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Stephen R Igo, James W Meador, Ruben Trono: Method and apparatus for accessing the pericardial space. Cormedics, Tim L Burgess, October 27, 1998: US05827216 (271 worldwide citation)

A pericardiocentesis apparatus and method for accessing the pericardial space. The invention consists of inserting a percutaneous tube whose tip has a hole which is positioned over and contacts the anterior pericardium. Introducing a vacuum within the tube forms a pericardial bleb within that hole. ...


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Stephen R Igo, James W Meador: Coronary vasculature treatment method. Cormedics, Tim L Burgess, October 28, 1997: US05681278 (163 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for treating blood vessels in a mammal, particularly humans, especially coronary blood vessels, for vascular thrombosis and angioplasty restenosis, thereby to decrease incidence of vessel rethrombosis, unstable angina and myocardial infarction, by administering a conager of an e ...


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Stephen R Igo, James W Meador: Vascular treatment method and apparatus. Cormedics, Tim L Burgess, May 4, 1999: US05900433 (127 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to the method of use of a congener of an endothelium-derived bioactive composition of matter, which comprises administering said congener percutaneously to a site proximately adjacent the exterior of a coronary blood vessel at a therapeutically effective dosage.


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Stephen R Igo, James W Meador: Apparatus and method for transpericardial delivery of fluid. Cormedics, Tim L Burgess, June 3, 1997: US05634895 (112 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for treating blood vessels in a mammal, particularly humans, especially coronary blood vessels, for vascular thrombosis and angioplasty restenosis, thereby to decrease incidence of vessel rethrombosis, unstable angina and myocardial infarction, by administering a conager of an e ...


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Hector J Herrera: Medication security apparatus and method. Tim L Burgess P C, May 31, 2005: US06899695 (111 worldwide citation)

A security device for a patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) device receives a word or series of words spoken into it as a command by a patient and creates a voice print characteristic of the patient. A subsequent receipt of a voiced command is converted into a test voice print and compared to the pat ...


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James W Meador, Thomas G Miller, Christopher T Nikirk, Louis A Waters Jr, Sean M Donnelly: Liquid specimen transfer apparatus and method. KVM Technologies, Tim L Burgess, May 2, 1995: US05411065 (94 worldwide citation)

A method of obtaining aliquots or samples from a liquid specimen collection container and an apparatus which automateally perforths those methods involves transferring a sample of liquid from a sealed non-deformingly expandable container containing gas and the liquid without contaminating the liquid ...


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Samuel Ward Casscells III, Saeed Payvar: Temperature monitoring of congestive heart failure patients as an indicator of worsening condition. Board of Regents The University of Texas, Tim L Burgess P C, November 23, 2004: US06821249 (93 worldwide citation)

Indication of worsening health condition in patients with congestive heart failure using the analysis of the speed and pattern of temperature change in a way that is individualized toward patient's health condition.


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Samuel W Casscells III, Monteza Naghavi, M Said Siadaty: Method and apparatus for predicting mortality in congestive heart failure patients. Samuel W Casscells III, Tim L Burgess, September 24, 2002: US06454707 (86 worldwide citation)

Methods of predicting mortality or imminent death in patients with congestive heart failure include detecting changes in the patient's temperature and/or the detection of hypothermia. The invention also relates to devices and kits for implementation of these methods.


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Sam G Gibbs: Method for monitoring an oil well pumping unit. Tim L Burgess, December 25, 1984: US04490094 (66 worldwide citation)

Instantaneous speeds of revolution for a beam pumping unit prime mover rotor, determined for all or a predetermined part of the pumping unit reciprocation cycle, are applied to compute one or more parameters of pumping unit performance, which are compared to predetermined values for such parameters ...


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James W Meador, Thomas L Kraft, Thomas G Miller: Liquid container sample transfer method and apparatus. KVM Technologies, Tim L Burgess, August 27, 1996: US05549141 (51 worldwide citation)

A method for dispensing a sample of liquid from a sealed thermoplastic container which includes both a volumetrically flexible chamber holding the liquid and also a plurality of spaced axially vertical nozzles on the container underside, the nozzles having an inlet in fluid communication with the ch ...