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Charles T Dotter: Transluminally placed expandable graft prosthesis. Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, March 12, 1985: US04503569 (817 worldwide citation)

A transluminally placed endovascular graft prosthesis includes a helically wound coil having a generally tubular shape and is made of a shape memory Nitinol alloy having a transition temperature in the range of 115.degree.-125.degree. F. After placement within a body blood vessel and upon heating of ...


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Harald Maslanka: High frequency surgical snare electrode. Wood Dalton Phillips Mason & Rowe, March 12, 1985: US04503855 (268 worldwide citation)

The diathermy electrode comprises a flexible insulating guide tube (1) in which a flexible electrode lead (3) adapted to be connected to a diathermy current source is slidably displaceably disposed. Attached to the free end of the electrode lead (3) next to the patient is a resilient electrode snare ...


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Jefferson J Katims: Method and apparatus for transcutaneous electrical stimulation. Karl W Flocks, Sheridan Neimark, A Fred Starobin, March 12, 1985: US04503863 (190 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for monitoring and obtaining actual bio-electrical characteristics of a subject under predetermined conditions of evoked response stimuli, and by interaction with a computer, applying cutaneous electrical stimulation to the subject, using a signal generator to modify current a ...


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Wolfhard Caspar, Theodor Lutze: Osteosynthesis plate. Aesculap Werke Aktiengesellschaft, Kenway & Jenney, March 12, 1985: US04503848 (186 worldwide citation)

To make possible the effective immobilization of pieces of bone with an osteosynthesis plate, the proposal is made that the longitudinal edges of the osteosynthesis plate diverge in the manner of a trapezoid, that the osteosynthesis plate be provided with two adjacent rows of slots for its screws, a ...


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Osamu Yoshii: Orthodontic treating device and method of manufacturing same. Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein & Kubovcik, March 12, 1985: US04504225 (168 worldwide citation)

Original models of plaster are obtained from impressions of the dentition of the upper and lower jaws of a patient with malocclusion. The teeth are then separated from the base of the models and reset in wax to a normal occlusion. The realigned teeth are fixed in place with wax, and impressions of t ...


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Ronald S Jahr, Thomas H Cowell: Utility usage data and event data acquisition system. Systems and Support Incorporated, Malcolm R McKinnon, March 12, 1985: US04504831 (168 worldwide citation)

A utility usage data and event data acquisition system effective to acquire input serial data messages representing the amount of consumed utility services and/or binary event data from one or several external sources having differing drive signal requirements, the system also being effective to ref ...


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Joseph Zelez: Diamond-like film and process for producing same. RCA Corporation, Birgit E Morris, Howard F VanDenburgh, March 12, 1985: US04504519 (166 worldwide citation)

An amorphous, carbonaceous, diamond-like film and a process for producing the same is disclosed. The film has an extremely low hydrogen content and an extremely low stress, is resistant to both acids and alkalis, and adheres tenaciously to many types of substrates including glasses, plastics, metals ...


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Charles D Kelman: Apparatus for and method of removal of material using ultrasonic vibraton. Henry Sternberg, March 12, 1985: US04504264 (162 worldwide citation)

A hand-held surgical instrument for fragmentation and removal of animal tissue such as a cataract has a working tip which in addition to being longitudinally vibrated is laterally oscillated to enhance the operation thereof. Also, the method of laterally oscillating the working tip in the range of a ...


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Peter N Madras: Small diameter vascular bypass and method. New England Deaconess Hospital, Lahive & Cockfield, March 12, 1985: US04503568 (152 worldwide citation)

A arterial bypass includes a relatively large diameter proximal tubular segment for connection to the upstream portion of an artery and a relatively small diameter distal tubular segment for connection to the downstream portion of the artery. A tapered adapting segment joins the proximal and distal ...


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Thomas A Schollmeyer, Jeffrey C Elsmore: Pharmacist-programmable medication prompting system and method. R Dean Seeman, Cahill Sutton & Thomas, March 12, 1985: US04504153 (130 worldwide citation)

A pharmacist-programmable medication prompting system includes a programmable prompting device that is attached to a medication container and is automatically programmed in response to inputting of a physician's prescription instructions to cause the prompting device to automatically prompt a patien ...