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Kees Schouhamer Immink
Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Method of encoding a stream of data bits, device for carring out the method, and device for decoding a stream of data bits. U S Philips Corporation, Jack E Haken, James J Cannon Jr, August 20, 1985: US04536742 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of encoding a stream of data bits of a binary source signal into a stream of data bits of a binary channel signal. The stream of data bits of the source signal is divided into a sequence of five permissible source words of variable length. Each of these five permiss ...


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InBae Yoon: Safety puncturing instrument and method. Robert E Bushnell, August 20, 1985: US04535773 (772 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument 10 having a normally closed valve assembly 20 at its proximal end 28 which may be manually opened to receive an implement 40 terminating in a sharp blade 46 and point 48 for puncturing the wall 82 of an anatomical cavity 84. During penetration of a cavity wall, an inner sleeve ...


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John G Campbell, Carl F Schoeneberger, Allan B Bundens, Richard M Fogle, John R Lemburg: Addressable cable television control system with video format data transmission. Tocom, Hubbard Thurman Turner & Tucker, August 20, 1985: US04536791 (429 worldwide citation)

An addressable cable television control system controls television program and data signal transmission from a central station to a plurality of user stations. The data signals include both control and text signals in video line format which are inserted on the vertical interval of the television si ...


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Jerome J Klawitter, Harry W Cromie: Suture rings for heart valves. Hemex, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, August 20, 1985: US04535483 (286 worldwide citation)

Suture rings are provided for heart valves having surrounding stiffening protrusions that are either integral parts of the heart valve bodies or are rigid rings held in interference fit within peripheral grooves of heart valve bodies. Metal retainer rings engage the stiffening protrusions to lock th ...


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Edward A Ebert: Surgical bone tie. Tayco Developments, Joseph P Gastel, August 20, 1985: US04535764 (215 worldwide citation)

A surgical bone tie for securing separated sections of bone including a needle for penetrating the separated sections after they have been placed in juxtaposition, a cutting member at the trailing end of the needle for cutting a hole of rectangular cross section as the needle is pulled through the b ...


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Joseph C M Sheehan: Skin closure device. Kells Medical Incorporated, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 20, 1985: US04535772 (212 worldwide citation)

An improved skin closure device is disclosed which includes a pair of attachment members adapted to be positioned along either side of a wound to be closed, wherein the wound is of the type having a denuded region between the marginal edges of the wound. The device includes a plurality of pins assoc ...


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Thomas Derderian, Edward C Frederick, Alexander L Gross: Shock absorbing sole layer. Nike, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, August 20, 1985: US04535553 (185 worldwide citation)

A shock absorbing sole member used in an athletic shoe having an upper and a sole is disclosed. The shock absorbing sole member is comprised of an insert member and elastomeric foam encasing the insert member. The insert member is formed of resilient plastic material and includes a plurality of tran ...


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James A Burns: Automatic retractable lancet assembly. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, August 20, 1985: US04535769 (171 worldwide citation)

An automatic retractable lancet assembly includes a housing with a sharp-pointed lancet movably mounted therein. A depressible plunger and slide mechanism actuates the movement of the lancet outwardly from the housing. After this outward movement is completed, the actuator elements become dissociate ...


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Harvey J Berg: Molded fibrous filtration products. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Roger R Tamte, August 20, 1985: US04536440 (169 worldwide citation)

Molded filtration products, such as disposable face masks, are prepared by assembling at least one fibrous shaping layer and one fibrous filtration layer in face-to-face contact and subjecting the assembly to heat and molding pressure. Preferably the assembly comprises two shaping layers, one on eac ...


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Donald H Hourahane, Angus E Strover: Set of surgical instruments. South African Inventions Development Corporation, Ladas & Parry, August 20, 1985: US04535768 (159 worldwide citation)

A set of surgical instruments is provided, for threading a tow or skein of carbon fibres through a passage in bone. The set includes an elongated adaptor having a passage along its length for insertion into a passage in bone, a fish wire having a leading end provided with a hooked connector, and an ...



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