Richard L Kronenthal, Matthew H Wykoff: Surgical method. Ethicon, Wayne R Eberhardt, February 8, 1977: US04006747 (577 worldwide citation)

A method for closing wounds and surgical incisions in mammalian tissue which comprises fastening an approximated wound or incision with a series of devices comprising a short filament with a head on each end, each device being surgically placed so that the filament traverses the wound or incision wi ...

David A Redford, Stephen M Creighton: Thermal recovery of hydrocarbon from tar sands. Texaco Exploration Canada, T H Whaley, C G Ries, Charles L Bauer, February 8, 1977: US04006778 (224 worldwide citation)

A method for the recovery of low API gravity viscous oils or bitumens from a subterranean formation by the injection of a mixture of an oxygen-containing gas and steam at a temperature corresponding to the temperature of saturated steam at the pressure of the formation.

Rudolph J Kranys, Marlin S Heilman, Ronald J Zdrojkowski, George R Swann: Angiographic injector. Medrad, Fleit & Jacobson, February 8, 1977: US04006736 (200 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for injecting fluid, specifically contrast media, into the vascular system of a human being or other animal. The apparatus comprises a head portion and a control unit. The head portion includes the motor and drive components, and carries a removable syringe cartridge containing the flui ...

Roland Moreno: Data-transfer system. Societe anonyme dite Societe Internationale pour l Innovation, Pierce Scheffler & Parker, February 8, 1977: US04007355 (183 worldwide citation)

A system for transferring data between persons, for example in lieu of cash transactions, requires that each person to or from whom data is to be transferred carries a portable electronic device including a memory. Data transfer means in the form of data recording devices are provided at fixed locat ...

Wesley Irving Crabiel: Rotary cutter for a road planer. Dresser, John M Lorenzen, February 8, 1977: US04006936 (120 worldwide citation)

The invention is an improved rotary cutter for a road planer, particularly a cold planer. The rotary cutter comprises a thick-walled metal drum fitted with improved cutter bits and bit holders, according to a pre-selected pattern. The holders are attached on the drum surface, and each has a tapered ...

Joseph L Mincer, John M Pochan: Mechanically viable developer materials. Xerox Corporation, February 8, 1977: US04007293 (116 worldwide citation)

Improved electrostatographic developer mixtures comprising finely-divided toner particles electrostatically clinging to the surface of carrier particles wherein the carrier particles comprise a core having an outer layer thereon of poly(2-vinyl-pyridine) mixed with polyurethane. The use of said deve ...

Richard W Anderson, Frederick F Bodenrader: Back-lighted display arrangement. GTE Sylvania Incorporated, Peter Xiarhos, Elmer J Nealon, Norman J O Malley, February 8, 1977: US04006546 (113 worldwide citation)

A back-lighted display arrangement including a soft, compressible opaque light baffle sandwiched between a lamp assembly and a display panel. The light baffle has a grid-like configuration defining a plurality of compartments each of which is arranged to receive a different one of a plurality of lam ...

Jorgen Anders Christensen, Richard Felt Squires: 4-Phenylpiperidine compounds. Ferrosan, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, February 8, 1977: US04007196 (97 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to new 3-substituted 1-alkyl-4-phenylpiperidines, being useful as antidepressant and anti-Parkinson agents, and to their production.

Peter Leslie Steer: Locking cannula mount. Abbott Laboratories, Robert L Niblack, Neil E Hamilton, February 8, 1977: US04006744 (85 worldwide citation)

A device for securing a length of cannula tubing to facilitate the introduction of fluids into the tubing wherein a sleeve of flexible tubing is disposed between an entry passage for the cannula tubing and an opposing entry passage for communication with a source of fluid. Hinged jaw or wing members ...

Marcian E Hoff Jr: Wafer scale integration system. Intel Corporation, Spensley Horn & Lubitz, February 8, 1977: US04007452 (83 worldwide citation)

A system and method for interconnecting a plurality of separate memories (on other circuits) on a wafer so as to electrically exclude defective memories and include operative memories. A single discretionary connection is associated with each of the separate memories and such connection is made (or ...