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Michael A Wood, Pascal Roncalez, Lauren S Pflugrath, Jacques Souquet: Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with universal access to diagnostic information and images. Atlantis Diagnostics International L L C, Advanced Technology Laboratories, W Brinton Yorks Jr, February 10, 1998: US05715823 (355 worldwide citation)

A medical ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is provided which is capable of being accessed over data communication networks such as the Internet, making the ultrasonic images, diagnostic reports, and ultrasound system diagnostics information and operation accessible to a conventional personal com ...


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James Bedi, Bela Vincze, Jess Deniega, Dale Schulze, William Fox, Jack Pedlick: Surgical stapler safety and sequencing mechanisms. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, W Brinton Yorks Jr, July 3, 1990: US04938408 (318 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument is provided having safety and sequencing features to mandate proper operation of the instrument during surgical clamping and stapling of tissue. The instrument is powered by pressurized gas, and includes a manual control for supplying gas to a clamping mechanism in the ...


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Jose C Deniega, Stephen J Failla: Safety trocar. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, W Brinton Yorks Jr, November 19, 1991: US05066288 (245 worldwide citation)

A safety trocar is provided which includes a spring-loaded shield that shields the cutting tip of the obturator after the obturator penetrates tissue. The distal end of the shield is hemispheric in profile and contains a slot which conforms to the geometry of the cutting tip. The rounded distal end ...


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Helen F Routh, Charles W Powrie Jr, Roy B Peterson: Continuous display of peak and mean blood flow velocities. Advanced Technology Laboratories, W Brinton Yorks Jr, February 22, 1994: US05287753 (229 worldwide citation)

A technique for continuously determining and displaying the peak and mean velocities of spectral Doppler information is disclosed. Received spectral Doppler data is examined over a predetermined period to determine the signal to noise ratio of the Doppler signals. Individual instantaneous measuremen ...


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J Kie S Tan, Jeffrey A Baker, Daniel A Jones: Pulse oximeter sensor. Critkon, W Brinton Yorks Jr, May 2, 1989: US04825879 (209 worldwide citation)

A pulse oximeter sensor is provided in which the wrap which encloses and secures the light source and detector to the body includes a sheet of metallized material. The metallized material reflects body heat back to the body and provides opacity to interfering ambient light. The wrap may be formed in ...


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Francis P Lemieux: I.V. catheter with self-locating needle guard. Critikon, W Brinton Yorks Jr, Paul A Coletti, August 28, 1990: US04952207 (205 worldwide citation)

An I.V. catheter is described, including a catheter and hub assembly and a needle and hub assembly. A needle guard, including a tubular distal portion and a split proximal flange, is located about the needle at the distal end of the needle hub. The needle includes a slot near the needle tip. As the ...


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Rush W Hood Jr: Pulse oximeter sensor control system. Critikon, W Brinton Yorks Jr, July 18, 1989: US04848901 (200 worldwide citation)

A pulse oximeter is provided including two light emitting diodes. Each LED is energized by a unique modulation signal. Light produced by the LEDs passes through the tissue of a subject and is detected by a photodiode. The photodiode signal is separated by tuned circuits resonant at the two modulatio ...


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Josef K S Tan, Jeffrey A Baker, Pawel J Beczkiewicz, John J George: Finger sensor for pulse oximetry system. Critikon, W Brinton Yorks Jr, May 2, 1989: US04825872 (174 worldwide citation)

A finger sensor for a pulse oximetry system is provided having a body of flexible, resilient polymeric material formed as a pocket. On the inside walls of the pocket toward the closed end are a LED light source and an opposing photodetector. The space within the pocket transverse to the longitudinal ...


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Ronald E Daigle: Ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system with personal computer architecture. Atlantis Diagnostics International L L C, W Brinton Yorks Jr, August 18, 1998: US05795297 (169 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic diagnostic imaging system is provided with a personal computer platform which processes digital echo signals and produces ultrasonic image signals for display. The expansion bus structure of the personal computer platform accommodates ancillary processors such as beamformer cards, digi ...


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Deborah A DeMeo, Robert M Bross, Kenneth P Cook: Disposable peristaltic pump cassette system. Site Microsurgical Systems, W Brinton Yorks Jr, January 17, 1989: US04798580 (155 worldwide citation)

A microsurgical irrigation/aspiration system is provided, including a controller having a pump roller head, actuators for occluding tubing, a suction sensor, and apparatus for mounting a pump cassette. The system cassette is suitable for mounting on the controller and has an opening with a pump tubi ...



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