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David C Auth: Non-sticking electrocautery system and forceps. Seed and Berry, January 8, 1985: US04492231 (626 worldwide citation)

A non-sticking electrocautery system having bipolar electrocautery forceps connected to an RF signal generator. The forceps includes a pair of electrically conductive arms movable toward and away from each other. The arms terminate in respective jaws which are adapted to grasp tissue to be cauterize ...


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Anil K Agrawal, Philip G Mullen, Vivatvong V Vadakan: Multicomputer communication system. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Paul F McCaul, Thomas H Jones, John R Manning, January 8, 1985: US04493021 (183 worldwide citation)

A local area network is provided for a plurality of autonomous computers (10) which operate at different rates and under different protocols coupled by network bus adapters (12) to a global bus (14). A host computer (HC) divides a message file to be transmitted into blocks, each with a header that i ...


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Ronald P Grunwald: Suture guide holder. Wells St John & Roberts, January 8, 1985: US04492229 (159 worldwide citation)

A suture guide holder is described for releasably securing the "Gabbay-Frater" type suture guides in place adjacent a surgical incision held open by a retractor. The holder includes a rigid frame with a central opening for access to the incision area. The frame is adapted to rest directly on the arm ...


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Warren B Bruene: Antenna tuner discriminator. Rockwell International Corporation, Michael E Taken, V Lawrence Sewell, H Fredrick Hamann, January 8, 1985: US04493112 (151 worldwide citation)

A simple technique and circuit is disclosed to replace prior Z-.theta. type discriminators in supplying the loading and phasing control signals to the impedance matching network in an automatic antenna tuner. The new circuit samples forward and reflected voltage V.sub.f and V.sub.r (or equivalently ...


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Lon H Kennard, Duane O Hall, Richard M Bangerter: Telephone alarm system. Salt Lake Communications, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, January 8, 1985: US04492820 (143 worldwide citation)

An automatic telephone message device for transmitting recorded messages to predetermined telephone numbers. The device is connected to the telephone jack and AC power source of the user's telephone, and is also connected to a standard tape recording system. One or more messages are recorded by the ...


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Glenn N Taylor: Hand-controllable switching device for electrosurgical instruments. Neomed Incorporated, John E Reilly, January 8, 1985: US04492832 (142 worldwide citation)

A hand-controllable switch for remote control of an electrosurgical instrument is comprised of an elongated hollow body composed of an electrically insulative material with an electrical conductor tube positioned therein, a blade member inserted lengthwise through a bore in connected relation to the ...


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Shlomo Gabbay: Heart valve. January 8, 1985: US04491986 (141 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic heart valve including a supporting structure comprising a substantially semi-circular base or armature of semi-rigid but somewhat flexible material with two upwardly projecting struts. The armature and struts may be encased with plastic or other suitable material; and are covered with s ...


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David T Green: Surgical clip applying apparatus having fixed jaws. United States Surgical Corporation, Robert R Jackson, John E Nathan, January 8, 1985: US04492232 (135 worldwide citation)

Surgical clip applying apparatus having a pair of laterally spaced fixed jaws with opposing clip forming surfaces which are inclined toward one another in the direction in which a clip is pushed into the jaws. Tissue to be clipped is positioned between the jaws. A clip is pushed into the jaws so tha ...


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Ghenz Kosova: Running shoe. Oltman and Flynn, January 8, 1985: US04492046 (133 worldwide citation)

A running shoe has a longitudinal slot in the sole extending from its back edge into the arch region and dividing the shoe sole into upper and lower segments. A spring wire in this slot decreases the velocity of the heel impact and then, as the runner's weight shifts forward onto the ball and toes o ...


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Martin E Banton, Pierre A Lavallee, Mehdi N Araghi, Joseph J Daniele, Kwok L Yip: Multiple array full width electro mechanical modulator. Xerox Corporation, Frederick E McMullen, January 8, 1985: US04492435 (127 worldwide citation)

A full width opto-mechanical modulator comprised of a silicon chip have dual rows or arrays of flexible finger-like reflectors disposed thereon in staggered facing relationship to one another. The reflectors, the surface of which is highly reflective, bend in response to the application of a predete ...