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David T Green: Surgical instruments. United States Surgical Corporation, February 7, 1984: US04429695 (881 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling instrument has upper and lower elongate jaws for receiving a staple cartridge and an anvil respectively. A pusher bar and knife assembly including a pair of pusher bars and a central knife carrier moves longitudinally relative to the jaws to eject staples sequentially from the ma ...


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Hans A Timmermans: Hemostasis sheath. Cook, Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, February 7, 1984: US04430081 (352 worldwide citation)

Hemostasis cannula comprising a body having a passage therethrough adapted to receive a catheter and three side-by-side gaskets mounted in the passage. The gaskets form a seal around a catheter enclosed within the cannula. When the catheter is removed, the gaskets block air flow into the patient's b ...


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Evin L Cook: Oil recovery method. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, James F Powers Jr, Lawrence O Miller, February 7, 1984: US04429745 (217 worldwide citation)

Oil is recovered from an oil-bearing reservoir in a process employing an in-situ combustion process utilizing a combustion-supporting gas containing at least 75% by volume pure oxygen, and preferably substantially pure oxygen, and a sequence in which the production well or wells are cyclically throt ...


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William S H Cheung: Transmitting and receiving apparatus for permitting the transmission and reception of multi-tier subscription programs. Payview, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, February 7, 1984: US04430669 (176 worldwide citation)

During non-program hours, a subscription broadcast television station broadcasts in place of programming the time of a future special broadcast as well as other information to enable decoding circuitry of subscribers. The receiver at the subscriber's residence tunes during non-broadcast hours all su ...


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Charles D Bragg: Bleach catalyst compositions and use thereof in laundry bleaching and detergent compositions. The Procter & Gamble Company, Robert B Aylor, Richard C Witte, Thomas H O Flaherty, February 7, 1984: US04430243 (172 worldwide citation)

Laundry bleaching and detergent compositions comprising a peroxygen bleaching agent and a catalyst system therefor, the catalyst system comprising a heavy metal cation of defined bleach catalytic activity, particularly copper, iron or manganese cations, an auxiliary metal cation having little or no ...


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Irving Gimple, William Rodman: Video and data distribution module with subscriber terminal. The Manitoba Telephone System, Stanley G Ade, February 7, 1984: US04430731 (171 worldwide citation)

A subscriber data distribution system comprising first means for translating data received from a transmission line and transmitting the data to a subscriber terminal via a subscriber drop, second means for translating data received from a subscriber terminal and transmitting the data to the transmi ...


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James H Harris: Combined uterine injector and manipulative device. James D Givnan Jr, February 7, 1984: US04430076 (147 worldwide citation)

A combination uterine manipulative and injector device having a multi-lumen catheter for uterine insertion having an inflatable member at its insertable end which when inflated seals the lower portion of the uterus to retain fluid or gas injected into the uterine cavity and contributes to attachment ...


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Osami Yoshida, Hidekazu Tsuji, Yoshitada Nomura: Container inspection system. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, February 7, 1984: US04430568 (141 worldwide citation)

A package inspection system is used for automatic inspection of a different content or identification of a content in a package such as a container especially a large container in unloading from a ship without opening or unpacking the container and comprises an X-ray transmitter, an X-ray receiver, ...


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James E Beitel, Charles R Bruce, Gary R Cook, Charles F Mosier Jr, Edward L Sartore: Computer terminal security system. Marathon Oil Company, Jack L Hummel, February 7, 1984: US04430728 (140 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a system for securing the access of a remote computer terminal (130) to a centrally located host computer (300). The system includes a first security circuit (200) interconnected with a calling telephone (100), a calling modem (110), and the remote computer terminal (130) at t ...