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Stephen T Anderson, Catherine A Anderson, Terrance J Kapsen: Cardiopulmonary exercise system. Medical Graphics Corporation, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Douglas L Tschida, August 7, 1984: US04463764 (95 worldwide citation)

A cardiopulmonary exercise system for real-time, breath-by-breath acquisition, analysis, display and printing of an individual's physiologic parameters. A microprocessor based waveform analyzer receives inputs from a CO.sub.2 analyzer, an ECG monitor, an O.sub.2 analyzer, and a pneumotachograph, and ...


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Donovan L Slough: Molded plastic stud box support and box. Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Frederick W Niebuhr, February 27, 1990: US04903851 (94 worldwide citation)

A support and stabilizing apparatus for an electrical outlet box, such as a conventional electrical outlet box having a plurality of side walls and a back wall defining a chamber with an open front and having an access bore formed through at least one of the walls. The support and stabilizing appara ...


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Richard J Zelinka, Keiichi Itakura, Carl W Sims, Bruce E Kaplan: General purpose gene synthesizer. Systec, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, July 1, 1986: US04598049 (94 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor controlled, general purpose gene synthesizer for programmably synthesizing selected nucleotide sequences. Depending upon a programmed chemistry, metered volumes of selected bases and reagent/solvents are sequentially metered into the bottom of a reaction cell containing solid-suppor ...


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Stephen T Anderson, Catherine A Anderson: Respiratory analyzer system. Medical Graphics Corporation, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, April 3, 1984: US04440177 (94 worldwide citation)

A system for measuring the ventilatory response of the human respiratory system to increased levels of CO.sub.2 and/or decreased levels of O.sub.2. Measured concentrations of CO.sub.2 are introduced into an infant's lungs and the inspired and expired air is passed through a pneumotachograph for deve ...


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Marc D Noerenberg, Peter Stasz: Electro-surgical instrument. Everest Medical Corporation, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Frederick W Niebuhr, February 7, 1989: US04802476 (94 worldwide citation)

Described is a surgical tool having a unique blade comprised of a blank made of electrically conductive material, a first insulative member, a plurality of electrically conductive members laminated to the first and insulative member and a second insulative coating. The blade acts as a capacitive dev ...


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Mark A Rydell: Self-purging balloon catheter. Schneider Shiley, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Frederick W Niebuhr, March 14, 1989: US04811737 (91 worldwide citation)

A tubular catheter having an inflatable expander member mounted thereon at the distal end thereof is provided with an extremely fine slit passing through the wall of the tubular catheter such that when a liquid is introduced under pressure into the proximal end thereof for inflating the balloon, any ...


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Jon A Anderson, Wendell R Malin: Sealing arrangement for heart pacer electrode leads. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, February 7, 1978: US04072154 (89 worldwide citation)

An improved electrode sealing arrangement for use on lead assemblies to be coupled to an implantable pulse generator to form a cardiac pacer apparatus. The conductive portion of the lead includes a terminal pin which is both rigid and durable, and which is arranged to be clamped between a set screw ...


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Nadhir B Kosa: Fiber tip monitoring and protection assembly. GV Medical, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Frederick W Niebuhr, September 22, 1987: US04695697 (88 worldwide citation)

A control system for an optical fiber laser power delivery system wherein the system employs a tip assembly for the optical fibers which provide focusing and beam divergence, mechanical protection for the optical fibers, and in addition functions as the source of a condition responsive signal useful ...


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Charles E Hanebuth: Apparatus for connecting computer components. Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, Frederick W Niebuhr, November 29, 1988: US04788658 (87 worldwide citation)

This invention relates primarily to a new apparatus that can be used to electrically and/or physically connect computer components. More particularly, the present invention is directed to apparatus which can be used to quickly and easily connect a small portable computer to peripheral equipment such ...


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Charles J Mize, James T Rumbaugh: Monofilament weed cutters. Berkley & Company, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, January 29, 1980: US04186239 (84 worldwide citation)

An improved filament for use in the cutting of weeds and vegetation, wherein the filament is attached at one end to a hub for imparting rotary motion to the filament. The centrifugal force extends the filament radially outwardly from the hub, with the energy of rotation being utilized to sever or cu ...