following on sternotomy has a roughly C-shaped configuration with a core (11) terminating at opposite ends with hooks (12) set opposite to one another. In the centre, the said core (11) extends vertically according to a plane whi ...

Roman Gouzman, Igor Karasin: Tactile interface system for electronic data display system. Virtouch, Hedman & Costigan P C, August 21, 2001: US06278441 (90 worldwide citation)

An electronic data display system (EDDS) which includes a system for containing a multiple data field environment (MDFE) including portions of displayable data; at least first and second displays for displaying data contained within the MDFE, capable of displaying data selected from different portio ...

Robert F Margolskee, Ding Ming: Inhibitors of the bitter taste response. Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, Hedman & Costigan P C, April 1, 2003: US06540978 (87 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods for identifying inhibitors of the bitter taste response, and by methods of using such inhibitors to either block the perception of bitterness and/or promote the perception of a sweet taste. The inhibitors of the invention may be used as flavor enhancers in fo ...

Chen Yueh Fan: Adjustable shower head. Hedman & Costigan P C, July 2, 2002: US06412711 (68 worldwide citation)

An adjustable shower head has a nozzle assembly and a controlling device fitted in a hollow body portion. A knob operably fitted in the base is partially extended out of the base and the body portion. A driving gear carried by the knob is mated with a driven gear integrally formed around the rotary ...


Jie Fu: Electric cells and gas sensors using alkali ion conductive glass ceramic. Kabushiki Kaisha Ohara, Hedman & Costigan P C, November 13, 2001: US06315881 (64 worldwide citation)

A solid electric cell includes a case, a negative electrode, a positive electrode and a solid electrolyte. The negative electrode, positive electrode and solid electrolyte are disposed in the case in such a manner that the negative electrode opposes the positive electrode through the solid electroly ...



Yasushi Inda, Kazuo Ohara: Glass-ceramic composite electrolyte and lithium secondary cell. Kabushiki Kaisha Ohara, Hedman & Costigan P C, November 5, 2002: US06475677 (58 worldwide citation)

There is provided a glass-ceramic composite electrolyte including a medium containing glass-ceramic powder impregnated with a non-aqueous electrolytic solution. There is also provided a lithium secondary cell having a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator in which the separator in ...

Antonio Di Pietro: Device for controlling the penetration depth of a needle, for application to an injection syringe. Hedman & Costigan P C, March 13, 2001: US06200291 (51 worldwide citation)

The disclosure relates to a device for controlling or adjusting the penetration depth of a needle, specifically designed for application to an injection syringe, comprising an element designed for contacting a person's skin, said contact element including a surface which encompasses, at least p ...