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Donald W Bryan: Lumbar spine fixation apparatus and method. J Winslow Young, April 26, 1994: US05306275 (613 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation apparatus and method wherein various elements are mounted to the vertebra and the sacrum of a spine and are selectively interconnected to achieve a predetermined fixation and/or correction of a particular spinal condition. The apparatus includes pedicle screws, bone screws, sacral ...


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Arthur H Horne, Ralph J Henderson, David C Anderson: Inventory, cash, security, and maintenance control apparatus and method for a plurality of remote vending machines. Universal Automated Systems, J Winslow Young, February 25, 1992: US05091713 (415 worldwide citation)

A monitoring system for monitoring a vending machine at a remote location, the monitoring system including an inventory sensing system for providing a continuous update of the inventory in the vending machine, an alarm system to signal when the vending machine is being damaged or the systems in the ...


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Magdy F Iskander: Apparatus and method for time-domain tracking of high-speed chemical reactions. University of Utah Research Foundation, H Ross Workman, J Winslow Young, Allen R Jensen, August 2, 1983: US04396062 (294 worldwide citation)

A novel apparatus and method for time-domain tracking of high-speed chemical reactions. The apparatus of this invention includes a feedback system for controlling the RF frequency of an RF radiator system to thereby provide the optimum RF frequency for heating the reaction. The apparatus and method ...


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Owen D Brimhall: Kinesthetic feedback apparatus and method. Technical Research Associates, J Winslow Young, March 7, 1995: US05396266 (256 worldwide citation)

A kinesthetic feedback apparatus and method whereby braking forces are imposed on a hand-movable lever. The lever is either a joystick or a uniplanar lever, and the braking forces are imposed by a friction plate being pressed against a portion of the lever by a length of magnetostrictive material. A ...


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Denton A Cooley: Valve prosthesis. H Ross Workman, J Winslow Young, August 14, 1979: US04164046 (242 worldwide citation)

An improved valve prosthesis for mitral and tricuspid heart valves, the valve prosthesis being configurated as an open ring and covered with a double velour fabric having a laterally projecting fabric appendage for simultaneously facilitating suturing the prosthesis in place and improving tissue inf ...


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Harold R Jacobs, Kent S Udell: Process for recovering products from oil shale. University of Utah, H Ross Workman, J Winslow Young, Allen R Jensen, April 13, 1982: US04324292 (238 worldwide citation)

A process for recovering hydrocarbon products from a body of fragmented or rubblized oil shale. The process includes initiating a combustion zone adjacent the lower end of a body of oil shale and using the thermal energy therefrom for volatilizing the shale oil from the oil shale above the combustio ...


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Donald W Bryan: Spinal fixation apparatus and method. J Winslow Young, October 14, 1997: US05676665 (190 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation apparatus and method for applying corrective forces to the spine through the use of one or more longitudinal rods placed adjacent the spine. A plurality of sublaminar hooks are configured to be independently mountable to the longitudinal rod and enable the surgeon to selectively en ...


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Dennis R Hauze: Sterilization, storage, and presentation container for surgical instruments. BioMedical Laser, J Winslow Young, January 17, 1989: US04798292 (181 worldwide citation)

A sterilization, storage, and presentation container, the container including a tray and a cover which can be inverted to form a second tray. Instrument support means are provided through insert boards, dividers, clip retainers and open-cell, synthetic foam devices. The insert boards include holes f ...


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David P Luman: Modular hip stem prosthesis apparatus and method. Venus Corporation, J Winslow Young, March 26, 1991: US05002578 (177 worldwide citation)

A modular hip stem prosthesis including a hip stem with an integral, enlarged shoulder and a neck section mountable to the hip stem. The integral, enlarged shoulder is designed to closely conform to the metaphyseal region to securely mount the hip stem in the end of the femur. The enlarged, shoulder ...


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Donald W Bryan: Spinal fixation apparatus and method. J Winslow Young, September 7, 1999: US05947965 (165 worldwide citation)

A spine fixation apparatus and method including at least one longitudinal rod mounted parallel to the axis of the spine and having a plurality of stem clamps adjustably mounted to the longitudinal rod. Each stem clamp has a stem extending outwardly therefrom with the diameter of the stem being ident ...