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Edmund F Rybicki, Kenneth Ray Wheeler, Lewis E Hulbert, Manuel Tom Karagianes, Craig R Hassler: Porous expandable device for attachment to bone tissue. Battelle Memorial Institute, Philip M Dunson, March 15, 1977: US04011602 (449 worldwide citation)

A device for attaching to substantially solid living bone tissue, comprising a body member having an outer surface shaped to fit approximately into an empty space in the tissue and having pores into which the tissue can grow to strengthen the bond between the device and the tissue, and adjustable me ...


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Osamu Komiya: Electrical apparatus for treating affected part in a coeloma. Olympus Optical, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, March 15, 1977: US04011872 (355 worldwide citation)

An apparatus comprises an electrode operating member which is disposed within the distal end portion of an electrically insulating flexible tube which is adapted to be inserted into a coeloma. A plurality of electrodes for treating an affected part are attached to the electrode operating member, whi ...


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Carl C Enger: Implantable electric terminal for organic tissue. Case Western Reserve University, March 15, 1977: US04011861 (177 worldwide citation)

A non-reacting implantable electric terminal for organic tissue, which is porous and intermeshes with the tissue including blood capillaries without the formation of a fibrous tissue encapsulation that reduces the sensitivity of tissue to electricity. This electric terminal is composed of tissue-com ...


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Doris Beryl Wachsmann, Reginald Francis Thomas: Closure having indicating means. Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 15, 1977: US04011829 (125 worldwide citation)

A container closure which indicates the number of times which a container is opened comprises a counting screw cap for a container three members arranged for rotation relative to one another, the first member threadedly engaging the neck of the container, the second member being arranged to be manua ...


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Eugene P Finger, Edward M Marwell: Battery control system for battery operated vehicles. Curtis Instruments, Pennie & Edmonds, March 15, 1977: US04012681 (120 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for monitoring the state of charge of batteries in a fleet of electrically powered vehicles. Each battery has associated with it an integrator module which registers both the depletion and charging of the battery. While the battery is in use in the vehicle, a portion of the cur ...


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Bobby E Black: Method for making a pipe coupling. PSI Products, Spensley Horn & Lubitz, March 15, 1977: US04011652 (119 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method for making an electrically insulative coupling which is inserted between and coupled to two lengths of metallic pipe. The method comprises the steps of machining one end of two short sections of metallic pipe to provide a circumferential groove, inserting O rings on ...


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William Seiler Jr: Tubular cutting instrument. David Kopf Instruments, March 15, 1977: US04011869 (111 worldwide citation)

A cutting instrument is provided, particularly applicable to vitreous surgery, having an elongated, tubular housing formed with a cutting orifice near its end. A resilient, inner tubular member is slidably mounted coaxially within the tubular housing. The tubular housing is bent in a manner to displ ...


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Lewis Balamuth, Arthur Kuris, Manuel Karatjas: Ultrasonic motors and converters. Ultrasonic Systems, March 15, 1977: US04012647 (106 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses various embodiments of an ultrasonic motor and converter adapted to be used in home or industrial ultrasonic devices. The ultrasonic motor is generally of a piezoelectric material having a removable tip or of a design in which the complete motor is contained in a housing, whi ...


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Charles Nelson Lynk Jr, James Joseph Mikulski: Transmission trunk multichannel dispatch system with priority queuing. Motorola, Victor Myer, James W Gillman, March 15, 1977: US04012597 (103 worldwide citation)

A communication system of the type wherein a central station assigns a limited number of information channels to a requesting one of a plurality of remote stations is disclosed. The requesting station sends its identification signal along with the request signal to the central station on a signal ch ...


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Philip Nicholas Sawyer: Packaged prosthetic device. Roberts & Cohen, March 15, 1977: US04011947 (91 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device is packaged for surgical use by detachably coupling a support to the device, cleaning substantially all of the foreign material from the device, and encapsulating the thusly cleaned device in an openable capsule with the support extending therethrough. The encapsulated device and ...