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Floyd C Rowland: Attachment for catheter tube. Rexar, Head Johnson & Stevenson, December 6, 1983: US04419097 (551 worldwide citation)

An attachment for catheter device for reducing discomfort for a male patient and comprising an open ended substantially cylindrical housing for receiving a male member therein, and having a closed end apertured for receiving a catheter tube therethrough, the open end of the housing being provided wi ...


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Jean Louis Guay: Device for treating living tissue with an electric current. December 6, 1983: US04418692 (337 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed for use in a laparoscopic tubal cauterization for blocking the fallopian tubes of a patient. The device comprises a substantially tubular body member having a piston slidably mounted therein. A spring urges the piston to a first position relative to the body member. A button ex ...


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Roy G Gordon: Non-iridescent glass structures. Andrew F Kehoe, December 6, 1983: US04419386 (210 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes transparent glass window structures of the type bearing a coating of infra-red reflective material which is advantageously less than about 0.85 microns in thickness and wherein the observance of iridescence resulting from such a reflective coating is markedly reduced by pro ...


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Lyndon D Boyer, Ardis L Anderson, Michael W Britton: Thermal oil recovery with solvent recirculation. Conoco, Richard W Collins, December 6, 1983: US04418752 (206 worldwide citation)

A process for the production of heavy oil from a subterranean oil reservoir by the injection of a hot aqueous fluid into the reservoir and the injection of a diluent solvent down the production well to produce a blend of solvent and oil having a decreased viscosity. The reservoir oil has a density g ...


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Bart J Zoltan: Device for indicating last medication usage. American Cyanamid Company, Alphonse R Noe, December 6, 1983: US04419016 (183 worldwide citation)

A patient medication use compliance aid which enables the users to readily ascertain the time at which they took a previous dose of medication. A time keeping device is incorporated into a typical container for medicinal products without the need for complicated container construction or complex mec ...


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Peter M Howley, Nava Sarver, Ming Fan Law: Recombinant DNA process utilizing a papilloma virus DNA as a vector. The United States of America represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, John S Roberts Jr, December 6, 1983: US04419446 (178 worldwide citation)

A novel method and composition are provided for the replication and expression of exogenous genes in eukaryotic cells. A segment of a papilloma virus genome capable of extrachromosomal replication is linked to the foreign gene(s) using recombinant DNA techniques to provide a biologically functional ...


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Robert J O Hara: Multi-cable conduit for floors and walls. Leydig Voit Osann Mayer & Holt, December 6, 1983: US04419535 (158 worldwide citation)

A multi-cable conduit has a housing which is opened at opposite ends, and a plurality of partitions dividing the interior of the housing into a plurality of compartments extending between the open ends. Each of the compartments is sized to receive a multiplicity of cables extending through the compa ...


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Ioannis V Yannas, John F Burke, Dennis P Orgill, Eugene M Skrabut: Method of promoting the regeneration of tissue at a wound. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arthur A Smith Jr, David E Brook, December 6, 1983: US04418691 (136 worldwide citation)

This invention comprises the use of centrifugal force to introduce viable cells into a fibrous lattice, as well as fibrous lattices that are seeded with cells by the use of centrifugal force. A variety of fibrous lattices may be seeded by the methods of this invention, such as a highly porous lattic ...


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Michael D Stephenson, Winston A Waller: Position measuring system. Elliott Brothers, Kirschstein Kirschstein Ottinger & Cobrin, December 6, 1983: US04419012 (131 worldwide citation)

A position measuring system comprising a transmitter (5, 19) mounted on one body and arranged to direct a flashing beam of radiation onto an area sensor (11) which is mounted on the other body and forms part of a receiver arranged to produce an output indicative of the position of impingement of the ...