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Robert A Kruger: Radiographic systems employing multi-linear arrays of electronic radiation detectors. University of Utah, Thorpe North & Western, May 10, 1983: US04383327 (130 worldwide citation)

A scanning radiographic system employing a multi-linear array. The system includes a source of electronic radiation, which is focused upon the multi-linear array. The multi-linear array includes radiation sensors each of which is adapted to generate an intensity signal as a function of the amount of ...


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Gary Aoki, Timothy D Bowman: Undercarriage for X-ray diagnostic equipment. OEC Medical Systems, Thorpe North & Western, April 2, 1996: US05503416 (129 worldwide citation)

An undercarriage for heavy diagnostic equipment having a selectably engageable swivel mechanism activated by the movement of a cam to allow the undercarriage to be turned when desired and rolled in a straight line when necessary, a selectably engageable braking mechanism to prevent movement of the u ...


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Stephen C Jacobsen, Jerome C Stenehjem, Robert L Stephen, Richard D Luntz: Non-invasive chemical species delivery apparatus and method. Motion Control, Thorpe North Western & Gold, February 17, 1981: US04250878 (129 worldwide citation)

A bioelectrode for non-invasive and inotophoretic delivery of chemical species (such as ions, polar molecules, etc.) into the skin of a person. The bioelectrode includes a pouch having flexible walls, at least a portion of which is composed of a microporous, permeable or semipermeable membrane. The ...


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Stephen C Jacobsen, Clark Davis: Embolic device composed of a linear sequence of miniature beads. Sarcos LC, Thorpe North & Western, March 11, 2003: US06530934 (129 worldwide citation)

An embolic device comprised of a linear sequence of flexibly interconnected miniature beads. The device generally comprises a flexible elongate filament having a linear sequence of miniature beads disposed thereon. The beads may be fixedly or slidably connected to the filament. The device is configu ...


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Kenneth J Anderson, Greg D Anderson: Performance measuring footwear. Thorpe North & Western L, February 24, 1998: US05720200 (128 worldwide citation)

A foot mounted apparatus for measuring one or more locomotive performance parameters of a person is disclosed. Such locomotive performance parameters preferably include user vertical leap time, user vertical jump distance, user walking or running speed, user trip distance traveled, and accumulated t ...


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Chien Min Sung: Brazed diamond tools by infiltration. Thorpe North & Western, February 27, 2001: US06193770 (126 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a diamond tool with diamond bonded chemically by a braze that contains either Cr, Mn, SI, or Al or mixtures or alloys thereof. The diamond tool is made by infiltrating the braze into a matrix metal that contains diamond in either form of grits or polycrystalline bodie ...


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George E Gerpheide: Electrical charge transfer apparatus. Cirque Corporation, Thorpe North & Western, September 20, 1994: US05349303 (125 worldwide citation)

A charge transfer circuit includes an input terminal for receiving an input electrical charge, a transconductance amplifier having first and second inputs including an inverting input, and first and second differential current outputs, and a multiple output stage circuit responsive to the differenti ...


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Barry K Hanover, David E Barker, Ross A Riches, Blain C Erickson, Lonnie B Weston: Mini C-arm assembly for mobile X-ray imaging system. OEC Medical Systems, Thorpe North & Western L, May 6, 1997: US05627873 (124 worldwide citation)

A C-arm apparatus. An X-ray imaging system is coupled to a C-arm, including an X-ray source and an image receptor mounted upon opposing locations, respectively on the C-arm. The C-arm is mass balanced about its axis of orbital rotation and is pivotally coupled to an articulating arm assembly support ...


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Stephen C Jacobsen, Roland Wyatt, Stephen C Peterson, Tomasz J Petelenz: Multipathway electronically-controlled drug delivery system. Sarcos LC, Thorpe North & Western, December 26, 2000: US06165155 (122 worldwide citation)

A low-profile multipathway automatic drug delivery system utilizing a battery powered control pad coupled to a disposable drug storage and delivery system and strapped to a patient's limb or torso. A preprogrammed or on-demand drug administration sequence is input to the control pad. When a drug is ...


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Stephen C Jacobsen, Clark Davis, John Lippert: Hybrid tubular guide wire for catheters. Precision Vascular Systems, Thorpe North & Western, January 25, 2000: US06017319 (121 worldwide citation)

A hybrid tubular wire includes first and second elongate tubular bodies, fitted end to end, and about which a catheter may be threaded for guidance to a target location in a vasculature passageway of a body. The first elongate body has greater rotational stiffness than the second elongate body, whic ...