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Gary Magram: Cathether guidewire. The Nemours Foundation, J Michael Martinez McGuire Woods Battle & Boothe de Andino, Jeffrey C Lew, May 11, 1999: US05902254 (193 worldwide citation)

A guidewire useful for feeding a medical catheter through a body duct network to a distant target site within the body has a flexible distal portion. The distal portion facilitates threading the guidewire in a tortuous path through acute bends at branch junctions in the duct network. The guidewire e ...


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Jacques Rivailler: Coding method, coding equipment and resulting coded product. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Jeffrey C Lew, August 14, 2001: US06273340 (100 worldwide citation)

A process for data coding on any type of support (object, document, plant, animal, any material or materialized surface) calling for affixing on a surface a marking constituted by a plurality of elementary signs belonging to at least two different types, the marking being broken down into a pluralit ...


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Gary Magram: Body membrane prosthesis. The Nemours Foundation, Jeffrey C Lew, June 3, 1997: US05634944 (77 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis and method are disclosed for patching openings in body membranes such as the dura mater. The novel prosthesis includes patch comprising a patch flange and a suture flange extending circumferentially around the patch. The patch is implanted inside the membrane such that the patch complet ...


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Stuart Marshall Nemser, George Alfred Cragg: Dioxole coated membrane module for ultrafiltration or microfiltration of aqueous suspensions. CMS Technology Holdings, Jeffrey C Lew, April 24, 2001: US06221247 (73 worldwide citation)

A filter useful for the ultrafiltration and microfiltration of aqueous suspensions includes a microporous membrane structure that has pores of size effective to reject particles in the range of about 0.01-10 &mgr;m. At least a portion of the membrane structure in contact with the suspension has a su ...


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Gary Magram: Drain cannula. Nemours Foundation, J Michael McGuire Woods Battle & Boothe Martinez de Andino, Jeffrey C Lew, June 22, 1999: US05913852 (64 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for draining cerebrospinal fluid from the ventricle of a brain includes an inner rigid tube and an outer flexible, elastic tube. The proximal end of the flexible tube has perforations to admit fluid into the elastic tube lumen in which the fluid is conducted to the distal end where the ...


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Stuart Marshall Nemser, Jay Olpin: Method of gasifying or degasifying a liquid containing cells. Compact Membrane Systems, Jeffrey C Lew, May 11, 1999: US05902747 (59 worldwide citation)

A method of adding or removing a gas to or from a solution of the gas in a liquid involves transferring the gas between the liquid and another fluid through a membrane unit. The membrane unit includes a membrane which is (i) substantially impermeable to the solvent and having a permeability to oxyge ...


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Stuart Marshall Nemser, Jay Olpin: Method of gasifying or degasifying a liquid. Compact Membrane Systems, Jeffrey C Lew, March 2, 1999: US05876604 (52 worldwide citation)

A method of adding or removing a gas to or from a solution of the gas in a liquid involves transferring the gas between the liquid and another fluid through a membrane unit. The membrane unit includes a membrane which is (i) substantially impermeable to the solvent and having a permeability to oxyge ...


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Glenn E Lipton: Posterior spinal fixation system. Jeffrey C Lew, August 31, 1999: US05944720 (45 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to segmental spinal instrumentation, specifically metal spinal hooks and rods used for the correction of spinal deformities such as idiopathic scoliosis. It includes an apparatus for use in retaining a longitudinally extending member in position relative to a spinal column. Th ...


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Stuart Marshall Nemser: Non-porous gas permeable membrane. Compact Membrane Systems, Jeffrey C Lew, June 22, 1999: US05914154 (44 worldwide citation)

A process for placing an ultra thin layer of a non-porous gas permeable polymer continuously over an entire filter surface area allows the fabrication of compact, high flux, fouling resistant gas filters. The process involves contacting a dilute coating solution of gas permeable polymer in a solvent ...


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Kevin Patrick Callaghan, Stuart Marshall Nemser: Method of producing nitrogen enriched air. CMS Technology Holdings, Jeffrey C Lew, November 12, 2002: US06478852 (44 worldwide citation)

A membrane separation process and apparatus for carrying out the process involves contacting a gas feed mixture with one side of a selectively gas permeable membrane and allowing the components to pass through the membrane to form a permeate composition in contact with the opposite side of the membr ...