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Peter Zadok, Mordechai Anati: Interlocking panels having flats for increased versatility. Elite Panel Products, Joseph C Mason Jr, Ronald E Smith, Louise A Foutch, April 2, 1996: US05502939 (298 worldwide citation)

Modular panels having foam cores covered by metal skins are interlocked to one another by complementally formed bends in the metal skins. A flat is formed in one of the metal skins to introduce flexibility and play into the interlocking mechanism, and both interlocking skins have a transversely exte ...


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John S Fisher, Frederick Ahari, Lucjan J Hronowski: Bioabsorbable sealant. Bio SEAL, Ronald E Smith, Smith & Hopen P A, February 3, 2004: US06685727 (284 worldwide citation)

Openings in a mammalian body made by any medical procedure or non-medical event are sealed with a bioabsorbable plug or sewn with a bioabsorbable suture. In one exemplary embodiment, the plug in dehydrated, unexpanded condition is pushed by a pushing device through the lumen of a needle until a firs ...


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Marvin Marshall: Credit control system for long distance telephone services. Joseph C Mason, Ronald E Smith, November 26, 1991: US05068891 (270 worldwide citation)

The amount of credit available to a telephone travel card holder is determined immediately at the completion of a long distance call and the travel card is invalidated if no credit remains. Capture software captures call ticket data at the completion of a call and the ticket data is transmitted to a ...


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John S Fisher: Emboli capturing device. Biopsy Sciences, Ronald E Smith, Smith & Hoper P A, July 24, 2001: US06264672 (234 worldwide citation)

An apparatus used in balloon angioplasty and/or stenting in a first embodiment includes a guide wire, a balloon catheter that ensleeves the guide wire, and a guide catheter that ensleeves the balloon catheter. The balloon catheter has a plurality of longitudinally-extending, circumferentially spaced ...


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Christopher P Travis, Richard C Travis: Video lottery gaming device. Joseph C Mason Jr, Ronald E Smith, January 10, 1995: US05380007 (212 worldwide citation)

A video game apparatus includes simulated cylindrical housings that are filled with simulated numbered balls that are apparently mixed by a simulated upflowing stream of air through the cylinders. After the passage of a predetermined amount of time, the mixing stops and a simulated ball having a sim ...


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Alfred O Bonati, Philip J Ware: Cervical discectomy instruments. B E I Medical, Joseph C Mason Jr, Ronald E Smith, December 5, 1995: US05472426 (204 worldwide citation)

Arthroscopic cervical discectomy instruments include a push knob for a guide wire, a pair of telescopically mounted dilator tubes, one of which includes a water port so that the tube provides the additional function of an irrigation tube, a ligament cutter, a continuous suction punch, a cervical ost ...


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Donald J Schumacher, William C Beckman: Data center cooling system. Ronald E Smith, Smith & Hopen P A, April 23, 2002: US06374627 (176 worldwide citation)

A data center having multiple rows of computer racks for holding heat-generating computer equipment is cooled by a liquid overfeed air conditioning unit that provides supply air at a temperature of about forty degrees Fahrenheit (40° F. or lower). The air conditioning unit is positioned outside the ...


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Sheldon Kaplan: Automatic injector. Ronald E Smith, Smith & Hopen P A, July 27, 2004: US06767336 (157 worldwide citation)

A first embodiment of an automatic injector employs less material and fewer parts by eliminating an outer housing required in earlier automatic injectors. In a second embodiment, a manually operated sharps protector is provided. In a third embodiment, the sharps protector is deployed by a spring pos ...


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Charles W Markham: Aspiration biopsy device. Ronald E Smith, Harold D Shall, October 29, 1985: US04549554 (130 worldwide citation)

An aspiration biopsy device in the form of a modified syringe having a pair of valves therein and a holding structure to hold the piston of the syringe in a desired vacuum creating location. In a first embodiment there is a stop cock type open-shut valve between the needle and the syringe body, a ho ...


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John S Fisher: Emboli capturing device. Ronald E Smith, Smith & Hopen P A, March 11, 2003: US06530940 (119 worldwide citation)

A balloon angioplasty apparatus includes a guide wire, a balloon catheter, and a guide catheter. The balloon catheter has slots formed in it to define a plurality of elongate members between the slots. A joint is formed at the proximal, distal, and mid-point of each elongate member. Displacing the p ...