Rudolph Muto: Sterile assembly for protecting and fastening an indwelling device. Pearson & Pearson, July 12, 1983: US04392853 (698 worldwide citation)

A sterile assembly and method for protecting and affixing an indwelling device such as an elongated catheter, or pacer lead, in an incision in the human body includes an elongated, hollow tubular, sheath of transparent, relatively limp, impervious plastic having at its proximal end a dome of self-su ...

Robert D George, Georgio di Palma: Wound drainage device. Sherwood Medical Company, William R O Meara, Stanley N Garber, July 12, 1983: US04392858 (507 worldwide citation)

A wound drainage device is provided which includes a manually operable suction pump having inlet and outlet ports, and a pliable fluid storage bag having a pair of plastic sheets in face-to-face contact and an inlet. The pump inlet port is adapted to be connected to a wound suction catheter for remo ...

Kenichi Nakamura, Shiro Nankai, Takashi Iijima: Electrochemical measuring apparatus comprising enzyme electrode. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, July 12, 1983: US04392933 (312 worldwide citation)

An immobilized enzyme electrode effective in measurement of the substrate concentration of the enzyme and in conversion from enzyme reaction energies into electric energies. The immobilized enzyme, of an oxidase system, such as glucose oxidase, amino acid oxidase, xanthine oxidase or the like and a ...

John H Petre, Delos M Cosgrove: Infusion pump controller. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fay & Sharpe, July 12, 1983: US04392849 (267 worldwide citation)

A closed loop medication introduction system controls the rate at which medication is introduced into a patient in response to a monitored physiological condition. The system includes a monitor for monitoring the level or magnitude of the physiological condition and an infusion pump for introducing ...

Bernard J New: Bit slice microprogrammable processor for signal processing applications. Advanced Micro Devices, Gary T Aka, J Ronald Richbourg, July 12, 1983: US04393468 (216 worldwide citation)

A programmable device for signal processing applications in which short loops of digital data are processed repetitively and in parallel. The device consist of five independently programmable subsystems whose functions are able to operate simultaneously. The apparatus is intended for use in a connec ...

Peter D Besen, Don H Shulsinger, Stuart D Goldberg: Remote tuner control system. Selectastation, Gipple & Hale, July 12, 1983: US04393277 (156 worldwide citation)

A remote tuner control system for responding to command signals transmitted by a user on a full-duplex communication channel. The tuner control system comprises a tone decoder coupled to the communication channel for conversion of pushbutton telephone tones generated by a user to binary numeric data ...

William L Thomas: Teletext interface for digital storage medium having synthetic video generator. Zenith Radio Corporation, Jack Kail, July 12, 1983: US04393376 (154 worldwide citation)

A teletext interface is coupled between a television receiver and a medium storing a plurality of digitally encoded signals each representing a selected text/graphics character intended for transmission as a corresponding synthetic video signal during the active scanning intervals of a television si ...

Joseph C McMenamin: Vapor mass flow control system. J C Schumacher Company, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 12, 1983: US04393013 (138 worldwide citation)

A system for precisely controlling the mass flow rate of vapor from a bubbler by a carrier gas stream.

Roland Moraw, Gunther Schadlich: Process and apparatus for rendering visible charge images. Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Schwartz Jeffery Schwaab Mack Blumenthal & Koch, July 12, 1983: US04392711 (130 worldwide citation)

A process and apparatus for rendering visible an electrostatic charge image. The visible image is formed on the surface of a liquid by positioning a charge image adjacent the liquid at distances of about 10 to 1,000 .mu.m from the surface of the liquid without contacting the liquid.

William A Little: Micro miniature refrigerators. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, LeBlanc Nolan Shur & Nies, July 12, 1983: US04392362 (112 worldwide citation)

A microminiature cryogenic device for cooling in the milliwatt range includes a miniature refrigerator in which micron-sized fluid passages are defined in one or more internal surfaces of a laminate of glass or similar low thermal conductivity members by means of lithographic, etching or particle bl ...