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Ramon B Gustilo: Compression bone screw. Sherman & Shalloway, August 7, 1984: US04463753 (317 worldwide citation)

A compression screw having a proximal portion and a distal portion integrally interconnected by an intermediate tapering portion. The proximal and distal portions have threads of the same pitch. The intermediate portion has a smooth outer surface tapering the larger diameter proximal portion into th ...


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Leon A Teuscher: Multi-layer photoreceptor containing siloxane on a metal oxide layer. Xerox Corporation, Peter H Kondo, August 7, 1984: US04464450 (251 worldwide citation)

An electrostatographic imaging member having two electrically operative layers including a charge transport layer and a charge generating layer, the electrically operative layers overlying a siloxane film coated on a metal oxide layer of a metal conductive anode, said siloxane film comprising a reac ...


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Willard L Eastman, Abraham Lempel, Jacob Ziv, Martin Cohn: Apparatus and method for compressing data signals and restoring the compressed data signals. Sperry Corporation, Howard P Terry, Albert B Cooper, August 7, 1984: US04464650 (228 worldwide citation)

A compressor parses the input data stream into segments where each segment comprises a prefix and the next symbol in the data stream following the prefix. The prefix of a segment is the longest match with a previously parsed segment of the data stream. The compressor constructs a search tree data ba ...


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Eric S Lichtenstein: Computer-control medical care system. Blum Kaplan Friedman Silberman & Beran, August 7, 1984: US04464172 (216 worldwide citation)

A computer-controlled medical care system for use in the treatment and diagnosis of patients provides for either automatic or manual control of a wide variety of medical procedures including diagnostic procedures. The system accepts modular vessel structures, each type of structure being adapted for ...


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Anwar A Hussain: Method of administering narcotic antagonists and analgesics and novel dosage forms containing same. University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, August 7, 1984: US04464378 (195 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a novel method of administering narcotic antagonists, narcotic analgesics and related compounds, and novel dosage forms containing those compounds which are adapted for nasal administration. The nasal dosage forms disclosed include solutions, suspensions, gels and ointments. E ...


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Jon C Garito, Alan Ellman, Zvi Rozensher: Universal finger/foot switch adaptor for tube-type electrosurgical instrument. August 7, 1984: US04463759 (190 worldwide citation)

A novel self-powered control unit for interfacing a tube-type electrosurgical mainframe to a finger-switch handpiece comprises completely-isolated electrical circuitry for preventing harmful feedback from mainframe to handpiece, a control function in parallel with the conventional mainframe footswit ...


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Reiner Foerst: Driving simulator apparatus. Dr Ing Reiner Foerst, Becker & Becker, August 7, 1984: US04464117 (187 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for vehicle driving simulation including a cabin capable of being swivelled and having therewith a screen, control devices and the driver's seat, from where the road picture can be observed and controlled. The cabin is capable of being swivelled around an axis which is parallel to the view ...


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Robert J Horstmeyer, Larry J Weick: Down-hole drilling apparatus. Advanced Drilling Corporation, Thomas E Schatzel, August 7, 1984: US04463814 (172 worldwide citation)

A down-hole drilling apparatus having a drill tool assembly with a cutting head at one end connected to an umbilical which extends to a retrieval reel on the surface. The umbilical provides electrical power, drilling fluid and means for instrumentation and control signals to be transmitted between t ...


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Leonard A Fish, Thomas Hanger: Apparatus and method for currency validation. Casino Technology, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, August 7, 1984: US04464787 (172 worldwide citation)

A method of identifying and designating one of a plurality of denominations of a bill or other paper currency, and apparatus therefor, scans a line along the length of the bill, and stores significant pulses in the scanning signal. The position of the significant pulses are modified, in accordance w ...


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Donald W Schoendorfer, Lee E Hansen: Pheresis apparatus. Haemonetics Corporation, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, August 7, 1984: US04464167 (170 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an improvement in two-port centrifuge bowls in which component yield is enhanced by utilizing the centrifuge bowl for eluttriation, as well as centrifugation. In a particular embodiment, platelet yield is improved by terminating flow of anticoagulated whole blood from the d ...