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Andrew Herczog: Surgical cutting instrument. Corning Glass Works, John P DeLuca, Burton R Turner, November 11, 1980: US04232676 (335 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a surgical cutting instrument having a blade portion and cutting edge therefor with electric input elements located near the cutting edge for cutting the tissue and cauterizing the surfaces of the incision, thereby allowing surgery to be more rapidly performed. This is ...


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Richard L Columbus: Liquid transport device and method. Eastman Kodak Company, Dana M Schmidt, November 11, 1980: US04233029 (253 worldwide citation)

A liquid transport device and method are disclosed, for controlled liquid flow. The device contains opposed surfaces providing a controlled capillary flow zone, each surface including means for directing flow along predetermined paths and at least one surface including means to permit liquid introdu ...


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Joseph H Schulman: Programmable human tissue stimulator. Pacesetter Systems, Freilich Hornbaker Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, November 11, 1980: US04232679 (227 worldwide citation)

An implanted heart and tissue stimulator is provided which is externally programmable so that stimulating signals generated thereby can be changed to meet the changing requirements of the user. Provision is made for verifying and screening control parameter words which are transmitted from an extern ...


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Walter S Ciciora: NTSC receiver useable with Teletext/Viewdata information. Zenith Radio Corporation, Thomas E Hill, November 11, 1980: US04233628 (210 worldwide citation)

A Teletext equipped NTSC television receiver system includes means for compressing the raster in the vertical direction in response to 625-line formatted Teletext signals to display normally overscanned horizontal lines on the television viewing screen. Thus 625-line formatted Teletext material may ...


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Gunther Nath: Apparatus for applying intense light radiation to a limited area. Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, November 11, 1980: US04233493 (191 worldwide citation)

The apparatus, used for example to stop bleeding by heat coagulation during surgery, comprises a high power incandescent lamp emitting intense radiation high in infrared content enclosed in a housing having a light guide means, such as a solid light pipe, providing a light exit surface. The exit sur ...


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Edward T Maggio, Richard L Wife, Edwin F Ullman: Reagents and method employing channeling. Syva Company, Bertram I Rowland, November 11, 1980: US04233402 (182 worldwide citation)

Method and compositions are provided for chemical analysis of an analyte which is a member of a specific binding pair of organic substances consisting of ligand and ligand receptor (antiligand). The method involves bringing together the following reagents with the analyte in an aqueous assay medium ...


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Edward E Luck, John R Daniels: Non-antigenic collagen and articles of manufacture. Collagen Corporation, Bertram I Rowland, November 11, 1980: US04233360 (144 worldwide citation)

Collagen, available from domestic animals, is freed of noncollagen proteins, glycosaminoglycans and lipids by enzymatic treatment with a proteolytic enzyme to yield a product which is soluble in dilute acidic aqueous solutions (collagen in solution--CIS). The naturally occurring collagen is modified ...


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Nigel J T Melican: Liquid absorption devices. Lever Brothers Company, Michael J Kelly, James J Farrell, Melvin H Kurtz, November 11, 1980: US04232674 (124 worldwide citation)

A liquid absorbent device such as a diaper, sanitary towel or tampon includes one or more layers of a material with capillarity and carries an absorbent deposit in a predetermined pattern, for example parallel stripes, to leave uncovered areas for capillary flow of liquid from saturated to unsaturat ...


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Gary Slangan, Masaaki Tsunashima: Ice cream package including compartment for heating syrup. International Flavors & Fragrances, Arthur L Liberman, November 11, 1980: US04233325 (123 worldwide citation)

A two-compartment package is provided which includes in a first lower compartment, frozen or refrigerated ice cream; and in a second upper compartment, frozen or refrigerated syrup with the frozen or refrigerated syrup being supported on a microwave reflective material and the microwave reflective m ...


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Michael Maul: Sorting method and machine. Maul Lochkartengerate, Michael J Striker, November 11, 1980: US04232861 (114 worldwide citation)

A sorting machine receives M successive groups of copies, each group consisting of N identical copies, to be converted into N complete sets of copies. N may considerably exceed the number of collecting bins of the sorting machine. In a first sorting operation, the cards are distributively sorted int ...