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Seymour Troy, Kenneth E Mullenix: Automatic lottery system. Kane Dalsimer Kane Sullivan and Kurucz, January 15, 1985: US04494197 (648 worldwide citation)

A wagering system having a central processor and a plurality of playing consoles remote therefrom with said console capable of providing data inputs to the central processor, with such data inputs including identification of the playing console, the player, amount played, and games selected which ma ...


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John P Albright, Robert K Martin, John A Dyson: Suturing device and method for using same. University of Iowa Research Foundation, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, January 15, 1985: US04493323 (475 worldwide citation)

The device of the present invention comprises an elongated tube which is adapted to be inserted into the body so that its internal end is positioned adjacent the tissue which is to be sutured. A plunger is sized to slide within the tube and includes at one end a grasping mechanism for releaseably gr ...


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Kaj Klaue: Surgical compression plate and drill guide. Synthes, Davis Hoxie Faithfull & Hapgood, January 15, 1985: US04493317 (320 worldwide citation)

A surgical compression plate is provided which is designed to permit the insertion of bone screws at angles up to 45.degree.. A drill guide capable of tilting to various angles, for use in connection with the novel plate is also disclosed.


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Michael R Treat: Bipolar electrocautery surgical snare. Hedman Gibson Costigan & Hoare, January 15, 1985: US04493320 (290 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrocautery surgical snare is described capable of performing the endoscopic removal of growths within a body cavity with improved precision and accuracy. The bipolar surgical snare comprises an electrically insulating elongated double lumen tubular member, a pair of flexible electrical ...


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Fred Wimbush: Distress radiolocation method and system. 122923 Canada, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, January 15, 1985: US04494119 (222 worldwide citation)

A dedicated distress radiolocation system combines direction-finding techniques with calculations based on signal strength to precisely locate a distress transmission and effect rescue of the person or property in distress. The system is capable of locating a distress transmission solely on the basi ...


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Robert W Beard, Russell F Kirk: Portable fluid infusion apparatus. OXIMETRIX, Robert S Kelly, January 15, 1985: US04493704 (190 worldwide citation)

A portable infusion device includes a disposable syringe which is located in a removable section of a compact package that comprises the device. In order to conserve space, a flexible piston rod assembly is provided wherein the syringe plunger head is connected to a thin flexible plunger stem which ...


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Albert K Chin, Thomas J Fogarty: Tubular extrusion catheter. Thomas J Fogarty, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, January 15, 1985: US04493711 (181 worldwide citation)

A catheter of the evagination type is provided with an inverted-evertable non-elastic tube having a diameter throughout equal to or greater than the catheter body, an axially aligned end opening at the distal end, and a multifold configuration of the distal end to maintain end-sealing during inversi ...


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Jonathan S Turner: Fast packet switching system. AT&T Bell Laboratories, J C Moran, January 15, 1985: US04494230 (175 worldwide citation)

A communication method and packet switching system in which packets comprising logical addresses and voice/data information are communicated through the system by packet switching networks which are interconnected by high-speed digital trunks with each of the latter being directly terminated on both ...


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Eric M Kadison, Subhash C Batra, Gad E Meir: Selectable format computer disk copier machine. Media Systems Technology, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, January 15, 1985: US04494156 (165 worldwide citation)

A disk copier machine uses a host computer, disk controller, disk drive, and mechanical disk feeder in order to automatically copy information onto each of a number of disks. The selectable format computer disk controller is used in order to connect the host computer to the computer disk drive. The ...


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Warren R Beck, Richard B Castle: Proppant for well fractures and method of making same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Douglas B Little, January 15, 1985: US04493875 (154 worldwide citation)

The novel proppant consists of composite particles, the core of which is a conventional proppant particle such as silica sand. The core has a thin, void-containing coating which provides an overall density approaching that of the fracturing fluid. The coating preferably comprises hollow glass micros ...