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Ronald J Leonard, Kenneth M Johnson, Thomas L Drehobl: Mass transfer device having a heat-exchanger. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Kay H Pierce, Paul C Flattery, George H Gerstman, April 5, 1988: US04735775 (28 worldwide citation)

A heat exchanger (38) is provided which may be used in a mass transfer device (20), such asn an oxygenator or a dialyzer. The heat exchanger comprises a core (40) formed of a corrugated metal having a high thermal conductivity. Each of the corrugations of the core comprises substantially parallel si ...


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Martin J King: Monitor and control system for water purification apparatus. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Kay H Pierce, May 6, 1986: US04587518 (28 worldwide citation)

A monitor and control system for water purification apparatus includes first and second conductivity cells located in the input water path and the purified product water path of the apparatus, respectively. The conductivity cells produce output signals exhibiting amplitudes representative of the imp ...


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Richard C Dowdy: Surgical drape for ophthalmic procedures. Baxter International, Kay H Pierce, Paul C Flattery, August 27, 1991: US05042507 (27 worldwide citation)

A surgical drape including a fluid collection trough integrally formed therein. In an embodiment, the fluid collection trough is positioned to fit between a patient's head and a wrist rest positioned about the head. The drape preferably includes a head covering portion incorporating the collection t ...


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Joseph F Thompson: Surgical drape with loops. Baxter International, Kay H Pierce, Paul C Flattery, April 30, 1991: US05010899 (27 worldwide citation)

A surgical drape for covering a patient during a procedure is described. The drape includes a plurality of loops that are attached to the upper surface of the drape for maintaining medical devices during the procedure. In the preferred embodiment, the loops are formed of a polymeric material and are ...


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Jean Kersten, Etienne Lombard, Daniel Heindrichs: Glove. Baxter International, Kay H Pierce, Paul C Flattery, June 4, 1991: US05020162 (26 worldwide citation)

A glove comprising a front sheet (9) and a back sheet (10). At least one of the sheets consists of an outer layer (12) and an inner layer (13) made of polymeric films. The layers are bound to each other. The faces (18) facing each other of at least two adjacent layers (12, 13) are independent from e ...


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Roland W Christen: High speed transistor switching circuit. Gould, Kay H Pierce, Edward E Sachs, October 18, 1983: US04410810 (26 worldwide citation)

A transistor switching circuit for switching a power transistor (28) from an on state to an off state at high speeds with minimal dissipation of power and without encountering secondary breakdown in the power transistor. The transistor switching circuit includes a transformer (36) having a secondary ...


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Richard C Dowdy, Susan Birch: Opthalmic drape with fluid collection pouch. Baxter International, Kay H Pierce, Paul C Flattery, August 13, 1991: US05038798 (25 worldwide citation)

A surgical ophthalmic drape which is a complete draping system and provides a sterile field and fluid control. The ophthalmic drape includes a main sheet and a fluid pouch. The fluid pouch has a fenestration which is smaller than the main sheet fenestration. The adhesive layer on the bottom of the f ...


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Thomas L Michaels, Michael J Finley, Robert A Virag: Nebulizer. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, John A Caruso, Kay H Pierce, June 17, 1986: US04595002 (23 worldwide citation)

A nebulizer is provided which includes a liquid container and a cap attachable thereto. The cap includes a outlet port for delivery of a nebulized liquid/gas mixture to a patient, a gas inlet, a venturi in communication with the gas inlet, a conduit through which liquid may be circulated in the cap ...


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Alan A Figler, Daniel J Grimm, Leonard F Goloski, James P Martucci: Safety system for heating conduit. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, George H Gerstman, Kay H Pierce, March 3, 1987: US04647219 (20 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for detecting if a temperature sensor (18) is correctly located in a heating conduit at a point that is remote from the heater (28). Power is applied to the heater (28) in a predetermined manner. The change in the temperature sensed by the temperature sensor (18) is observed. I ...


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David W Stowe: Evanescent-wave star coupler on a substrate. Gould, John R Garrett, Kay H Pierce, Edward E Sachs, August 6, 1985: US04533208 (20 worldwide citation)

A star coupler is described in which a plurality of optical fibers are embedded in a first rigid substrate. The fibers may be etched or polished to a core area to expose a first evanescent coupling zone. A second substrate has one or more optical fibers embedded in the second substrate. The optical ...