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Richard H McFarlane: Securing device for catheter placement assembly. December 12, 1978: US04129128 (515 worldwide citation)

A securing device for a catheter placement assembly comprising a pair of oppositely-extending wings connected together by an upstanding portion with an axial through hole along a line of symmetry between the wings and said through hole being adapted to be positioned over a catheter in position so th ...


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William F Van Eck: Staple-type fastener. Kenyon & Kenyon Reilly Carr & Chapin, December 12, 1978: US04129059 (283 worldwide citation)

A staple-type fastener includes a separate receiving member that is wider than the diameter of the staple prongs. In use, the prongs are inserted through sheets of material to be fastened together and then into the receiving member, which may be fitted with a tab to facilitate removal. One embodimen ...


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Robert W Lester, Robert Hotto: Patient monitoring system. Camin Research, Allison C Collard, Thomas M Galgano, December 12, 1978: US04129125 (232 worldwide citation)

A portable system for monitoring the vital signs of a patient such as ECG, temperature, respiration, heart beat etc. consisting of a substantially flat housing having either exposed electrodes or temperature sensors for contact with the patient's skin. The device may also include one or more microph ...


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Bruce A Amrine: Venous return catheter and a method of using the same. Sarns, Barnes Kisselle Raisch & Choate, December 12, 1978: US04129129 (210 worldwide citation)

A method and device for connecting a life support machine to the heart of a patient during open heart surgery which includes a two-stage venous return catheter having spaced inlet openings in the tip end and spaced from the tip end to insure proper connection to the various cavities of the heart and ...


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William J Bowerman, Stanley L James, Dennis E Vixie: Multilayered sole athletic shoe with improved foam mid-sole. BRS, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh Hall & Whinston, December 12, 1978: US04128950 (125 worldwide citation)

An athletic shoe of reduced weight is described employing low density, closed cell, synthetic plastic foam for an intermediate sole layer and/or heel lift sole layer between a harder outer sole layer and the shoe upper. The foam is a polyethylene or ethylene vinyl acetate foam having a density not s ...


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William Pepper Jr: Human-machine interface apparatus. Peptek, Jim Zegeer, December 12, 1978: US04129747 (109 worldwide citation)

A human-machine interface apparatus includes a first, or phase, surface with associated circuitry so devised that an alternating electrical field is created above the surface with its phase, relative to a fixed point on the surface, changing continuously along an axis of the surface; a second, or pi ...


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James A Rodrian: Animal identification system. Quarles & Brady, December 12, 1978: US04129855 (98 worldwide citation)

A transceiver unit includes an oscillator which generates a pulse train to a transceiver counter that connects to a display. The pulse train is also coupled by means of coils to a counter contained in a portable transponder unit which attaches to the animal. The transponder unit counter counts in sy ...


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Donald J Toman: Microwave radiating element and antenna array including linear phase shift progression angular tilt. Tull Aviation Corporation, Curtis Ailes, December 12, 1978: US04129872 (96 worldwide citation)

A slotted waveguide radiator for an antenna array is arranged to receive microwave energy inputs at either end for producing separate radiated beams and has loading slots having predetermined center-to-center spacings in the longitudinal dimension to provide a predetermined squint angle for each rad ...


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Boris A Yablochnikov: Inductor for magnetic pulse working of tubular metal articles. Lackenbach Lilling & Siegel, December 12, 1978: US04129846 (94 worldwide citation)

Disclosure is made of an inductor for magnetic pulse working of tubular metal articles, wherein the coil is composed of flat conductors insulated from one another and manufactured in the form of at least a sector portion of an annular disc helically bent at a pitch that ensures a displacement of a c ...


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John P Petrovich, Donald N Van Eenam: Polyamine-epihalohydrin resinous reaction products. Monsanto Company, R Bruce Blance, December 12, 1978: US04129528 (92 worldwide citation)

Resinous reaction products wherein the hydrohalide salt of a polyamine is condensed with an epihalohydrin provides improved wet strength and improved dry strength to cellulosic substrates such as paper, paperboard, and the like. It has been found that the wet strength and dry strength of paper produ ...