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Joseph S Haas, Gholam A Peyman: Artificial implant valve for the regulation of intraocular pressure. Thomas A Kmiotek, September 6, 1983: US04402681 (175 worldwide citation)

An ophthalmic surgical valve implant apparatus for the control and relief of elevated intraocular pressure, by controlled and regulated drainage of intraocular fluid from the eye of a mammal to surrounding anatomical structures, which provides and assures proper and natural positioning of the draina ...


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Vince Genatempo, Frank Karrasch: Antibacterial protective cap for connectors. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Garrettson Ellis, Thomas A Kmiotek, April 3, 1984: US04440207 (152 worldwide citation)

An article of manufacture and a method are provided where a protective cap for a connector provides antibacterial effect to the connector by fixedly lining a chamber of the protective cap with an absorbent material retaining an antiseptic. By mating a skirt on the protective cap with a corresponding ...


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T Michael Dennehey, Charles K Peterson: Antibacterial closure. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Garrettson Ellis, Thomas A Kmiotek, November 29, 1983: US04417890 (140 worldwide citation)

A closure system for a conduit defining a connector at its end is provided having increased convenience of use and reliability of sterile sealing. A tubular closure member is provided which may be positioned about the connector in telescoping relation. The closure member surrounds but is spaced from ...


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Gholam A Peyman: Variable refractive power, expandable intraocular lenses. Thomas A Kmiotek, August 11, 1987: US04685921 (104 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are intraocular lenses which have an expandable or fillable bag means comprising the central lenticular portion of the lens and lenses which are expandable by filling chambers within a flexible central lenticular portion. The central lenticular portion additionally can comprise a solid len ...


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Gholam A Peyman: Alterable refractive power intraocular lenses. Thomas A Kmiotek, August 11, 1987: US04685922 (86 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are intraocular lenses where the refractive power is fixed at implantation while offering the benefit of changing the refractive power subsequently with little or no surgical invasion and in a nearly atraumatic manner. The intraocular lenses are comprised of a central lenticular portion ha ...


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Daniel B Granzow, Arthur L Lueders, Ralph L Davis, Stanley J Pernic, James R Hitchcock Jr, Francis D Buckley: Peritoneal dialysis apparatus. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Daniel D Ryan, Thomas A Kmiotek, December 24, 1985: US04560472 (83 worldwide citation)

An automatic cycler for performing Continuous Cycling Peritoneal Dialysis (CCPD) and Intermittent Peritoneal Dialysis (IPD) is provided. The apparatus of the present invention is a safe and convenient cycler apparatus for performing peritoneal dialysis in either home or clinical environment. The app ...


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Gholam Peyman, Esa Viherkoski: Ophthalmic laser surgical method. Thomas A Kmiotek, January 6, 1987: US04633866 (73 worldwide citation)

An ophthalmic laser surgical method for treating or removing intraocular tissue anterior to the fundus while reducing the likelihood of photocoagulation damage to the fundus. Laser radiation in the infrared wavelength range is directed at the tissue to be treated or removed, the wavelength range bei ...


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Gholam A Peyman, James M Grisolano Jr: Controlled depth penetrant apparatus and method. Thomas A Kmiotek, June 23, 1987: US04674503 (60 worldwide citation)

A penetrant apparatus for controlling the depth that a penetrant device penetrates a material relative to its outer surface, where the cross-sectional thickness of the material is not susceptible to caliper-type measurement because its inner surface is inaccessible except by intrusive means, and a m ...


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Gholam A Peyman: Intraocular lenses with openable haptic loops. Thomas A Kmiotek, October 14, 1986: US04617023 (59 worldwide citation)

Intraocular lenses are disclosed which have haptic loops or feet generally forming a closed or locked structure. The haptic loops are unlocked or sprung open once an intraocular lens is implanted in an eye thereby seating the lens in the eye. The intraocular lenses can be implanted in either the ant ...


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Peter A St John: Ultrasonic bubble detector. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, John P Kirby Jr, Garrettson Ellis, Thomas A Kmiotek, December 6, 1983: US04418565 (54 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic bubble detection apparatus utilizes a typically one-piece, rigid housing having a channel defined therein for receiving flow tubing in which bubbles are to be detected. First and second ultrasonic sending and receiving transducers are positioned on opposite sides of the channel, with an a ...