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Thomas J Miller: Post-operative combination dressing and internal drain tube with external shield and tube connector. Laurence R Brown, March 28, 1978: US04080970 (560 worldwide citation)

The invention is a novel drainage tube system, to be used following surgery, where drainage is necessary. It comprises a protective shield of spherical segmental configuration, having a recessed flat surface on one side and a spherical surface on the other side. In a modification, the flat surface i ...


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Michael Redtenbacher, Karl H Munchow: Instrument and a procedure for performing an anastomosis. Finanzaktiengesellschaft Globe Control, Laurence R Brown, Alfred J Mangels, April 4, 1989: US04817847 (515 worldwide citation)

In order to perform an anastomosis, a pilot head of a surgical staple suturing instrument is connected through a push-type or a threaded connector and through a paraboloid-like cap so as to simplify introduction into the organ that is to be anastomised. The combination body is pushed through the org ...


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Boris Reydel, Iosif Galperin: Method of using a catheter-sleeve assembly for an endoscope. Laurence R Brown, November 9, 1993: US05259366 (458 worldwide citation)

A catheter sleeve assembly with a zipper-like locking structure is positioned on the outer cylindrical surface of an endoscope at a position outside the body while the endoscope is in viewing position inside the body. The zipper-like locking structure is split and the catheter-sleeve assembly is pos ...


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Fernando Morales: Shared-price custom video rentals via interactive TV. TV Answer, Laurence R Brown, March 1, 1994: US05291554 (295 worldwide citation)

Movies and like video programs are distributed electronically from a program storage and processing center in encrypted format over a satellite channel upon custom order for private viewing of one paying subscriber or a small group of subscribers. Thus, charges may be shared to lower the processing, ...


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Fernando Morales: Software controlled multi-mode interactive TV systems. Laurence R Brown, September 2, 1997: US05663757 (292 worldwide citation)

A wide range interactive two way communication video system operable nation-wide over satellite links has comprehensive local data processing stations for network subscribers that give a wide range of choices for customizing system features. In particular the system is soft-ware controlled by a prog ...


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Eric J Gargini, Henry L Baker: Two-way subscriber TV system with multiple subscribers sets. Communications Patents, Laurence R Brown, August 27, 1985: US04538174 (229 worldwide citation)

A communications system comprising at least one exchange, television signal sources located at the exchange, subscriber's units each connected to the exchange by a respective direct communications link and provided with a television signal receiver, and selectors located at the exchange for selectiv ...


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Eckhard Alt: Cardiac and pulmonary physiological analysis via intracardiac measurements with a single sensor. Laurence R Brown, April 2, 1991: US05003976 (195 worldwide citation)

Physiological activity of a patient is detected and analyzed by means of a single sensor situated in the vascular system of the patient. Pulmonary activity is derived from analysis of changes in cardiac activity, such as sensed from blood flow, pressure or volume changes, measured in a preferred emb ...


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Fernando Morales Garza, Oscar Morales Garza, Jorge E Ortiz Salinas: Wireless transmission from the television set to the television station. Laurence R Brown, May 27, 1986: US04591906 (185 worldwide citation)

Query signals are transmitted by wireless means from the television station to the television set. Response units at receiver locations have a radio frequency transmitter send a response to the station inquiry sent on horizontal lines of the T.V. signal at controlled times identifying each station. ...


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Fernando Morales Garza: Wide area real-time T-V audience polling system with local area stations linked by satellite. TV Answer, Laurence R Brown, March 31, 1992: US05101267 (152 worldwide citation)

A network of local area audience response systems is coupled together at a central audience response processing station by means of a satellite communication system for real time audience response analysis, nationally or internationally. Each local area station and each response unit may be identifi ...


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Eckhard Alt: Therapeutic medical instrument for insertion into body. Laurence R Brown, April 7, 1992: US05102403 (152 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a cylindrical plastic catheter of the type having a distal end portion movable over a guide wire to a treatment site such as a stenosis in the cardiovascular system, wherein the catheter shape gradually changes from a tubular configuration with a cylindrical skin defining an ...



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