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Stuart A Brodsky: Catheter and drain tube retainer. Harvey B Jacobson, September 24, 1985: US04543100 (532 worldwide citation)

A body constructed of resilient shape retentive material is provided and includes a peripheral frame of a first thickness and a membrane extending across the interior of the frame. The membrane is of a second thickness considerably less than the first thickness. The membrane includes a central openi ...


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John M Jenkins III, Russell L Jones, Thomas M Jones: Fluidized bed reaction systems. Union Carbide Corporation, Clement J Vicari, September 24, 1985: US04543399 (363 worldwide citation)

A process is described for increasing the space time yield of polymer production in a fluidized bed reactor employing an exothermic polymerization reaction by cooling the recycle stream to below its dew point and returning the resultant two-phase fluid stream to the reactor to maintain the fluidized ...


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Matthew W Bootman, Ronald K Yamamoto: Self-sealing subcutaneous injection site. American Hospital Supply Corporation, Roger A Williams, September 24, 1985: US04543088 (276 worldwide citation)

A self-sealing subcutaneous injection site for implantation in the body includes a housing having a bottom wall and a generally resilient dome-shaped wall which defines an interior chamber within the housing. The interior chamber has a durometer and shape for providing compressive forces within the ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Scott L Wellington: Method of correlating a core sample with its original position in a borehole. Shell Oil Company, September 24, 1985: US04542648 (247 worldwide citation)

A method of correlating a core sample with its original position in a borehole. The borehole is logged to determine the bulk density of the formation surrounding the borehole. The core sample is scanned with a computerized axial tomographic scanner (CAT) to determine the attenuation coefficients at ...


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Russell H Rowe Jr, Paul J Lare, Henry Hahn: Surgical implant having a graded porous coating. Artech, Robert G Crooks, September 24, 1985: US04542539 (241 worldwide citation)

This biologically compatible surgical prosthetic implant has a multi-layer coating formed from metallic particles having sizes which increase in the direction from the metallic body of the implant toward the surface of the coating which is to interface with bone. The gradation is achieved by first d ...


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William C McCoy: Steerable and aimable catheter. Barnes & Thornburg, September 24, 1985: US04543090 (214 worldwide citation)

A catheter and the like is steerable through cavities within a body and aimable toward organs or tissue within the body. The catheter includes an elongated tubular member having a proximal end and a distal end for insertion into the body and a plurality of temperature-activated memory elements in th ...


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Donald L Melton, William L Thomas III: Exercise cycle with interactive amusement device. Neal J Mosely, September 24, 1985: US04542897 (178 worldwide citation)

An exercycle combined with a video game computer and game control allows the physical effort of the operator to generate electrical current for operation of the game control permitting the operator to control and interact with the computer upon maintaining a predetermined level of physical effort. A ...


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Stephen G Emery, Rick J Humble: Apparatus for sorting sheets according to their patterns. De La Rue Systems, Cushman Darby & Cushman, September 24, 1985: US04542829 (163 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for sorting banknotes in accordance with the printed patterns on their surfaces comprises: an illumination source (S) for illuminating the banknote; a scanning device (1), for example an array of photodetectors, for collecting light from a plurality of illuminated pixels of the pattern; a ...


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Richard K Sommercorn, Wayne E Quinton: Double lumen catheter tip. Quinton Instrument Company, Seed and Berry, September 24, 1985: US04543087 (158 worldwide citation)

A double lumen catheter having a fluid intake lumen and fluid return lumen of equal cross-sectional area, separated by an internal divide wherein blood flow characteristics are increased and maintained in a continuous fashion by a series of apertures positioned on both the intake side and return sid ...


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Amr M Mohsen, Dwight L Crook: Fusible link employing capacitor structure. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 24, 1985: US04543594 (155 worldwide citation)

A capacitor-like MOS structure which provides a fusible link useful in a ROM, redundancy circuit, or the like is disclosed. An oxide layer insulates a polysilicon electrode from a doped substrate region. A potential is applied between the electrode and the doped region of sufficient magnitude to cau ...