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David C Auth, Eric A Opie, Dale M Lawrence: Multipolar electrosurgical device and method. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Perman & Green, August 6, 1985: US04532924 (549 worldwide citation)

A multipolar electrosurgical device is described for use in neurosurgery or through the channel of an endoscope or other precision surgery procedures. The device is formed with an insulative probe body, which, in the described embodiment, is sized to pass through a channel of an endoscope to enable ...


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Robert H O Holla: Two-piece tissue fastener with ratchet leg staple and sealable latching receiver. Ethicon, Robert L Minier, August 6, 1985: US04532926 (466 worldwide citation)

An absorbable fastener is provided to hold together portions of mammalian tissue and includes a T-shaped fastening member and a receiver adapted to receive the leg of the fastening member. The fastening member leg has a plurality of resilient frustoconical members. One of the frustoconical members c ...


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Peter A Crosby, Christopher N Daly, David K Money, James F Patrick, Peter M Seligman, Janusz A Kuzma: Cochlear implant system for an auditory prosthesis. Commonwealth of Australia Dept of Science & Technology, Alan H MacPherson, Thomas S MacDonald, Steven F Caserza, August 6, 1985: US04532930 (360 worldwide citation)

A cochlear implant system includes an electrode array (1) comprising multiple platinum ring electrodes in a silastic carrier to be implanted in the cochlea of the ear. A receiver-stimulator (3) containing a semiconductor integrated circuit and other components is implanted in the patient adjacent th ...


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Anthony Miksza Jr: Two-piece tissue fastener with non-reentry bent leg staple and retaining receiver. Ethicon, Robert L Minier, August 6, 1985: US04532927 (294 worldwide citation)

A fastener is provided to hold together separated portions of mammalian tissue and includes an open loop fastening member and a receiver adapted to receive the legs of the fastening member. Each fastening member leg extends through the receiver and the distal end of the leg is bent back into a base ...


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Edward J Cook, Arthur P Lagace: Apparatus for forming emulsions. Biotechnology Development Corporation, George W Dishong, Richard J Hammond, August 6, 1985: US04533254 (263 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for forming emulsions, a term used to include microemulsions. The leading edges of a plurality of sheets of an emulsion-forming liquid mixture are forced under pressure to impinge in a low-pressure turbulent zone of the liquid. The apparatus comprises a plurality of nozzles havi ...


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Robert P McNamara, Gregory B Ennis, Richard J Feiertag, Robert K Bauer: CATV Communication system. General Instrument Corporation, Allan J Jacobson, August 6, 1985: US04533948 (225 worldwide citation)

A two way digital communication arrangement utilizes a CATV system to provide bidirectional data transport service between any two points within the CATV system. The headend receives an upstream message and selectively rebroadcasts such message on the downstream portion of the spectrum. System intel ...


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Josef Sukonick, Bjorn M Fjallstam: Graphics display system with viewports of arbitrary location and content. Cadtrak Corporation, Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, August 6, 1985: US04533910 (209 worldwide citation)

In this computer graphics display system, individual viewports of arbitary arrangement, number and content are produced on a video screen. The graphics content, display parameters and interviewport spacing all are specified by a set of control word sequences stored in a control table. Each sequence ...


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Dwight V Jones: Compact electrical power supply for signal processing applications. General Electric Company, Richard V Lang, Carl W Baker, August 6, 1985: US04533986 (196 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a compact electrical power supply which derives electrical energy from a low frequency medium voltage source (e.g. a 120 V 60 Hz ac main), and converts the electrical energy to a low voltage format suitable for solid state signal processing equipment. The supply enta ...


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Nicholas F Maxemchuk, Arun N Netravali: System and method for controlling a multiple access data communications system including both data packets and voice packets being communicated over a cable television system. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Richard J Roddy, Jack S Cubert, August 6, 1985: US04534024 (184 worldwide citation)

The instant communications system and method for controlling both digital voice traffic and digital data traffic includes a communications path, a source station and a destination station. The source and destination stations are respectively adapted to be coupled to a source station home network and ...


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Harry P Blackwood: IDC termination having means to adapt to various conductor sizes. Burndy Corporation, Howard S Reiter, August 6, 1985: US04533191 (156 worldwide citation)

An insulation displacement connector contact and process for electrically contacting a conductor by displacement of an insulating layer. The contact comprises a member including a slot having a desired width. The slot is defined by opposing legs of the member and a non-linear deformable web connecti ...