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Jon R Plaas, Keith E Parker, James D Keiser, Elmer C Johnson Jr: Method and apparatus for burn wound treatment. Marion Laboratories, November 5, 1985: US04551139 (424 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for spray application of a burn treating agent is disclosed. The apparatus delivers substantially all of the treating agent from a flexible source thereof through a spray nozzle, preferably without bringing the agent into contact with ambient air or contaminants. In a preferr ...


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John F Krumme, Darel E Hodgson: Stapling device. Alchemia Partnership, Howard L Rose, November 5, 1985: US04550870 (219 worldwide citation)

A stapling device utilizes heat recoverable material (the driver) having shape memory to drive staples through materials to be joined and in one embodiment, against an anvil for crimping the ends of the staples. The heat recoverable material, preferably a metal such as Nitinol, may have heat applied ...


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James G Kinnett: Total shoulder prosthesis system. Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, November 5, 1985: US04550450 (166 worldwide citation)

A total shoulder replacement arthroplasty system which encompasses replacement of the articular surface of the humerus and adjacent glenoid articular surface with a humeral component having a convex surface and a shallow trapezoidal fixation keel to avoid violation of the medullary cavity by the pro ...


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Herman A DeBoer: Microbial hybrid promoters. Genentech, November 5, 1985: US04551433 (166 worldwide citation)

Novel microbial hybrid promoters and their use to direct the microbial expression of heterologous genes are described. Such promoters are selectively and functionally constructed by recombinant techniques, utilizing the discovery that certain DNA regions of given promoters are responsible for partic ...


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Dale E Barker, Griscom Bettle III, Robert H Van Coney: Liquid product pouring and measuring package with self draining feature. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard C Witte, John V Gorman, Ronald J Snyder, November 5, 1985: US04550862 (150 worldwide citation)

A liquid dispenser package is described which is adapted to dispense liquids without mess and which incorporates a measuring cup which is also the closure for the package. The package of the present invention includes a container having a dispensing orifice for storing the liquid product, a transiti ...


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Scott B Weldon: Apparatus and process for treating web material. Crown Zellerbach Corporation, Thomas R Lampe, November 5, 1985: US04551199 (148 worldwide citation)

A system of treating web material wherein the web is transported within a differential relative velocity nip defined by a web support surface and a pick-up member having voids therein and having a relative velocity differing from that of the support surface at the nip location. Substantially simulta ...


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Louis Seiler Jr, Robert F Rosenbluth: Vascular graft prosthesis. Shiley Incorporated, Charles J Knuth, Peter C Richardson, Allen Bloom, November 5, 1985: US04550447 (142 worldwide citation)

A porous tube suitable for use as a vascular graft prosthesis is disclosed. It is reinforced by external ribs, integral with the tube wall. These ribs are generally transverse to the tube axis and less porous than the wall. Suitable tubing can be made from polymers exhibiting a significant degree of ...


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Arthur Doyle, Frank M Freeman: Adhesive composition resistant to biological fluids. E R Squibb & Sons, Lawrence S Levinson, Stephen B Davis, November 5, 1985: US04551490 (137 worldwide citation)

Medical grade pressure sensitive adhesive compositions comprising a homogeneous mixture of one or more polyisobutylenes or blends of one or more polyisobutylenes and butyl rubber, one or more styrene radial or block type copolymers, mineral oil, one or more water soluble hydrocolloid gums, and a tac ...


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Patrick H Carey Jr: Nonwoven thermal insulating stretch fabric and method for producing same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Donald M Sell, James A Smith, Carole Truesdale, November 5, 1985: US04551378 (136 worldwide citation)

A nonwoven stretch fabric is provided. The fabric is produced from a web of bicomponent fibers bonded together by fusion of fibers at points of contact and thermally crimped in situ in the web. The fabric has good uniformity, good thermal insulating properties, and is produced by subjecting a fibrou ...


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William P Batina, Robert M White: Acquisition circuit for cardiac pacer. Cordis Corporation, George H Gerstman, November 5, 1985: US04550731 (127 worldwide citation)

An acquisition circuit for a cardiac pacer includes an oscillator for producing an externally generated magnetic signal at a first predetermined frequency. An implantable cardiac pacer has a tuned inductor coil to be responsive to the magnetic signal for developing an induced signal with a phase-shi ...



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