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Frank Richmond: IV bag with needleless connector ports. John L Rogitz, February 21, 1995: US05391150 (63 worldwide citation)

An IV bag has at least one opening and a valve associated with the opening. The valve is normally closed to prevent fluid communication through the opening. A needleless connector can be engaged with the valve to open the valve and thereby establish a passageway for fluid communication through the o ...


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Randal Chilton Burns, Robert Michael Rees: System for dynamically evaluating locks in a distributed data storage system. International Business Machines Corporation, John L Rogitz, July 12, 2005: US06917942 (62 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing access to assets in a distributed data storage system includes requesting, from a client computer, a lock from a server computer. The lock is evaluated using a bitwise comparison of the protected access modes and restricted access modes defined by the lock with the p ...


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Alan C Cone, Ralph A Loh, Stuart A Tenenbaum: Method and apparatus for applying pressure to a body limb for treating edema. World, John L Rogitz, November 3, 1998: US05830164 (61 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for treating edema by applying pressure to a patient's limb includes a sleeve that is surroundingly engageable with the limb, and the sleeve includes a plurality of flexible open-ended cells for holding respective individually inflatable replaceable bladders. Also, a fluid pump is in fl ...


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Frank M Richmond: IV sets with needleless spikeless fittings and valves. John L Rogitz, December 15, 1998: US05848994 (60 worldwide citation)

An IV set includes a drip chamber having a top end and a bottom end. A spikeless connector covers the top end, and an IV tube is connected to the bottom end of the drip chamber. The end of the IV tube opposite the drip chamber is engaged with a needleless/spikeless connector. Thereby, a needleless/s ...


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Ling Jun Wong, True Xiong: User profile based audio adjustment techniques. Sony Corporation, Sony Network Entertainment International, John L Rogitz, March 24, 2015: US08989406 (60 worldwide citation)

Embodiments are directed toward user profile based audio adjustment techniques. The techniques are used to render various audio and/or audio/video content having different audio output parameter values in accordance with a user profile that characterizes a user's desired value and/or range of one or ...


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Donald Cohen, John Aoki: Advancer for surgical instrument. Neuro Navigational Corporation, John L Rogitz, April 26, 1994: US05306272 (60 worldwide citation)

A device for axially advancing a surgical instrument into the brain of a patient includes an advancer that is engageable with the gooseneck of a surgical apparatus. The is axially telescoping, and the advancer can selectively grip the surgical instrument. Accordingly, the surgical instrument can be ...


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Mark Evan Whitebook, Blair D Walker, Scott M Evans, Lynn M Shimada: System and method employing indwelling RF catheter for systemic patient warming by application of dielectric heating. Alsius Corporation, John L Rogitz, March 4, 2003: US06529775 (60 worldwide citation)

An indwelling RF catheter achieves warming of patients by dielectric heating of blood or other bodily fluids. In one example, the catheter is deployed in a suitable blood vessel, such as the inferior vena cava. The catheter design includes an emitter structure electrically coupled to an RF generator ...


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Donald Cohen, Derek J Daw, George F Kick, George M Acosta: Apparatus and method for venous ligation. Endovascular, John L Rogitz, July 1, 1997: US05643257 (60 worldwide citation)

A minimally-invasive surgery apparatus for causing the lumen of a vein to collapse to prevent blood flow through the vein, e.g., a varicose vein or a side branch of the saphenous vein, includes an electrode which is electrically connected to a power source, and the electrode is percutaneously advanc ...


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Anthony C Aliberto, Scott M Evans, William J Worthen: Central venous catheter with heat exchange membrane. Alsius Corporation, John L Rogitz, Arlyn Alonzo, April 9, 2002: US06368304 (60 worldwide citation)

A central venous catheter includes coolant supply and return lumens which communicate coolant to and from first and second heat exchange membranes arranged along the distal segment of the catheter. The coolant in the heat exchange membranes removes heat from the patient. Additional lumens are provid ...


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Fred W McClain: Incremental computer file backup using a two-step comparison of first two characters in the block and a signature with pre-stored character and signature sets. Fairbanks Systems Group, John L Rogitz, August 11, 1998: US05794254 (59 worldwide citation)

A system backs up computer files to a remote site via modem. Files of a user computer that are found in a common library at the remote site initially are not copied to the remote site, whereas files not in the library are copied to the remote site. Then, periodically the user computer determines whi ...