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Franklin Lim: Encapsulation of biological material. Damon Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, October 5, 1982: US04352883 (489 worldwide citation)

A core material such as living tissue, individual cells, hormones, enzymes or antibodies is encapsulated in a semipermeable membrane that is permeable to small molecules for contact with the core material but is impermeable to potentially deleterious large molecules. Encapsulation may be carried out ...


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Robert C Stevens: Hemostasis cannula. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, January 4, 1977: US04000739 (377 worldwide citation)

Hemostasis cannula comprising a body having a passage therethrough adapted to receive a catheter and a pair of juxtaposed gaskets mounted in the passage. The first gasket forms a seal around a catheter enclosed within the cannula; the second gasket is compressed against the first to seal the passage ...


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Robert B Davis, John Skelton, Richard E Clark, Wilbur M Swanson: Heart valve prosthesis. Albany International, Washington University, Kenway & Jenney, November 3, 1981: US04297749 (365 worldwide citation)

A frame system for heart valve prosthesis. A first frame has at least three generally parallel legs each comprising a pair of rod portions connected at one end and diverging at the other end as lobes respectively connecting with rod portions of others of said legs. The lobes form an aperture therebe ...


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Donald Leal Harris: Self-suturing cardiac pacer lead. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, August 1, 1978: US04103690 (274 worldwide citation)

The cardiac pacer lead disclosed herein may be secured or effectively sutured to cardiac tissue by ejecting a length of malleable wire through a tubular die having, at its distal end, a curved central bore which imparts a curvature of essentially predetermined radius to the wire. Passing through the ...


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Coplan Myron J: Combined surgical suture and needle. Albany International Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, November 11, 1975: US3918455 (251 worldwide citation)

A combination suture-needle assembly wherein the suture diameter and the maximum needle diameter are preferably the same or the suture diameter may be less than the needle diameter. The needle is secured to the suture by means of a needle shank portion of smaller diameter than the maximum needle dia ...


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Gregory L Zick, Stanley H Saulson: Solid state reference electrode. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, May 29, 1984: US04450842 (250 worldwide citation)

In the reference electrode construction disclosed herein, silver and silver chloride particles are incorporated in a mixture including a fusible glass frit. After being printed on a suitable substrate, the mixture is fired to bond the silver/silver chloride composite into a conductive film on the su ...


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Chester D Slocum, John R Batty Jr: Implant telemetry system. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, November 30, 1982: US04361153 (211 worldwide citation)

An externally generated myriametric frequency magnetic carrier signal is resonantly reflected by a tuned coil in an implant. The lagging phase angle of the reflected signal is modulated at very low power by varying the impedance across the tuned coil in accordance with a data input signal. An extern ...


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Stanley R Hess: Stabilized directional neural electrode lead. Cordis Corporation, Kenway & Jenney, August 25, 1981: US04285347 (187 worldwide citation)

An epidural electrode lead having a resilient distal end forming a curved loop, lateral expandable loop elements, one of which is radiopaque, and an electrode contact on the lead surface opposite the loop. A withdrawable stylet maintains the distal end substantially straight during insertion of the ...


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Wolfhard Caspar, Theodor Lutze: Osteosynthesis plate. Aesculap Werke Aktiengesellschaft, Kenway & Jenney, March 12, 1985: US04503848 (182 worldwide citation)

To make possible the effective immobilization of pieces of bone with an osteosynthesis plate, the proposal is made that the longitudinal edges of the osteosynthesis plate diverge in the manner of a trapezoid, that the osteosynthesis plate be provided with two adjacent rows of slots for its screws, a ...


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Ashok K Agrawala, Ashok V Kulkarni, Edwin H Paul Jr: System for extracting shape features from an image. Coulter Electronics, Kenway & Jenney, January 8, 1980: US04183013 (180 worldwide citation)

A system for sequentially processing an image in order to identify objects in the image, and extract a variety of shape features of the identified objects. The system includes an image preprocessor, a controller, an object boundary resolver and identifier and a feature extractor. The image preproces ...



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