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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 (635 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 (550 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 (496 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: Software controlled multi-mode interactive TV systems. Laurence R Brown, September 2, 1997: US05663757 (312 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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Fernando Morales: Shared-price custom video rentals via interactive TV. TV Answer, Laurence R Brown, March 1, 1994: US05291554 (297 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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Eric J Gargini, Henry L Baker: Two-way subscriber TV system with multiple subscribers sets. Communications Patents, Laurence R Brown, August 27, 1985: US04538174 (230 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 (197 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 (186 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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Wolfgang Orthuber, Helge Fischer Brandies: Dental apparatus for bending and twisting wire pieces. Laurence R Brown, April 14, 1987: US04656860 (179 worldwide citation)

In dental treatment for fitting a wire piece onto the teeth and/or jaw, a patient is subjected to repeated bending and in some cases twisting of the wire and some arrangement for completing the treatment, with whose help the bending and twisting process takes place automatically by machinery. Accord ...


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John F Aspinwall, Ronald A Barrs, Carl S den Brinker, John R Emmett: Battery charger. Redifon Telecommunications, Thames Television, Laurence R Brown, May 24, 1983: US04385269 (154 worldwide citation)

A battery charger is provided which supplies pulses of charging current to a battery and discharges the battery between each charging pulse. The change in the battery terminal voltage over a predetermined period during each charging pulse is measured, and the pulse charging is terminated when a para ...