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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 ...


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Matthew W Bootman, Ronald K Yamamoto: Self-sealing subcutaneous injection site. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Roger A Williams, September 24, 1985: US04543088 (276 worldwide citation)

A self-sealing subcutaneous injection site for implantation in the body includes a housing having a bottom wall and a generally resilient dome-shaped wall which defines an interior chamber within the housing. The interior chamber has a durometer and shape for providing compressive forces within the ...


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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 ...


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Merkel F Weiss, Joel C Parrott, Lisa Martel: Vented syringe adapter assembly. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Roger A Williams, May 13, 1986: US04588403 (157 worldwide citation)

A vented syringe adapter assembly which includes a housing having a sidewall, bottom wall, and top wall, which walls combine to define a chamber within the housing. A dual lumen tubular conduit extends through the top wall, chamber and bottom wall with one end extending from the top wall and definin ...


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Robert L Murtfeldt: Method for the production of an antimicrobial catheter. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Roger A Williams, June 3, 1986: US04592920 (135 worldwide citation)

A method for the production of antimicrobial catheters includes the steps of comminuting an antimicrobial metal compound to a particle size of up to about 30 microns in diameter. The comminuted antimicrobial metal compound is suspended in a suspending agent which can be cured to form a catheter or w ...


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Rene H Zegers de Beyl, Stephen J Coble: Patient controlled medication infusion system. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Roger A Williams, November 5, 1985: US04551133 (118 worldwide citation)

A medication infusion system which includes an infusion line for introducing medication to a peripheral vein of a patient. The infusion system includes a pump for delivering the medication and a pressure transducer within the infusion line for converting sensed fluid pressure waves to electrical sig ...


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Joseph W Blake III: Ligator device. American Hospital Supply, Roger A Williams, May 5, 1987: US04662374 (115 worldwide citation)

A ligator device has handles which are linked to a center slide to make the same move rearwardly when the handles are squeezed together. A pair of jaws surround the front of the slide top and bottom and are connected to it so as to open when the handles are released and close when the handles are sq ...


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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 ...


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Jeremy Barker, M Yazid Saidi, Jeffrey Swoyer: Method of making lithium-containing materials. Valence Technology, Roger A Williams, Cynthia S Kovacevic, March 4, 2003: US06528033 (107 worldwide citation)

The invention provides novel lithium-mixed metal materials which, upon electrochemical interaction, release lithium ions, and are capable of reversibly cycling lithium ions. The invention provides a rechargeable lithium battery which comprises an electrode formed from the novel lithium-mixed metal m ...


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Russell J Redmond, Donald L Hannula: Catheter guide. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Roger A Williams, March 6, 1984: US04435174 (82 worldwide citation)

A catheter guide is provided which has a base having a first channel extending thereacross for receiving a catheter. An arcuately extending member extends outwardly from the base. A second channel extends along the arcuately extending member for also receiving a catheter. The first and second channe ...