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Paul B Terry: Implant for preventing conjunctivitis in cattle. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, November 9, 1999: US05980928 (402 worldwide citation)

A method to reduce the likelihood of conjunctivitis in farm animals, especially cattle, includes the step of injecting an implant containing an antibiotic effective against the microbes associated with conjunctivitis subcutaneously into the animal in close proximity to the eye. Preferably the implan ...


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Roger Jackson: Transverse connectors for spinal rods. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, November 9, 1999: US05980523 (248 worldwide citation)

An improved system of transverse connectors for fixing the relative alignment of spinal rods in an osteosynthesis apparatus which can accommodate variations in the divergence and skew of the spinal rods and arch along a connector. In one embodiment of the invention a rotating hooked connector includ ...


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Roger P Jackson: Set screw for medical implants. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, May 9, 2000: US06059786 (137 worldwide citation)

A low profile and removable set screw for use in connecting one medical implant to another and for similar uses. The set screw has a base and a head that is breakable from the base in a breakaway region at a preselected torque, such that the head allows rotation of the screw and torquing of a tip of ...


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Roger P Jackson: Set screw for use with osteosynthesis apparatus. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, December 21, 1999: US06004349 (134 worldwide citation)

An improved set screw, for use in an osteosynthesis apparatus to secure and fix the spinal rod in the bore of the head of a bone screw, hook, connector or the like from translational or rotational motion, which comprises a head of hexagonal external cross-section and a lower portion having a threade ...


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Kevin A Rudolph, Kelly H Rudolph: Mask with gel seal. Hans Rudolph, John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, July 4, 2000: US06082360 (119 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a respiratory mask and a seal. The mask is adapted to encircle the mouth of a user and convey gasses to and from the mouth of a user through a port therein. The seal is a hydrogel seal that is relatively sticky and resilient so as to provide a tight seal between the mask and th ...


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Roger P Jackson: Tools for use in installing osteosynthesis apparatus utilizing set screw with break-off head. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, August 24, 1999: US05941885 (114 worldwide citation)

Tools for use in installing osteosynthesis apparatus utilizing a set screw having a break off head, a lower threaded portion and a cylindrical bore extending at least partially through the set screw head. Several of the tools comprise socket type tools having a handle, a stem and a head with a socke ...


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Ralph Pimentel, Gerald Jones: High-pressure flexible self-supportive piping assembly. Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, December 7, 1999: US05997047 (94 worldwide citation)

A high-pressure, flexible, self-supportive piping assembly includes a jointed conduit formed by a plurality of ball and socket joint elements, a flexible internal conduit extending through the jointed conduit, an external sheath, and fittings at opposite ends which communicate with the internal cond ...


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C Phillip Pattison: Double tapered esophageal dilator. Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, January 4, 2000: US06010520 (89 worldwide citation)

A double tapered esophageal dilator bougie is designed to be disposable after a single use, is radiopaque, and is tapered at both ends to different respective dilator circumferences. Each end of the dilator bougie tapers to two different French sizes available on each end, with one end of the dilato ...


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Roger P Jackson: Set screw for use with osteosynthesis apparatus. John C McMahon, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, May 2, 2000: US06056753 (81 worldwide citation)

An improved set screw with a break off head for use in an osteosynthesis apparatus. The set screw comprising a head or stem preferably having a hexagonal external cross-section, a lower portion having a thread extending around an outer surface thereof and a shank connecting the head to the threaded ...


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Joseph P Ismert: Double ratchet arm pipe clamp. Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co, Litman Kraai & Brown L L C, October 3, 2000: US06126122 (61 worldwide citation)

A double ratchet arm pipe clamp includes a pair of elongated ratchet arms extending outward from a base member with each ratchet arm including a plurality of ratchet teeth. A keeper block is adapted to receive the ratchet arms through a pair of apertures and a respective pawl member is positioned wi ...