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Dan Beraha: Transrectal prostate biopsy device and method. Macdonald J Wiggins, July 15, 1986: US04600014 (272 worldwide citation)

An improved biopsy needle suitable for obtaining a core sample from a prostate gland. A handle which may be held in the palm of the physician's hand is provided with a forward extending guide tube. A cannula with a sharpened distal end is slidably disposed within the guide tube and is movable by a t ...


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Eugene P Alban: Aircraft controls simulator. Macdonald J Wiggins, December 15, 1987: US04713007 (244 worldwide citation)

An aircraft controls simulator, for use with a computer programmed for aircraft flight simulation, having a yoke, a throttle control and a rudder control. A cabinet has a shaft extending therefrom attached to a simulated yoke control. The shaft operates an elevator potentiometer responsive to horizo ...


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Robert J Cantley: Energy management system for refrigeration systems. Macdonald J Wiggins, April 20, 1982: US04325223 (182 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing energy in large refrigeration systems and the like by continuously monitoring operating parameters and controlling to optimize the refrigeration system elements. A multiplicity of remote sensors is disposed at the appropriate points in the refrigeration system to pro ...


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Gerald W Fussell: Transient and surge protection apparatus. Macdonald J Wiggins, May 10, 1977: US04023071 (152 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed for absorbing and dissipating the electrical energy present in voltage transients and surges occurring in a power distribution system for protecting the system and equipment connected thereto from damage due to such transients and surges. First bilateral nonlinear semiconducto ...


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Dan Beraha, Alex G Bersin: Biopsy instrument. Macdonald J Wiggins, October 11, 1988: US04776346 (146 worldwide citation)

An improved instrument for obtaining tissue samples for biopsies is adapted to permit accurate samples to be taken with one-hand. The instrument includes a housing which fits into the palm of the physician's hand and has a guide tube projecting from the forward end which the physician guides to a po ...


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Avron I Bryan, Michael R Cushman: System for calibrating, monitoring and reporting the status of a pH sensor. Macdonald J Wiggins, May 14, 1991: US05016201 (136 worldwide citation)

In a real time, on-line pH measurement of an aqueous solution, a system provides continuous data on the physical condition of the pH sensor. The system includes a pH sensor having a membrane disposed in the process solution with a first external electrode attached to outer surface of the membrane an ...


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James D Aid, Norman F Cameron, Thomas P Hartranft: Flow measurement system. Baxter International, Paul C Flattery, Macdonald J Wiggins, Charles R Mattenson, May 2, 1989: US04827430 (99 worldwide citation)

A flow rate measurement system and method suitable for monitoring filtrate flow in a hemodialysis apparatus, provides a pair of flow meters in series at the input of a dialyzer for producing electrical signals indicative of dialysate flow rate and a pair of flow meters in series at the output of the ...


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Dinesh V Shah: Automated rental system. AVS, MacDonald J Wiggins, July 2, 1991: US05028766 (87 worldwide citation)

An unattended automated rental system for articles such as video cassettes includes a storage unit with electrically locked bins for containing rental articles. Each bin and its article has an identification code strip. A customer terminal having a keyboard and display monitor controlled from a comp ...


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Richard N Miller, K Bruce Ray: System for optimum irrigating and fertilizing. Macdonald J Wiggins, October 8, 1985: US04545396 (87 worldwide citation)

A system for groves, truck farms and the like for automatically irrigating and fertilizing in accordance with the requirements of the soil. A plurality of capacitance sensors are buried in the areas to be irrigated and fertilized. A computer periodically measures the equivalent capacitive reactance ...


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Dan Beraha: Vasectomy instrument. Macdonald J Wiggins, July 28, 1987: US04682598 (79 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument for performing a vasectomy includes a hemostat-type instrument having a pair of jaws in which the jaws include grooves for spaced-apart ligating clips, a cutting block in one jaw having a pair of spaced-apart cutting blades and a receiver surface in the other jaw for receiving ...