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David T Green: Surgical instruments. United States Surgical Corporation, John E Nathan, Robert R Jackson, Richard A Inz, June 4, 1985: US04520817 (682 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument is disclosed, having upper and lower elongate jaws, one of which is adapted to receive a staple magazine, the other jaw being adapted to receive an anvil or to serve as one itself. A pusher bar and knife assembly including a pair of pusher bars and a central knife carr ...


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Douglas Noiles, Alfred F DeCarlo: Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft. United States Surgical Corporation, John E Nathan, Robert E Jackson, Richard A Inz, September 25, 1984: US04473077 (599 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler including a stapling assembly, an actuator assembly remote from the stapling assembly, and a longitudinal shaft assembly having a longitudinally flexible section for connecting the actuator assembly to the stapling assembly and for transmitting the forces and motions required to o ...


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Daniel Shichman: Flexible, hydraulically actuated device for applying surgical fasteners. United States Surgical Corporation, John E Nathan, Robert R Jackson, Richard A Inz, December 18, 1984: US04488523 (442 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for applying surgical fasteners to tissue is disclosed. The apparatus includes an actuator, an applicator section for applying the fasteners and a transversely flexible shaft connecting the applicator and the actuator. The actuator and applicator preferably each contain a hydraulic flui ...


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Brian E Swiggett: Surgical stapler apparatus with flexible shaft. United States Surgical Corporation, John E Nathan, Robert R Jackson, Richard A Inz, December 4, 1984: US04485817 (367 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapler comprising a stapling section, an actuator section remote from the stapling section, and a longitudinally flexible shaft connecting the stapling and actuating assemblies is disclosed. The stapling section generates a force to staple tissue responsive to a much smaller force transm ...


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Michael Sussman, Harry R McKinley, Robert H Webb: Image input device having optical deflection elements for capturing multiple sub-images. Michael Sussman, Richard A Inz, G Victor Treyz, Fish & Neave, November 11, 1997: US05686960 (163 worldwide citation)

An image input device is provided in which an optical deflector is positioned to divide the image of an object into a plurality of sub-images and to deflect the sub-images to an image sensor via an imaging lens. The images sensed by the image sensor are stored in a memory and combined by an image pr ...


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Michael Sussman: Digital document magnifier. Richard A Inz, G Victor Treyz, Fish & Neave, December 17, 1996: US05586196 (54 worldwide citation)

A digital document magnifier for scanning and digitizing printed information, processing the information, and displaying the processed information on a display screen is provided. The digital document magnifier software analyzes the contents of a document and then automates presentation of the docum ...


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Morey H Waltuck, Robert N McKnight, Eliezer Peli: Visual function tester with binocular vision testing. Mentor O & O, Herbert F Schwartz, Richard A Inz, Gerard A deBlasi, June 25, 1991: US05026151 (43 worldwide citation)

A visual function tester with binocular vision testing capabilities is disclosed, which includes a video display monitor and optical means, such as stereo vision glasses, to control the patient's viewing of the display. The opening and closing of the apertures of the glasses is synchronized to the d ...


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Morey H Waltuck, Robert McKnight: Visual acuity tester. Mentor O & O, Herbert F Schwartz, Richard A Inz, Gerard A deBlasi, June 16, 1992: US05121981 (22 worldwide citation)

An improved visual acuity tester is disclosed that is adapted both to measure the visual acuity of a patient and to function as an integral optical prescription calculator. The visual acuity tester essentially includes a display monitor for displaying visual acuity targets, electronic means for gene ...


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Paul E Comeau, John M DeBeau, Anthony Torti: Headrail and bracket combination for supporting blinds. Kenney Manufacturing Company, Richard A Inz, Mark D Rowland, April 24, 1990: US04919185 (21 worldwide citation)

A headrail and bracket combination is provided in which the headrail comprises a main body portion in the form of a U-shaped channel the forward wall of which is suspended from a top plate of the bracket and also restrained against forward motion, and the rear wall of the main body is supported by a ...


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Dannie L McMichael: Supporting bracket and headrail combination for a window blind. Kenney Manufacturing Company, Richard A Inz, January 19, 1993: US05180130 (15 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a headrail and mounting bracket for retractable venetian window blinds. The bracket has a top plate and a rear plate extending downwardly from the top plate. A hook near one end of the top plate engages with a lip on a front wall of the headrail. Means are provided to ensur ...