Nikolai N Kapitanov, Vladimir M Fedotov, Natalya P Petrova, Marya D Patsiora, Kim N Tsatsanidi, Oleg B Milonov: Surgical instrument for suturing organs. Holman & Stern, January 13, 1981: US04244372 (417 worldwide citation)

The instrument comprises a supporting part and a staple-receiving part connected pivotally to each other, their working ends carrying opposing longitudinal jaws. The longitudinal jaw of said staple-receiving part accommodates staple magazines. Made in said staple magazines in opposition to the stapl ...

Katsuaki Matsumoto, Yoshifumi Saeki, Osamu Tazawa, Minoru Kosaka, Masaki Saito, Hiroki Uemura, Tetuo Kanazashi, Seiji Hashimoto, Tsuyoshi Fujiwara, Tsutomu Fukui, Saburo Takaoka, Tsutomu Suzuki, Shozo Nakamuta, Toshihiko Hosaka, Kuniaki Shiratori, Youichiro Tsuda, Takashi Morii, Sumitaka Matsumura, Morihisa Oka: Interactive CATV system. Pioneer Electronic Corporation, Fraser and Bogucki, January 13, 1981: US04245245 (278 worldwide citation)

A two-way CATV system having a substantial number of terminals incorporates a central processor and transmitter system which continually interrogates the terminals at high speed, monitoring changes of usage of premium programs and other data while also permitting central control of access to restric ...

John O Besemer, Clifford J Bellamy: Selection of addressed processor in a multi-processor network. Burroughs Corporation, Alfred W Kozak, Nathan Cass, Kevin R Peterson, January 13, 1981: US04245306 (205 worldwide citation)

A multiple processor network is described whereby a "Sender" processor can address a "Receiver" processor within a system of processors and select the first processor which is found to be in an idle condition, and whereby a Sender can address processors of a specially indicated type. A Global Memory ...

David L Richter: Processing system with dual buses. Rockwell International Corporation, V Lawrence Sewell, Howard R Greenberg, H Fredrick Hamann, January 13, 1981: US04245344 (167 worldwide citation)

A processing system is disclosed in which transfers between processors and memory are made on dual redundant buses. In a transfer, the transmitting unit sends the same information simultaneously on each of the buses. The receiving unit makes parity checks on each bus, and compares the information re ...

Charles C Anderson: Endotracheal tube control device. John E Benoit, January 13, 1981: US04244362 (166 worldwide citation)

An endotracheal intubation control device is disclosed which is used with a flexible tube that is tapered for insertion into the trachea of a patient. A stylet is provided having a length greater than the tubular member and of a dimension allowing passage through the member with first magnetic means ...

Irving Feinberg, Jack L Langdon: Package for mounting and interconnecting a plurality of large scale integrated semiconductor devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Wolmar J Stoffel, January 13, 1981: US04245273 (130 worldwide citation)

A package for mounting, interconnecting, and cooling a large number of integrated circuit semiconductor devices having a sintered multilayer ceramic substrate provided with an internal metallurgy network made up of voltage planes, X and Y signal planes, and fan-out planes, with I/O pins on the botto ...

Kenneth J Hoffer: Intraocular lens. Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, January 13, 1981: US04244060 (129 worldwide citation)

An intraocular lens includes a lens body and a plurality of lens-centering filaments extending outwardly in a common plane from spaced rim portions of the lens body. The lens is particularly adapted for implantation in the eye posterior chamber after extracapsular cataract extraction. When the filam ...

William L Furlow, Michael A Mikulich: Tool for positioning implantable medical prosthetic device _and method of using same. American Medical Systems, Williamson Bains Moore & Hansen, January 13, 1981: US04244370 (122 worldwide citation)

The tool comprises a hollow barrel having an obturator slidably mounted therein and having a rounded forward end. A locating device is attached to the barrel to stabilize the obturator in the plurality of predetermined positions as it is moved along the bore of the barrel. A needle having suture mat ...

Lyle H Mathews: Conduit spacer system. Philip M Hinderstein, January 13, 1981: US04244542 (114 worldwide citation)

A system for supporting a plurality of conduits above another in parallel, spaced-apart relationship including a base unit for supporting the bottom conduit, the base unit comprising a base and a U-shaped member having an open end for receiving the bottom conduit and supporting same, and an intermed ...

Robert W Pascoe, Richard W Thill: Microwave frequency converter. Eaton Corporation, Kevin Redmond, January 13, 1981: US04245355 (113 worldwide citation)

A frequency converter, incorporating a subharmonic mixer and a YIG tuned local oscillator filter in an integrated circuit configuration, provides improved conversion efficiency and ease of fabrication.