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John P Kapp, Robert R Smith: Prosthetic vertebral body. Larson and Taylor, November 26, 1985: US04554914 (551 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic vertebral body for use in a cavity left by the removal of a defective vertebral body located between two adjoining healthy vertebral bodies is disclosed. A method of replacing the defective vertebral body with the disclosed prosthetic vertebral body is also disclosed. The prosthetic ver ...


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Charles B McNeil, Thomas J McEvoy: Wearable, variable rate suction/collection device. Larson and Taylor, December 1, 1987: US04710165 (529 worldwide citation)

A compact, lightweight, variable rate suction and collection device is provided for the withdrawal and collection of fluid from a patient. The device includes a collection receptacle which is connected to the patient and to a pump through suction inlet, so that suction is created within the collecti ...


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Robert S Wallerstein: Programmable credit card. Larson and Taylor, December 17, 1996: US05585787 (499 worldwide citation)

A programmable credit card enables accessing of a selected one of a plurality of different credit accounts with the same or different credit card companies through communication with a clearing house for the credit accounts while providing important anti-fraud features. The credit card provides mean ...


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Dominique Blum, Pierre Grandmottet, Pierre Bechtel: Portable apparatus for acquiring and processing data relative to the dietetics and/or the health of a person. Dominique Blum, Larson and Taylor, August 11, 1987: US04686624 (315 worldwide citation)

The portable apparatus for acquiring and processing information relative to the dietetics and/or health of a person comprises, in combination, a series (2) of alpha-numeric keys for inputting information relative to the dietetics and/or the health of the user; at least one ROM in which are stored da ...


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Fred Zacouto: Device for protection against blood-related disorders, notably thromboses, embolisms, vascular spasms, hemorrhages, hemopathies and the presence of abnormal elements in the blood. Larson and Taylor, April 26, 1994: US05305745 (297 worldwide citation)

Device for protection against blood-related disorders, notably thromboses, embolisms, vascular spasms, hemorrhages, hemopathies and the presence of abnormal elements in the blood. The device, which is completely implantable, has means (1, 14, 15) for the automatic measurement of biological parameter ...


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Lubomyr I Kuzmak: Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding device and method for implantation and removal thereof. Larson and Taylor, September 12, 1995: US05449368 (289 worldwide citation)

An adjustable gastric banding device for regulating the size of a stoma opening in the stomach of a patient includes an elongate band portion that encircles the stomach so as to limit the food intake by the digestive portion of the stomach. The device can be readily implanted and removed using lapar ...


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Darrell E Ernst, Donald R McMillan, Thomas L Folk, Steven R Rogers: Location based selective distribution of generally broadcast information. The Mitre Corporation, Larson and Taylor, June 3, 1997: US05636245 (222 worldwide citation)

A system for determining whether information broadcast by a general transmitter is relevant to a particular user based on the location, velocity and/or time of an object of interest includes a remote terminal, a general broadcasting unit, a transmitter at the general broadcasting unit for broadcasti ...


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Richard K Thompson, Ernesto Sevilla: Leakage capacitance compensating current sensor for current supplied to medical device loads. Conmed Corporation, Larson and Taylor, July 25, 1995: US05436566 (198 worldwide citation)

A current sensing device enables sensing the current being delivered from a source to a load at a medical implement connected to the distal end of a primary conductor connected between the source and the load in situations wherein distributed capacitance between the primary conductor and a return pa ...


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Timothy R Pryor: Robot tractors. Diffracto, Larson and Taylor, November 13, 1984: US04482960 (177 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an electro-optical and microcomputer based method and apparatus for automatically guiding tractors and other farm machinery for the purpose of automatic crop planting, tending and harvesting. Also disclosed are means for automatic picking, excavating and other off-road uses in relativel ...


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Brian C Chard, Christopher R Bale, Beresford R Gill, David Herron, Stephen J Garrett: Smoking device. Larson and Taylor, July 18, 1989: US04848374 (177 worldwide citation)

A smoking device for releasing an aerosol into the mouth of a smoker comprises in combination, a chamber into which a mixture of air and a liquid aerosol precursor is introduced, a heat source surrounding the chamber, a first duct providing communication between the chamber and a smoker's mouth, whe ...



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