Eleftherios B Sideris: Buttoned device for the transvenous occlusion of intracardiac defects. Wendell Coffee, April 17, 1990: US04917089 (510 worldwide citation)

A transcatheter occluding intracardiac defect device comprises a folding poly-urethane foam with Teflon coated wire skeleton, introducible into a long vascular sheath and automatically unfolded upon delivery in the distal to the defect cardiac chamber. A two mm string loop is attached to the center ...

Eleftherios B Sideris: Centering buttoned device for the occlusion of large defects for occluding. Wendell Coffee, July 18, 1995: US05433727 (466 worldwide citation)

This is an intravascular prosthesis deliverable transvenously for the occlusion of large heart defects. The defects are predominantly large atrial septal defects and ventricular septal defects. The device has an occluder connected with a centering counter-occluder. The device is delivered to the hea ...

Eleftherios B Sideris: Adjustable devices for the occlusion of cardiac defects. Wendell Coffee, February 8, 1994: US05284488 (310 worldwide citation)

An intravascular prostheses is delivered transarterially or transvenously to occlude cardiac defects. The defects, which may include the patent ductus arteriosus, the ventricular septal defect and the atrial septal defect. The prostheses is a device having a distal occluder attached to a string and ...

Randall S Hickle, Harry W Parker: Necking stents. BioTech Laboratories, Wendell Coffee, August 18, 1992: US05139480 (196 worldwide citation)

A stent is made from a thermoplastic material having a glass transition temperature below the normal temperature of the human body. Therefore the thermoplastic polymer may be necked in situ. The stent is made with a series of circumferential strips.

Robert D Gross: Surgical ground detector. Wendell Coffee, August 10, 1982: US04343308 (123 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical grounding pad has a temperature sensor to prevent skin burns. A paraffin insulated conductor is embedded in a conducting gel medium so that before a burn-producing temperature exists, the insulation melts and connects the conductor to ground. An alarm detects the presence of the g ...

Ray E Hudson: Pipe spinner. Wendell Coffee, September 9, 1980: US04221269 (117 worldwide citation)

A pipe spinner for spinning drill pipe as used to dig deep wells includes a yoke with a torque arm. Three self-contained rotary hydraulic motors having urethane coated rollers on the exterior thereof are mounted upon the spinner, one in the central area of the yoke and one each on a swing arm pivote ...

Jimmy C Ray, Robert L George II, Richard C Levine: Mobile telecommunications for aircraft and land based vehicles. AirCell, Wendell Coffee, September 17, 1996: US05557656 (113 worldwide citation)

Aircraft communications are established on a cellular system by having the transmission to aircraft directed above ground level so as not to interfere with ground cellular systems and having the transmissions from the aircraft at extreme low power levels so as not to interfere with transmissions fro ...

Arthur R Howard: Hand protector. Wendell Coffee, October 4, 1977: US04051553 (77 worldwide citation)

For football, a hard foam rubber pad is affixed to the back of a lightweight cotton glove. The pad extends over the knuckles, (metacarpo-phalangeal joint), of a hand inserted in the glove. The pad is molded so as to force the fingers to naturally curl without conscious effort, but allowing the finge ...

Eleftherios B Sideris: Retrievable cardiac balloon placement. Wendell Coffee, August 11, 1998: US05792179 (77 worldwide citation)

This is an intravascular prothesis deliverable percutaneously with several cardiac applications including but not limited to heart valves, intravascular narrowings and cardiac defect occlusion. The device has a detachable sac connected through a thread or wire outside the body where it is immobilize ...

Randall S Hickle, Patrick J Griffin: Body warmer. Advanced Warming Systems, Tracy Druce, Wendell Coffee, April 5, 1994: US05300100 (60 worldwide citation)

Warm air is distributed through a device and diffused along a person's body who is lying under a blanket. Warm air is supplied to the invention from a base unit that has various settings with respect to temperature of air supplied to the invention. The device has three distribution tubes that are lo ...