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Mehdy Sabbaghian, Russell S Dailey, Gregory T Dobson, Hing W Tang, Glen J Schwartzberg: Valve cutter for arterial by-pass surgery. The Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University, Agricultural and Mechanical College, William D Kiesel, Robert C Tucker, October 6, 1992: US05152771 (430 worldwide citation)

A valve cutter for arterial bypass surgery is provided and includes a blade assembly for cutting the venous valves, a shaft for guiding the blade assembly through the bypass vein, an expansion means for preventing the blade assembly from contacting the walls of the bypass vein and for helping to pro ...


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Robert Desbrandes: Method and apparatus for testing subsurface formations. Louisiana State University, Agricultural and Mechanical College, William D Kiesel, Robert C Tucker, March 17, 1992: US05095745 (40 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for testing subsurface formations, particularly a formation having a permeability less than about 10 millidarcies is disclosed. The test is made by use of a down hole test tool designed in such a way as to control the decompression of the fluid as it enters the tool. The forma ...


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Mike Lantier Sr, Warren L Walmer Sr: Combination check valve & back pressure valve. Wellheads & Safety Control, William D Kiesel, C Dean Domingue, Joseph N Breaux, June 14, 1994: US05320181 (34 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a combination valve and back pressure valve which in one embodiment performs as a two-way check valve, and in another embodiment performs as a back pressure valve. The invention contains both apparatus and method claims. The valve includes a cylindrical member having an inle ...


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Jacob E Cloessner: Dual opening carrying bag. William D Kiesel, Robert C Tucker, June 27, 1995: US05427453 (33 worldwide citation)

A compartmentalized carrying bag is provided comprising a containment structure formed from wall members whose interior surfaces form a sealable interior cavity having a fixed maximum volume. The cavity is divided into separate sealable chambers by a dividing member attached to the interior surfaces ...


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Leonard W Prejean: Hunting stand system. William D Kiesel, Robert C Tucker, Timothy J Monahan, April 23, 1991: US05009283 (33 worldwide citation)

A versatile hunting stand is provided which may be supported by a tree, ladder or tripod. The stand has a collapsible seat assembly which serves as a foot bar when used as a climbing stand. Adjustable arms may be used as a component of the climbing bar assembly or when a ladder is connected to the f ...


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Frederick E Sistler, Malcolm E Wright: System and process for grain examination. Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Robert C Tucker, William D Kiesel, December 4, 1990: US04975863 (30 worldwide citation)

A particle examination system is provided, including a surface which provs a background such that particles on or suspended above the surface are distinguishable from the background; a video camera, for producing an image of the particles against the surface; and an image processor, connected to the ...


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Burt B Jackson: Utility pole having an access opening cover over a raised perimeter access opening. William D Kiesel, Robert C Tucker, Timothy J Monahan, April 3, 1990: US04914258 (30 worldwide citation)

A cover for the access opening of utility poles is provided which has a shell dimensioned to overlie the opening. The shell has a flanged perimeter which conforms to the outside diameter of the pole. The shell is held in place by a bolt which extends through the shell and into the interior of the po ...


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Ronald B Harris: Portable liquid-solid separator for bulk sludge. William D Kiesel, Timothy J Monahan, Robert C Tucker, May 29, 1990: US04929353 (29 worldwide citation)

A portable liquid-solid separator for handling sludge in bulk with an upright vessel having a bed with a drain and surrounding sides. A grate overlays the interior of the vessel, bed and sides. A filter overlays the grate, extending up the sides and overlapping the side grate. The separator is fille ...


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Jimmy J Kent: Apparatus for lifting and transporting powered wheelchairs. William D Kiesel, Robert C Tucker, Timothy J Monahan, May 3, 1988: US04741660 (27 worldwide citation)

A vehicle-mounted apparatus for lifting and transporting a wheelchair is provided comprising a base onto which the power wheelchair is driven and parked, and having a motorized lift mechanism which lifts the base and wheelchair to a height necessary for transport wherein the base is provided with a ...


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Gary E Alexander: Safety syringe. Medisys Technologies, William D Kiesel, Robert C Tucker, Russel O Primeaux, October 24, 1995: US05460611 (24 worldwide citation)

A safety syringe is disclosed. The syringe includes a syringe barrel, a plunger, a needle, a needle sleeve, and a pushrod. At one of the pushrod is attached to the needle sleeve while the other end of the pushrod protrudes slightly into the needle end of the syringe barrel. When the injection is adm ...