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Sakharam D Mahurkar: Double lumen catheter. Leydig Voit & Mayer, February 4, 1986: US04568329 (232 worldwide citation)

A double lumen catheter has an elongated tube with a proximal first cylindrical portion having an internal divider to define a pair of discrete lumens including a shorter lumen opening at approximately the distal end of the first cylindrical portion, and a longer lumen opening at the distal end of t ...


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Tomio Ohta, Noboru Funatsu: Pair of bipolar diathermy forceps for surgery. Moonray Kojima, February 4, 1986: US04567890 (229 worldwide citation)

A pair of bipolar diathermy forceps used for surgery having two arms electrically insulated from each other and adapted to keep opening their tips usually, comprising a tube which extends toward the inside tips of the arms and which is mounted along a groove, the said groove is provided on either or ...


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Robert M Best: TV Movies that talk back. Graybeal & Cullom, February 4, 1986: US04569026 (219 worldwide citation)

A video entertainment system by which human viewers conduct simulated voice conversations with screen actors or cartoon characters in a branching story game shown on a television screen. The actors and cartoon characters reply responsively with lip-sync sound to words spoken by viewers. Different au ...


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Richard M Heller: Method for locating the illuminated tip of an endotracheal tube. Vanderbilt University, Tilton Fallon Lungmus, February 4, 1986: US04567882 (216 worldwide citation)

An improvement in catheters and other medical tubes and in the method of use thereof, which facilitates the precise positioning of the tips of such tubes within body passages. The improved method and device are particularly useful in the care and treatment of premature infants. The medical tube has ...


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Donald A Tomalia, James R Dewald: Dense star polymers and dendrimers. The Dow Chemical Company, M S Jenkins, February 4, 1986: US04568737 (215 worldwide citation)

Dense star polymers having terminal group densities greater than conventional star polymers exhibit greater and more uniform reactivity than their corresponding conventional star polymers. For example, a third generation, amine-terminated polyamidoamine dense star polymer prepared from ammonia, meth ...


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Harold M Leeper, Diane Nedberge, Lina T Taskovich: Skin permeation enhancer compositions. Alza Corporation, Steven F Stone, Paul L Sabatine, Edward L Mandell, February 4, 1986: US04568343 (210 worldwide citation)

A method for enhancing the transdermal flux of a transdermally deliverable drug through intact skin is described in which the drug is delivered simultaneously with polyethylene glycol monolaurate. Preferred embodiments of transdermal therapeutic systems for delivering drug and polyethylene glycol mo ...


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Gary W Androphy: Triplanar knee resection system. Arnold White & Durkee, February 4, 1986: US04567885 (193 worldwide citation)

An improved triplanar knee resection system is provided for preparing a knee joint for a prosthesis. The apparatus of the triplanar knee system includes a single guide member for use in resecting the distal femoral condyles, the proximal tibia, and the distal femur. The guide member cooperates with ...


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J Paul Moore: Internal deployable defibrillator electrode. Harpman & Harpman, February 4, 1986: US04567900 (183 worldwide citation)

An internally deployable resilient continuous electrode assembly for placement through a catheter comprises a distortable electric conductor movable through the catheter in a first position and deployable therefrom in a second position onto the epicardial surface of the heart without the need of a g ...


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Clarence A Peoples Jr: Molded three dimensional fibrous surfaced article and method of producing same. Collins & Aikman Corporation, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, February 4, 1986: US04568581 (151 worldwide citation)

Three dimensional molded articles suitable for use as fibrous surfaced panels for automobile trunk compartments and the like are produced by molding a heated non-woven web formed of a blend of relatively high melting fibers and relatively low melting thermoplastic fibers. The low melting fibers form ...


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Gianni Plicchi, Giancarlo Canducci: Implantable cardiac pacemaker. Spencer & Frank, February 4, 1986: US04567892 (145 worldwide citation)

An implantable cardiac pacemaker in which the stimulation rate is determined through a suitable programmable algorithm by the patient's ventilation rate which is taken by measuring the impedance variations throughout a distance within the human body; preferably a distance within the thoracic region ...