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Dierk Maass, Hans I Wallsten: Device for application in blood vessels or other difficultly accessible locations and its use. Medinvent, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 19, 1985: US04553545 (575 worldwide citation)

Device comprising a helically shaped spiral spring and means for bringing the spring to expand from a first state of a certain diameter to a second state of larger diameter and vice versa, characterized thereby that said means are arranged to rotate the ends of the spring relative to each other with ...


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Thomas P Hopp: Identification and preparation of epitopes on antigens and allergens on the basis of hydrophilicity. New York Blood Center, Sprung Horn Kramer & Woods, November 19, 1985: US04554101 (431 worldwide citation)

An immunoglobulin is provided which consists essentially of a mono-specific, hetero-molecular antibody which is mono-specific to a single antigenic or allergenic determinant. The antibody is specific to the H-epitope of a protein antigen or allergen. The H-epitope is defined by a sequence of at leas ...


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Kent K Wu: Vertebral body prosthesis and spine stabilizing method. Henry Ford Hospital, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert, November 19, 1985: US04553273 (384 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for stabilizing the spine wherein vertebral bodies have been removed which comprises forming recesses in the vertebral bodies which face one another, inserting a longitudinally extendable prosthetic device between the opposed vertebral bodies with the ends of the prosthetic de ...


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Carl F Ruoff: Memory metal actuator. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Paul F McCaul, John R Manning, Thomas H Jones, November 19, 1985: US04553393 (310 worldwide citation)

A mechanical actuator can be constructed by employing a plurality of memory metal actuator elements in parallel to control the amount of actuating force. In order to facilitate direct control by digital control signals provided by a computer or the like, the actuating elements may vary in stiffness ...


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Frank C Toy: Information monitoring and notification method and apparatus. Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, November 19, 1985: US04554418 (288 worldwide citation)

An information monitoring and notification method and apparatus is provided which may monitor many forms of changing data input, such as market and stock market information, and notify a user or users in near real time of the occurrence of identified events of interest. The system and method require ...


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James A Burns: Automatic retractable lancet assembly. Becton Dickinson and Co, Robert P Grindle, November 19, 1985: US04553541 (252 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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Arthur J Murphy, Joseph F Stratton: Supermarket inventory control system and method. Singer & Singer, November 19, 1985: US04554446 (236 worldwide citation)

A system and method for use in a supermarket utilizing code reading machine scanning equipment to verify compliance of coded redemption coupons and sale vouchers submitted by the public. All documents contain machine readable coded information defining the terms and conditions of redemption and a sc ...


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Roy A Whitehead, Mark S Chagnon, Ernest V Groman, Lee Josephson: Magnetic particles for use in separations. Advanced Magnetics, Pennie & Edmonds, November 19, 1985: US04554088 (234 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for the preparation of magnetic particles to which a wide variety of molecules may be coupled. The magnetic particles can be dispersed in aqueous media without rapid settling and conveniently reclaimed from media with a magnetic field. Preferred particles do not become magnetic ...


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Carl M Elam, Dale A Leavy: Video and audio blanking system. Donald J Singer, Bernard E Franz, November 19, 1985: US04554584 (225 worldwide citation)

An auxiliary circuit for remote control of television receiver blanking (audio and video) by digital code words transmitted as part of the video signal. The circuit detects and decodes the transmitted code and depending upon the code received, blanks either or both the audio and video signals in the ...


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Robert R Schenck, Harry P Weinrib: Methods and apparatus for joining anatomical structures. Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, November 19, 1985: US04553542 (171 worldwide citation)

The invention provides encircling devices by which anatomical structures, such as blood vessels, fallopian tubes, ureters, vas deferens and outer nerve sheaths are anastomosed. Such an encircling device provides an opening that receives an end of a tubular anatomical structure having a prepared open ...



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