John M Barker, Alan K Plyley: Flexible surgical stapler assembly. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Robert E Hartenberger, Richard Meyers, Roger A Williams, June 9, 1987: US04671445 (736 worldwide citation)

A flexible surgical stapler assembly includes a staple firing head assembly and a handle actuator assembly connected to the staple firing head assembly through a flexible spine. The staple firing head assembly includes an anvil assembly defining an anvil surface which provides an array of staple for ...

Donald L Hannula, Frederick L Coe: Implantable demand medication delivery assembly. American Hospital Supply Company, Roger A Williams, Richard L Myers, Robert E Hartenberger, January 6, 1987: US04634427 (161 worldwide citation)

An implantable demand medication delivery assembly for delivering measured aliquots of liquid medication. The assembly includes a reservoir which stores the liquid medication to be delivered. The assembly also includes a pump which is in fluid communication with the reservoir. The pump includes a ho ...

Joseph W Blake III, Jack W Kaufman: Ligating clip. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Roger A Williams, Paul C Flattery, Robert E Hartenberger, October 27, 1987: US04702247 (111 worldwide citation)

A hemostatic clip device capable of being mounted to a surgical applicator and applied to a blood vessel so as to prevent blood flow. The clip device includes a pair of semi-rigid legs having free ends and opposed ends connected to a bridge. The legs are movable from an open mode in the applicator t ...

Ray H Dormandy Jr, Harold J Hoffman: Hydrocephalus shunt with in-line filter. American Hospital Supply, Roger A Williams, Paul C Flattery, Robert E Hartenberger, May 3, 1988: US04741730 (37 worldwide citation)

A shunt system for implantation in the body comprises a body having an inlet and an outlet and a first fluid-flow passageway extending between the inlet and outlet. A pressure regulated valve is provided within the first fluid-flow passageway to provide fluid flow at selected fluid pressures in the ...

Harold G Leigh, Eli Schachet: Syringe lock. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Roger A Williams, Paul C Flattery, Robert E Hartenberger, December 8, 1987: US04711637 (37 worldwide citation)

A lock for a syringe which typically may be used with an aspirating biopsy needle. A malleable sheet defining a central, cutaway portion extending through the edge of the sheet and having foldable tabs positioned on the outer edge of the sheet is carried on a syringe barrel and may be used to lock t ...

Robert J Gargiulo, Gary A Mitchell, Patricia M Hudson, Sharon P Pochron, Rolf M Huseby, Robert E Smith: Analytical fluorogenic substrates for proteolytic enzymes. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Robert E Hartenberger, Edward A Figg, June 23, 1981: US04275153 (30 worldwide citation)

Fluorogenic substrates for proteolytic enzymes having the formula: ##STR1## or acid salts thereof wherein: R.sub.1 is hydrogen-L, hydrogen-D, benzoyl, benzenesulfonyl, glutaryl, pyroglutamyl, carbobenzoxy, D-serine, or carbobenzoxy-serine;

Henrick K Gille, Richard S Willing, William G Bloom, Bernard Siegel, Tsang Cheung, Richard Lobodzinski, Keith Gilroy: Liquid meter assembly. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Roger A Williams, Paul C Flattery, Robert E Hartenberger, December 15, 1987: US04712567 (28 worldwide citation)

A liquid meter assembly for collecting, metering and monitoring liquid is disclosed. The assembly comprises a container for collecting the liquid, an electrically powered strain gauge suspension device for supporting the container and for determining the weight of the liquid collected in the contain ...

Joseph E Curtis, Sam L Helgerson, Roger L Lundblad, Shu Len Liu: Activated factor VIII as a therapeutic agent and method of treating factor VIII deficiency. Baxter International, Janice Guthrie, Robert E Hartenberger, November 19, 1996: US05576291 (27 worldwide citation)

Stabilized and activated Factor VIII is used as a therapeutic agent to treat patients with a Factor VIII deficiency. This includes hemophilia A patients as well as patients with Factor VIII inhibitors which block the hemostatic activity of Factor VIII. The stabilized and activated Factor VIII is als ...

Clarence J Aulik: Caster brake and swivel lock for stretcher or the like. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Donald L Barbeau, Robert E Hartenberger, January 12, 1982: US04309791 (27 worldwide citation)

An improved system for actuating wheel engaging ring brakes for a hospital stretcher, bed, or the like. The brake includes an elongated rotational member extending longitudinally along the stretcher to actuate pivot arms adjacent one front wheel and one rear wheel to prevent the wheels from rolling. ...

Allan M Goldberg, Douglas J Malewicki: Additive cap and snap-on retention ring for medical liquid container. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Robert E Hartenberger, Edward A Figg, March 13, 1979: US04143786 (27 worldwide citation)

A snap-on retention ring by which a hospital pharmacist can easily attach an additive cap over a sealed closure of a medical liquid container after the pharmacist has added supplemental medication to the container. The retention ring can be of a bright color as a reminder to a nurse that additive dr ...