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David M Reilly, Joseph B Havrilla, Eugene A Gelblum, Daniel Kazousky: Front-loading medical injector and syringe for use therewith. Medrad, Keck Mahin & Cate, January 24, 1995: US05383858 (351 worldwide citation)

A front-loading syringe which comprises a movable plunger for injecting liquid contrast media, is rotatably mountable on a front wall of an injector housing with an interference fit and in sealed relationship with respect thereto, with or without a pressure jacket, by a first-quick release mechanism ...


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Bruce H KenKnight, Jeffrey A Hall: Defibrillation patch electrode having conductor-free resilient zone for minimally invasive deployment. Cardiac Pacemakers, Keck Mahin & Cate, February 21, 1995: US05391200 (315 worldwide citation)

A cardioversion/defibrillation electrode comprising an insulative element which supports one or more planar conductive elements. The conductive elements are spaced apart from each other by a "conductor-free" region, which serves as a spring loaded hinge about which the electrode may preferentially b ...


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Alexander Yacynych: Method for making electrochemical sensors and biosensors having a polymer modified surface. Keck Mahin & Cate, July 30, 1996: US05540828 (309 worldwide citation)

A method for making a sensing element for use in a sensor or biosensor that amperometrically measures the concentration of an analyte in a liquid, includes the following sequential steps: a) obtaining an electrode; b) immersing the electrode in a solution of monomer that is capable of being electrop ...


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Tohru Yoshioka, Ayumu Doi, Satoshi Morioka, Satoru Matsuoka: Obstacle detection device for vehicle. Mazda Motor Corporation, Keck Mahin & Cate, October 24, 1995: US05461357 (263 worldwide citation)

An obstacle detection device for a vehicle includes an area determining section for determining a detection area extended forward of a running vehicle and provided for detecting an obstacle, a split section for splitting the area into a plurality of small split zones, a detecting section for detecti ...


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Roger W Dahl, James D Kadera, Robert W Wickham, J Michael Hoch, John Heil: Insertion and tunneling tool for a subcutaneous wire patch electrode. Cardiac Pacemakers, Keck Mahin & Cate, April 5, 1994: US05300106 (239 worldwide citation)

A tool for subcutaneously implanting a subcutaneous electrode comprising several wire patch electrode segments by way of a single surgical incision. The tunneling tool comprises a stylet and a peel-away sheath. The tunneling tool is inserted into an incision, in a direction which corresponds to the ...


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Merrill Solomon, John Kimball, Dana L Goldstein: Anonymous interactive telephone system. The Telephone Connection, Keck Mahin & Cate, November 1, 1994: US05361295 (235 worldwide citation)

An anonymous interactive telephone system for connecting a caller to a subscriber without divulging the identity or telephone number of either unless voluntarily revealed. The subscriber publishes an advertisement together with a telephone number of a system controller station. A subscriber referenc ...


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Marlin S Heilman, Steve A Kolenik, Christopher D Capone, Carl M Parisi, Edward K Prem, Vernon L Speicher: Biocompatible ventricular assist and arrhythmia control device including cardiac compression band-stay-pad assembly. Vascor, Keck Mahin & Cate, January 24, 1995: US05383840 (226 worldwide citation)

A ventricular assist device for a heart includes a compression band-stay-pad assembly for encircling substantially the entire heart perimeter and comprising an elongated band member or chain disposed in a sealed protective structure filled with a lubricating medium. The band member may be fixed at o ...


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Alan F Cattell: Method of measuring the concentration of a substance in a sample solution. Thorn EMI, Keck Mahin & Cate, April 27, 1993: US05206145 (193 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for measuring the concentration of a substance in a sample solution. The apparatus comprises first electrode means, second electrode means and an enzyme channel between the first and second electrode means. The enzyme channel contains an enzyme for catalyzing a reaction of t ...


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David K Swanson, Roger W Dahl, Douglas J Lang: Defibrillation electrode system having smooth current distribution with floating electrode. Cardiac Pacemakers, Keck Mahin & Cate, May 24, 1994: US05314459 (185 worldwide citation)

A defibrillation electrode for implantation in the region of the heart and for connection to a defibrillation system. The electrode comprises multiple independent conductive segments spaced apart for defining a discharge surface of the electrode. In one embodiment, the electrode comprises a pluralit ...


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Jean Cheui Hsung: Arrhythmia detector using delta modulated turning point morphology of the ECG wave. Cardiac Pacemakers, Keck Mahin & Cate, April 12, 1994: US05301677 (172 worldwide citation)

An arrhythmia detector includes a delta modulator which digitizes the ECG signal and produces a serial digital signal that represents the input ECG signal. A microprocessor classifies the signal as having no slope, positive slope, or negative slope. A finite state machine model in the microprocessor ...