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Brack G Hattler, Ronnie D Richards, William J Horgan: Venous catheter having collapsible multi-lumens. Brack Gillium Hattler, Robert C Dorr, September 27, 1983: US04406656 (385 worldwide citation)

A venous catheter having a central flexible lumen with a formed fluid passageway therein and a plurality of collapsible lumens mounted around the periphery of the central flexible lumen also having formed fluid passageways therein. The central flexible lumen being formed of material which is capable ...


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Henry R Roy: Prosthetic valve means for cardiovascular surgery. Kathryn Roy, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, September 27, 1983: US04406022 (185 worldwide citation)

Prosthetic valve means for use in heart surgery includes a retainer ring member designed to be attached to portions of a living heart. Leaflet means are supported for hinging movement in the retainer ring to simulate the movement of heart flaps in a human heart. The retainer ring means has inner per ...


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Werner Schmidt, Gerhard Mueller, Klaus Weber, Volker Wilke: Method and apparatus for light-induced scanning-microscope display of specimen parameters and of their distribution. Carl Zeiss Stiftung, Hopgood Calimafde Kalil Blaustein & Judlowe, September 27, 1983: US04407008 (167 worldwide citation)

The invention contemplates scanning-microscope display of plural observed parameters of an examined specimen, where the parameters derive from flying-spot light-exposure of the specimen, and where at least one of the observed parameters is outside the wavelength range of the flying-spot. In some ill ...


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Elwood R Horwinski, Edward P McGuire: Bladder control device and method. Hugh P Cash, H Gibner Lehmann, K Gibner Lehmann, September 27, 1983: US04406288 (148 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for conditioning the pelvic floor musculature of a living being to inhibit bladder contractility and relax the bladder so as to prevent involuntary urinary loss. The apparatus and method involve providing a pair of electrodes adapted for contact with tissue associated with th ...


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Phillip Bir: Oxygen cannulae for continuous administration of oxygen, and its associated mounting structure and method for mounting same onto the head of a patient. John A Young, Larry J Palguta, September 27, 1983: US04406283 (133 worldwide citation)

A looped cannula for administering oxygen and consisting of a flexible hollow tube having apertures disposed along a preselected midlength of the loop and at circumferentially spaced locations so that once the loop is encircled about the head of the patient and the loop is preferentially tightened, ...


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Gary A Lattin, Richard Spevak: Iontophoretic device with reversible polarity. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, John L Rooney, Joseph F Breimayer, September 27, 1983: US04406658 (132 worldwide citation)

An iontophoretic device in which the polarity of the electrodes is reversible. There is a current source and a pair of electrodes. A polarity control between the current source and the electrodes determines the direction of current flow through and between the electrodes. A timer circuit communicate ...


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Karel H Wesseling, Wilhelmus H Klawer: Device for the indirect, non-invasive and continuous measurement of blood pressure. Nederlandse Centrale Organisatie voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk, Cushman Darby and Cushman, September 27, 1983: US04406289 (117 worldwide citation)

A device for the indirect, non-invasive and continuous measurement of blood pressure in a finger by using a photo-electric plethysmograph having a pressure cuff to be placed around the finger and to be filled with fluid, an associated light source and light detector, an electronic circuit, and an el ...


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Robert P Cannone: Illumination devices. September 27, 1983: US04406040 (101 worldwide citation)

This invention is related to illumination devices and more particularly to flashlights and flashlight holding implements. A flashlight holding implement and flashlight is attached to a hat brim and enables the user to direct and adjust the angular position of the light beam, and eliminate the need f ...


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Takayuki Aihara: Apparatus for effecting automatic analysis. Olympus Optical Company, Parkhurst & Oliff, September 27, 1983: US04406547 (93 worldwide citation)

An automatic chemical analyzer comprising a turntable is disclosed which holds a number of cuvettes containing test liquids to be analyzed and is rotated about a center axis step by step at a given repetition rate, a panchromatic light source is arranged to project radially a measuring light beam fr ...


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William M Hott, John W Hundley: Ventilator device and mounting arrangement therefor. Philips, Biebel French & Nauman, September 27, 1983: US04406216 (92 worldwide citation)

A ceiling ventilation device, mountable in an opening in a ceiling between a pair of ceiling joists, includes a pair of mounting brackets. Each bracket, attachable at its ends to a pair of ceiling joists, includes a pair of spring biased mounting tangs spaced along the bracket. A housing defines an ...