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Hansjorg Just, Ulrich Solzbach: Dilatation catheter. Peter K Kontler, August 3, 1993: US05232444 (305 worldwide citation)

A catheter for dispensing medication into a body passage or cavity has a hollow shaft and an elongated, inflatable and deflatable member at one end of the shaft. The shaft functions to permit inflation and deflation of the elongated member. The elongated member, which serves as a carrier for the med ...


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Constantine D J Generales Jr: Apparatus for testing human responses to stimuli. Peter K Kontler, September 4, 1979: US04166452 (286 worldwide citation)

The system of the invention includes provisions for administering a plurality of tests sequentially to a subject, with each test including a plurality of programmable visual, auditory and/or tactile stimuli and programmed desired responses. The system includes novel circuitry for interrelating the o ...


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Anton Harle: Screw for use in osteosynthesis. Peter K Kontler, September 15, 1992: US05147363 (171 worldwide citation)

An osteosynthetic screw for the setting of bones or bone fragments has an osteological thread zone and a handle. Stability at the so-called stress points of the screw is improved and the design of the screw is changed to obtain better contact. Finally, angularly stable attachment to the osteological ...


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Joseph W Blake III: Skin approximator. Peter K Kontler, March 26, 1985: US04506669 (157 worldwide citation)

A skin approximator has two hinged together sections provided with free ends movable towards and away from each other. The free ends carry arms which are so hinged to them that they pivot during movement of the sections towards each other and when barbs provided on these arms are inserted into the s ...


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Dietmar Pennig: Device for osteosynthesis. Orthofix S r l, Peter K Kontler, January 29, 1991: US04988349 (147 worldwide citation)

A device for promoting the healing of bones has a pair of elongated carriers which support screws to be anchored in bone structure. The screws are movable longitudinally of the carriers by means of spindles. The carriers are joined to one another by a connector consisting of a rigid rod having a bal ...


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Peter Osypka: Device for slitting introducers for pacemaker electrodes. Peter K Kontler, August 18, 1987: US04687469 (143 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for implanting pacemaker electrodes whose proximal ends have enlarged plugs for attachment to pacemakers has a one-piece unslotted and unweakened tubular introducer of somewhat flexible material whose front end portion is inserted into the subclavian vein of the patient with assistance fro ...


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Peter Osypka: Fiber optic endoscope. Peter K Kontler, January 14, 1997: US05593405 (117 worldwide citation)

An endoscope has an elongated flexible guide the distal end of which can be introduced into a selected chamber of a human or other animal heart or into the internal space of another body organ. The tube confines a major portion of an elongated flexible sheath the distal end of which carries an infla ...


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Anton Harle: Synthetic bone. Peter K Kontler, June 23, 1998: US05769897 (116 worldwide citation)

An artificial (namely synthetic) bone material is made up of a strength sustaining first component and of a biointegration promoting second component. The first component is made, for example of a bioceramic material providing a material strength, especially a compression strength, of at least 1000 ...


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Peter Osypka: Apparatus for eliminating occlusions and stenoses in body cavities. Peter K Kontler, August 10, 1993: US05234451 (114 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for eliminating or reducing occlusions or stenoses in veins and other body cavities has an elongated catheter with an ellipsoidal distal end having an internal anvil cooperating with a reciprocable hammer at the distal end of a flexible probe to drive the distal end of the catheter into an ...


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Peter Osypka: Multipolar cardiac pacemaker lead. Peter K Kontler, October 12, 1993: US05251643 (108 worldwide citation)

A multipolar cardiac pacemaker lead wherein the distal end carries a first electrode and at least one sleeve-like additional electrode is provided between the first electrode and the proximal end. Each additional electrode is positively connected with a corresponding helically wound wire-like conduc ...