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Peter B Samuels, Ernest C Wood: Securing devices for sutures. McDougall Hersh & Scott, August 24, 1976: US03976079 (524 worldwide citation)

Devices for releasably securing externally located sutures are disclosed. These devices may be utilized, for example, to maintain a retention suture in place over an abdominal incision. According to a first configuration, the devices have button-like bodies and have slots therethrough for receiving ...


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Stuart J Updike, Mark C Shults: Method for monitoring blood glucose levels and elements. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, McDougall Hersh & Scott, December 23, 1980: US04240438 (362 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring blood glucose levels at frequent intervals, which includes a method for equalizing the temperature and oxygen level in the blood and sensing the rate of oxygen consumption by the glucose contained in the blood in the presence of glucose oxidase enzyme immobilized on a hydroph ...


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Stephen A Joyce: Multi-dimensional force-torque hand controller having force feedback. McDougall Hersh & Scott, August 5, 1986: US04604016 (246 worldwide citation)

A hand controller or `cursor` for the actuation of slaved apparatus. The cursor includes a handle extending from a line attachment member comprised of four equally spaced legs. The ends of these legs define vertices of a regular tetrahedron. The cursor is supported within a subtending structure by a ...


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Taichiro Akiyama: Surgical thread and cutting apparatus for the same. McDougall Hersh & Scott, January 24, 1978: US04069825 (237 worldwide citation)

A surgical thread includes a thread-like body and a plurality of projections formed at regular intervals in the thread-like body. A blood vessel can be simply and surely ligated with the surgical thread. A cutting apparatus for the surgical thread includes a holder for a surgical thread through whic ...


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Taichiro Akiyama, Sajiro Ookubo, Setsuko Ueno: Valved device. Taichiro Akiyama, McDougall Hersh & Scott, July 25, 1978: US04102342 (179 worldwide citation)

A fluid such as air is tightly enclosed in a chamber which serves to plug an organic passage such as a person's nasal cavity. The fluid is supplied into the chamber through a tube so as elastically to expand the chamber and thereafter is discharged through a valve device comprising an opening formed ...


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Benjamin Reznik, Stanley Welber, Ludwig Streifeneder: Aspirating surgical forceps. Eder Instrument Co, McDougall Hersh & Scott, July 19, 1983: US04393872 (151 worldwide citation)

A surgical forceps is provided having the ability, in addition to the normal grasping function, to simultaneously aspirate a liquid from a surgical site. An inner tubular member has a plurality of prongs and is slidably disposed within a tubular body. The inner tubular member is spring loaded so as ...


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John S Glinka, Larry E Zack: Electronic interlock for a cash collection receptacle. Qonaar Corporation, McDougall Hersh & Scott, April 19, 1983: US04380316 (119 worldwide citation)

An electronic interlock for providing improved security in a revenue collection receptacle includes a mechanism on a removable cash container for generating a coded electronic signal which is coupled to a mechanism for decoding the coded signal mounted to the receptacle, and a mechanism responsive t ...


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Norio Daikuzono: Medical and surgical laser probe. Surgical Laser Technologies Ohio, McDougall Hersh & Scott, June 3, 1986: US04592353 (103 worldwide citation)

A medical and surgical laser probe which is provided with a contact member made of a laser transmitting material in front of a forward end of a laser guide so as to enable the probe to be used in contact with the tissue. The contact member has a specified configuration which causes no substantial co ...


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Ichiro Kirikae, Taichiro Akiyama: Model of living body. Taichiro Akiyama, McDougall Hersh & Scott, July 1, 1980: US04209919 (102 worldwide citation)

A model of a living body includes a cranium as a main body; and organ components (tongue portion and ear portion) made of yieldable material, arranged on the main body, wherein an external force is applied to one of the organ components from the external of the main body to deform the organ componen ...


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Samuel Eidels Dubovoy: Resealable easy-opening container. McDougall Hersh & Scott, August 23, 1983: US04399926 (100 worldwide citation)

A resealable easy-opening container comprises an elongate body portion closed at a lower end and open at an upper end which includes a neck having an inner surface and a threaded outer surface, the container having means recessed within the body portion for the attachment of a handle, and a cover th ...