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Henning R Andersen, John M Hasenkam, Lars L Knudsen: Valve prothesis for implantation in the body and a catheter for implanting such valve prothesis. Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, May 2, 1995: US05411552 (1045 worldwide citation)

A valve prosthesis (9) for implantation in the body by use of catheter (11) comprises a stent made from an expandable cylinder-shaped thread structure (2,3) comprising several spaced apices (4). The elastically collapsible valve (4) is mounted on the stent as the commissural points (5) of the valve ...


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Falko Skrabal: Process for determining parameters of interest in living organisms. AVL, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, March 24, 1992: US05097834 (348 worldwide citation)

In order to determine at least one parameter of interest in a living organism, a perfusion fluid is directly introduced in the tissues. After its partial balancing by the tissue parameter of interest, the perfusion fluid is collected and analyzed for the parameter of interest, as well as for endogen ...


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Otto S Wolfbeis, Wolfgang Trettnak: Method for the determination of the concentration of an enzyme substrate and a sensor for carrying out the method. AVL Medical Instruments, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, August 23, 1994: US05340722 (325 worldwide citation)

A method for the continuous and reversible determination of the concentration of an enzyme substrate such as glucose in an specimen, wherein the specimen is brought into contact with a corresponding enzyme selected from oxidases and oxygenases and to which a flavin coenzyme (FMN, FAD) is bonded, the ...


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Henry J F Stroud, Kenneth R Tart: Production of substitute natural gas. British Gas Corporation, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, January 9, 1979: US04133825 (234 worldwide citation)

Synthesis gases containing carbon monoxide, eg above 40% volume, and hydrogen are methanated to produce substitute natural gas, after CO.sub.2 removal, wherein the synthesis gas is simultaneously saturated with water, further heated and divided into first and second feed gas streams. The first feed ...


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Hermann Marsoner, Helmut List, Heinz Kontschieder, Falko Skrabal: Sensor device. AVL Medical Instruments, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, July 14, 1992: US05130009 (201 worldwide citation)

In order to produce a small-volume flow measuring cell with good flow characteristics in a sensor device for determining the concentration of a substrate in a sample medium, comprising an enzyme electrode which is covered by a membrane and a reference electrode, both of which are in contact with the ...


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Therkel Bisgaard: Set of tools for suturing in deep surgical apertures or body cavities. Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, February 7, 1995: US05387221 (187 worldwide citation)

A needle driving device (1) includes a pivotally mounted needle holder (3) for a curved suturing needle (12). Following the initial pivot the needle driving member (16) is actuated for pushing the needle out of the holder. The pointed end of the needle (14) is thereby pushed to the surface of the su ...


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Bertil Hok: Pulse oximetry sensor with fiberoptic signal transmission. Hok Instrument, Walter D Watson Cole Grindle Watson P L L C Ames, July 28, 1998: US05786592 (184 worldwide citation)

A pulse oximetry sensor has a light emitting and light detecting part containing light emitting diodes and a photo detector electrically connected to a pulse oximetry instrument, and a two-halved clamp. An optical fiber cable is connected between the part and the clamp, and a power distributor trans ...


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Inge Gard: Convertor plant roller contact connector for convertor plant. Asea Brown Boveri, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, May 26, 1992: US05117346 (149 worldwide citation)

When dimensioning electrical plants for high voltages for regions exposed to earthquakes, it is necessary to design the current paths between the different apparatuses in such a way that the apparatuses in case of great oscillations are not subjected to abnormally great forces at the points of conne ...


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Robert T Bock, John P DeLuca: Ultrasonic bone healing device for dental application. Sonex International Corporation, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, March 5, 1996: US05496256 (131 worldwide citation)

Non-invasive apparatus for accelerating the process of jawbone healing and regeneration, reattachment of traumatically loosened teeth to the jawbone, or osseointegration of implants in a patient, including at least one piezoelectric transducer and connections to transmit ultrasonic frequency electri ...


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Florence Melton: Slipper sock and method of manufacture. Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, March 2, 1982: US04317292 (130 worldwide citation)

An improved slipper sock which conforms to the foot of the wearer is formed as follows: the bottom of the foot portion of a stretchable knitted sock, which is in a stretched condition on a foot form, has temporarily attached to the exposed side thereof a thin and flexible bottom sole by use of dots ...