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Alejandro Zaffaroni: Microporous drug delivery device. Alza Corporation, Paul L Sabatine, Edward L Mandell, Thomas E Ciotti, November 23, 1976: US03993072 (321 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery device for administering a drug at a controlled rate for a prolonged period of time to produce a local or systemic physiological or pharmacological effect is comprised of a wall surrounding a reservoir containing a drug. The reservoir is formed of a solid drug carrier permeable to th ...


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Alejandro Zaffaroni: Novel drug delivery device. Alza Corporation, Thomas E Ciotti, Paul L Sabatine, Edward L Mandell, November 23, 1976: US03993073 (286 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery device for administering a drug at a controlled rate for a prolonged period of time to produce a local or systemic physiological or pharmacological effect is comprised of a wall surrounding a reservoir containing a drug. The reservoir is formed of a drug carrier permeable to the pass ...


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Phillip J Cram, David A Redford: Thermal recovery of hydrocarbons from tar sands. Texaco Exploration Canada, Thomas H Whaley, Carl G Ries, Charles L Bauer, November 23, 1976: US03993132 (229 worldwide citation)

A method for the recovery of low API gravity viscous oils or bitumen from a subterranean formation by the injection of a mixture of an oxygen-containing gas and steam having an optimum gas/steam ratio that is decreased as the cumulative amount of steam is increased.


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Surendra N Sehgal, Teodora M Blazekovic, Claude Vezina: Rapamycin and process of preparation. Ayerst McKenna and Harrison, November 23, 1976: US03993749 (203 worldwide citation)

Antibiotic rapamycin is producible by culturing Streptomyces hygroscopicus NRRL 5491 in an aqueous nutrient medium. Rapamycin has antifungal properties. Methods for its preparation and use are disclosed.


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Richard G Buckles, Harold M Leeper, Su Il Yum, Alan S Michaels: Liquid delivery device bladder. Alza Corporation, Thomas E Ciotti, Paul L Sabatine, Edward L Mandell, November 23, 1976: US03993069 (179 worldwide citation)

An improvement in liquid dispensers, especially those used to infuse liquid drugs into patients from an expansible elastomeric bladder of specific geometry and elastomeric properties, is disclosed. The improvement is in making the bladder from an elastomeric composition whose stress relaxation does ...


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Brian E Belcher, John G Cambell: Method of and apparatus for establishing emergency communications in a two-way cable television system. TOCOM, Giles C Clegg Jr, November 23, 1976: US03993955 (179 worldwide citation)

In a two-way cable television communications system wherein a central or master station is coupled to a plurality of remote stations through a coaxial cable network, each remote unit is provided with means for decoding an emergency alert transmission signal from the master station to generate an int ...


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Charles A Homsy: Implantable material and appliances and method of stabilizing body implants. Vinson Elkins Searls Connally & Smith, November 23, 1976: US03992725 (153 worldwide citation)

A composition of material suitable for in vivo implantation to provide an environment in which normal tissue growth is fostered which composition is a porous fibrous structure in which the critical surface tension of the fibers is 35 dynes per centimeter or higher. This composition in the preferred ...


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Richard C Chu, Omkarnath R Gupta, Un Pah Hwang, Robert E Simons: Gas encapsulated cooling module. International Business Machines Corporation, Harold H Sweeney Jr, November 23, 1976: US03993123 (138 worldwide citation)

A gas encapsulated cooling unit is provided for one or more heat generating components mounted on a substrate. A heat conductive cap is sealed to the substrate enclosing the heat generating components. The wall of the cap opposite the substrate contains elongated openings therein extending towards t ...


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Sven Erik Bergentz, Kurt Sven Theodore Strid: Insert for use preferably in vascular surgery. Gambro, Lerner David Littenberg & Samuel, November 23, 1976: US03993078 (131 worldwide citation)

An insert for use preferably in vascular surgery which includes an unperforated, hollow body of substantially circular cross-section. The body is provided with a spiral line of fracture extending about the periphery of the body and defining continuous spiral coils to thereby weaken the cohesion of t ...


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Herbert S Loseff: Suction tube and retrograde flushing for wounds, body cavities and the like. Norman Lettvin, November 23, 1976: US03993080 (127 worldwide citation)

A drainage tubing for wounds, or body cavities, is described. The tubing is placed and retained in the wound site in an improved manner by means of an inflatable balloon positioned in the intact, healthy tissue adjacent the patient's skin, or in the body cavity adjacent a wall thereof. The drainage ...



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