Anton Hubert Clemens, Robert Weston Myers: Blood glucose control apparatus. Miles Laboratories, Louis E Davidson, October 25, 1977: US04055175 (572 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is described for controlling blood glucose concentration in a subject by selected infusion of insulin and/or glucose, depending upon the general blood glucose concentration. This apparatus comprises in combination sensor means for measuring the blood glucose concentration and for providing ...

Hamzeh Karami: Absorbent article with retained hydrocolloid material. Colgate Palmolive Company, Powell L Sprunger, October 25, 1977: US04055180 (243 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article comprising, an absorbent pad assembly having an absorbent pad, and pockets for retaining a hydrocolloid material in association with the pad.

Michio Tany: Electrical therapeutic apparatus. October 25, 1977: US04055190 (188 worldwide citation)

An electrical therapeutic apparatus which comprises an oscillator for selectively generating a low or high frequency, a selector associated with said oscillator to determine a voltage having an intrinsic frequency of specified wave suitable to an affected meridian and a means for applying the select ...

Arthur Hirsch, Francis X Spiegel, John M Ramsbottom: Controlled atmosphere package. Standard Packaging Corporation, October 25, 1977: US04055672 (182 worldwide citation)

A package is provided for controlling the atmospheric condition of a packaged product and includes first and second package walls sealed at their peripheries to define a product cavity therebetween. One package wall is formed from a gas impermeable material and the second package wall includes a com ...

Paul Feneberg, Ulrich Krekeler: Silicone contact lens with hydrophilic surface treatment. Agfa Gevaert Aktiengesellschaft, Michael J Striker, October 25, 1977: US04055378 (139 worldwide citation)

A contact lens has a concave surface which is adapted to contact the cornea of an eye and a convex surface which is adapted to contact the eyelid. At least the convex surface of the lens possesses hydrophilic characteristics although the concave surface of the lens preferably possesses such characte ...

Asher Porath Furedi: Apparatus and method for removing fine particles from a liquid medium by ultrasonic waves. Benjamin J Barish, October 25, 1977: US04055491 (129 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method are described for using ultrasonic waves for removing microscopic particles from a liquid medium, such as algae from a solar or refuse pond, or blood cells from blood. The described apparatus includes an ultrasonic generator propagating ultrasonic waves of over one megacycle per ...

John E Pettit, Dorothy E Pettit: Inflatable body support cushion, particularly to support a woman during pregnancy. Roy E Mattern Jr, David H Deits, Kenneth S Kessler, October 25, 1977: US04054960 (128 worldwide citation)

A continuously and adjustably inflatable cushion supports the entire body length of a prone, face down, expectant mother, and is shaped to accommodate and conform to the enlarged contours of her body during pregnancy and immediately afterward. An essentially circular opening passes completely throug ...

William D Cornell: Fluid collection device with phase partitioning means. Sherwood Medical, Stanley N Garber, William R O Meara, October 25, 1977: US04055501 (116 worldwide citation)

A blood collection device includes a tube for receiving a sample of whole blood for centrifugal separation into the lighter phase, plasma or serum, and the heavier cellular phase. The tube has a needle-pierceable stopper at one end for maintaining a negative pressure in the tube. A blood phase parti ...

Joseph Green, Michael Anthony Cawthorne: Fibrinolytic compositions. Beecham Group, Jacobs & Jacobs, October 25, 1977: US04055635 (105 worldwide citation)

Fibrinolytic pharmaceutical compositions are provided in unit dosage form and comprise a water-soluble complex of a proteolytic enzyme linked covalently to a polymeric substance.

James V Knab: Surgical masking and ventilating system. Leydig Voit Osann Mayer & Holt, October 25, 1977: US04055173 (104 worldwide citation)

A surgical masking and ventilating system for protecting an operating zone from contaminants emanated by members of a surgical team during an operation. The system includes protective apparel for substantially isolating each member of the surgical team from the environment of the operating zone, a s ...