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Marc S Lemchen: Method for determining orthodontic bracket placement. Dolphin Imaging Systems, Robert R Thornton, April 30, 1991: US05011405 (255 worldwide citation)

A method for determining orthodontic bracket placement on a malocclused tooth to correct the malocclusion includes the steps of generating digital information which defines the shape and location of the malocclused tooth in the patient's jaw, from which digital information a mathematical model of th ...


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Jean M Bonaldo: Bloodless catheter. Care Medical Devices, Robert R Thornton, October 13, 1992: US05154703 (207 worldwide citation)

A medical device which presents the backflow of fluid therethrough is particularly useful as a bloodless catheter assembly, that is, prevents the backflow of blood through the catheter by utilization of a self-closing valve carried in a hollow catheter housing to one end of which a catheter is fixed ...


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Jean M Bonaldo: Catheter inserter. Safetyject, Robert R Thornton, April 17, 1990: US04917669 (183 worldwide citation)

A catheter inserter has an inserter housing with a flat base and a cannula housing disposed within the inserter housing with a cannula extending generally parallel to the inserter housing longitudinal axis. Stop means are disposed at each end of the inserter housing. locking means on the cannula hou ...


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Jean M Bonaldo: Medical valve. Care Medical Devices, Robert R Thornton, April 26, 1994: US05306243 (163 worldwide citation)

A valve for medical use has a cannula mounted on a hub and fixed in a fluid conduit so that the cannula points upstream. An elastomeric valve element is mounted on the hub within the conduit so as to enclose the cannula. The valve element has a first solid portion of circular cross-section disposed ...


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Jean M Bonaldo: Medical valve. Care Medical Products, Robert R Thornton, December 28, 1993: US05273533 (144 worldwide citation)

A valve for medical use has a cannula mounted on a hub and fixed in a fluid conduit so that the cannula points upstream. An elastomeric valve element is mounted on the hub within the conduit so as to enclose the cannula. The valve element has a first solid frustoconical portion upstream of the cannu ...


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Jean M Bonaldo: Medical connector. SafetyJect, Robert R Thornton, August 21, 1990: US04950260 (115 worldwide citation)

A connector for use in introducing medication into a patient having a pair of plastic tubular members adapted to be manually pushed together to engage in a mating relationship with a locking mechanism that selectively secures the members together. One of the members has a sealed entry port at its en ...


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Jean M Bonaldo: Retractable intravenous needle assembly. Safetyject, Robert R Thornton, April 28, 1992: US05108376 (74 worldwide citation)

A retractable intravenous needle assembly wherein a cannula is mounted on a hub within an interior passage formed in a housing in which the cannula and hub are slidably mounted so as to have the cannula point manually extend beyond the housing. Flexible wings extending laterally from the housing are ...


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Jean M Bonaldo: Disposable blood collection device. Care Medical Devices, Robert R Thornton, December 10, 1991: US05070885 (70 worldwide citation)

A blood collection device wherein a double-ended cannula is retracted within the barrel of the device for storage and disposal. The cannula is attached to the device immediately prior to use by being threaded into an aperture formed in a movable disc disposed within the barrel and rotated to a locke ...


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Jean M Bonaldo: Disposable blood collection device. Applied Plastics Technology, Robert R Thornton, October 4, 1988: US04774964 (54 worldwide citation)

A blood collection device wherein a double-ended cannula is retracted within the barrel of the device for storage and disposal. The cannula is mounted on a first disc which is connected to a second axially aligned disc by a pair of string-like flexible members which are operable, when the second dis ...


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Frank R Miller, Craig A Andreiko, Kenneth W Premo: Orthodontic appliance with porous tooth-abutting face. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Robert R Thornton, August 28, 1979: US04165561 (42 worldwide citation)

Attachment of an orthodontic appliance by direct bonding to a tooth utilizing a composite base with a porous tooth-abutting face and various methods for making the device, such as casting as a unitary structure, or forming the composite base by rolling a mesh, in strip form, so as to form flats on a ...