Fred Sterzer, Robert W Paglione: Nonsymmetrical bulb applicator for hyperthermic treatment of the body. RCA Corporation, Samuel Cohen, Robert L Troike, Christopher L Maginniss, January 19, 1982: US04311154 (292 worldwide citation)

Apparatus using microwave energy for the therapeutic and hyperthermic treatment of an internal body organ such as the prostate gland. An irregularly shaped coaxial applicator having a narrow portion and a wide portion is inserted through the male anus into the rectum such that a substantially maximu ...

Janet M Esty, John A Cox: Disposable electrosurgical instrument. Neomed, John E Reilly, January 19, 1982: US04311145 (273 worldwide citation)

A disposable instrument is adaptable for use in electrosurgical operations, such as, coagulation procedures used in blocking off fallopian tubes, and is characterized by having an improved electrode and switch assembly which permits interchangeable but permanent mounting of electrodes of a selected ...

Sabet Abdou Sabet, Michael A Fath: Thermoplastic elastomeric blends of olefin rubber and polyolefin resin. Monsanto Company, Larry R Swaney, January 19, 1982: US04311628 (206 worldwide citation)

Thermoplastic elastomeric compositions, comprising blends of olefin rubber and polyolefin resin in which the rubber is cured with phenolic curative, exhibit superior properties including improved compression set and oil resistance.

Bernhardt E Kressner: Coated abrasive having brittle agglomerates of abrasive grain. Norton Company, Rufus M Franklin, January 19, 1982: US04311489 (181 worldwide citation)

A coated abrasive product has abrasive particles secured to a flexible backing by maker and size coats, each abrasive particle consisting essentially of an agglomerate of fine abrasive grains having an average diameter less than about 200 microns and an inorganic, brittle, matrix. The volume percent ...

Harold P Bovenkerk, Gordon M Kibler: Diamond and cubic boron nitride abrasive compacts using size selective abrasive particle layers. General Electric Company, Douglas B Little, Jerry K Mueller Jr, January 19, 1982: US04311490 (177 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improved process for preparing a composite compact wherein a mass of abrasive crystals, a mass of metal carbide, and a bonding medium are subjected to a high-temperature/high pressure process for providing a composite compact. The sintered carbide mass supports the mass of abrasive c ...

Terry M Wonder: Detachable balloon catheter apparatus and method. Sorenson Research Co, H Ross Workman, Rick D Nydegger, January 19, 1982: US04311146 (169 worldwide citation)

A detachable balloon catheter apparatus and method. The apparatus includes an introducer catheter which is attached at its trailing end to a source of pressurized fluid. The leading end of the catheter is attached to an inflatable balloon which may be inflated as the pressurized fluid is injected th ...

Josef A Huber: Process for assessing the quality of a printed product. Gretag Aktiengesellschaft, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, January 19, 1982: US04311914 (165 worldwide citation)

The differences between the scanned values of corresponding image points of a specimen and an original are formed by point-by-point scanning and comparison with an original. The difference values are subjected to a tone or shade correction, and then a weighting process and a minimum threshold correc ...

Osamu Komiya: Apparatus for resecting tissue inside the body cavity utilizing high-frequency currents. Olympus Optical, January 19, 1982: US04311143 (160 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an apparatus for resecting tissue inside the human body cavity by means of high-frequency currents which comprises an electrically insulating elongate tubular sheath, a first electrode exposed at the distal end portion of the sheath, a snare capable of advance and retreat within the she ...

William L Gerard: Infusion device. Sherwood Medical, Stanley N Garber, William R O Meara, January 19, 1982: US04311137 (154 worldwide citation)

A fluid administration device is provided which includes a catheter holder having a passage extending through it, a plastic cannula connected at the distal end of the passage, an elastomeric seal at the proximal end of the passage, and a fluid administration side port intermediate the ends of the pa ...

Francois Lange: Device for projecting ink droplets onto a medium. Smh Adrex, Kenyon & Kenyon, January 19, 1982: US04312009 (120 worldwide citation)

A device for projecting ink droplets through a set of projection holes to print a pattern under selective electrical or light pulse control.