Aisenberg Sol, Chang Kuo Wei: Blood glucose level monitoring-alarm system and method therefor. Whittaker Corporation, Birch Richard J, September 24, 1974: US3837339 (523 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for monitoring blood glucose levels. In the preferred embodiment a glucose diffusion-limited fuel cell is implanted in a living body. The output current of the fuel cell is proportional to the glucose concentration of the body fluid electrolyte and is therefore directly indica ...

Green David T: Powering instrument for stapling skin and fascia. United States Surgical Corporation, Fleit Gipple & Jacobson, September 24, 1974: US3837555 (240 worldwide citation)

A disposable staple cartridge housing a plurality of staples on a flexible belt and adapted to inject and form the staples, singly, into the disunited skin or fascia of a patient. Downwardly projecting flanges on a staple pusher act directly on the forwardmost staple positioned between a pair of adj ...

Matar Adel F: Venous valve snipper. Schermerhorn Lee R, September 24, 1974: US3837345 (170 worldwide citation)

A cylindrical catheter-type instrument has a tubular member slidable lengthwise relative to a distal head member. The instrument may be inserted in the distal end of a vein in closed position causing it to pass through the venous valves in the direction of normal blood flow. When the instrument is p ...

Losell Ernst Ingvar: Multiple glazing unit. Emmaboda Glasverk, Browne Beveridge Degrandi & Kline, September 24, 1974: US3837129 (158 worldwide citation)

A multiple glazing unit comprising two glass sheets and at least one impact resistant middle sheet of plastic material which to compensate for the elongation of the plastic and for temperature changes is so mounted that there is an additional space for the middle sheet in which to expand in its own ...

Tower Allen J: Inflatable balloon-type pacing probe. Electro Catheter Corporation, Lilling & Siegel, September 24, 1974: US3837347 (144 worldwide citation)

A catheter device having a tubular assembly with a forward probe portion including spaced proximal and distal members having electrodes secured thereto and being provided with inflatable means comprising a balloon member interconnecting said members; and fluid receiving means in communication with t ...

Shattuck Meredith David, Weiche William Joseph: Photoconductor overcoated with triarylpyrazoline charge transport layer. International Business Machines Corporation, Walsh Joseph G, September 24, 1974: US3837851 (115 worldwide citation)

Electrophotographic plates are provided having a charge generation layer and a separate charge transport layer comprising a tri-aryl pyrazoline compound having the formula: ##SPC1##Wherein n is zero or one, and A, A.sup.1 and A.sup.2 are each aryl radicals.

Roseberg Harry G: Apparatus for handling and counting pills and the like. Miketta Glenny Poms & Smith, September 24, 1974: US3837139 (110 worldwide citation)

To improve the reliability and speed of handling and counting pills, such as for filling prescriptions, an apparatus is provided in which a rotatable turn-table member and coaxial rotatable inner member centrally located of the turn-table and having an upper surface coplanar therewith serve to rotat ...

Conner Jesse R: Method of making wastes non-polluting and disposable. Chemfix, Brown Murray Flick & Peckham, September 24, 1974: US3837872 (105 worldwide citation)

An aqueous solution of an alkali metal silicate is mixed with waste material and a silicate setting agent to cause the silicate and setting agent to react with each other. The proportions of the silicate and setting agent are such that the reaction converts the mixture into a consolidated chemically ...

Goucher Robert G: Surgical instrument employing electrically neutral, d.c. induced cold plasma. Hogle Kearns International, Trask David V, Bojanowski Richard F, September 24, 1974: US3838242 (94 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument (plasma scalpel) generates an electric field plasma in a carrier gas for cutting and/or cauterizing tissue. The instrument includes a tubular conductor for carrying both current and gas to an anode. The gas flows from the tubular conductor, around the surface of an anode, and t ...

Tucker Jr Robert C: Process for producing a corrosion resistant duplex coating. Union Carbide Corporation, Terminello Dominic J, September 24, 1974: US3837894 (75 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a corrosion resistant duplex coating having a metallurgically sealed undercoat, said undercoat being obtained by plasma depositing two or more materials onto a substrate in a substantially unreacted state so that when the coated substrate is heat treated in a non-oxidizing at ...