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Gary M Onik, Eric R Cosman, Trent H Wells: Method and apparatus for stereotaxic placement of probes in the body utilizing CT scanner localization. Richard J Birch, April 22, 1986: US04583538 (259 worldwide citation)

The method and apparatus are presented which allow for CT guided biopsies of the body. The method is based on the finding of a reference point on the patient's body that exactly correlates to a point on the CT scan. This is accomplished by means of a localization device placed on the patient's skin ...


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Corey J McMills: Mechanical coupling assembly for a coaxial cable and method of using same. Raychem Corporation, Dennis E Kovach, Herbert G Burkard, April 22, 1986: US04583811 (227 worldwide citation)

A coupling assembly and a method of connecting and terminating coaxial cable is disclosed herein. The coupling assembly includes a connector body having a mating area for the cable, a driver, means for urging the driver and the body toward each other, a compressive member positioned between the conn ...


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Keith T Ferguson: Catheter support. E R Squibb & Sons, L S Levinson, R E Lee Jr, April 22, 1986: US04583976 (220 worldwide citation)

A catheter support comprising an anchoring pad and a flexible strap, a portion of which is attached thereto, is disclosed. One side of the anchoring pad carries an adhesive compatible for use with human skin. One side of the strap carries a fastener material. With the pad in place, a catheter is lai ...


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Paul Guglielmino: Copyprotecting system for software protection. Malin Haley & McHale, April 22, 1986: US04584641 (207 worldwide citation)

A means for copyprotecting disks. The present invention may be utilized with both blank and programmed disks. Permanent random input/output errors such as an absence of magnetic material are placed on a disk by removal of material or by other methods and an input/output error trap routine or program ...


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Sakharam D Mahurkar: Smooth bore double lumen catheter. Leydig Voit & Mayer, April 22, 1986: US04583968 (196 worldwide citation)

A double-current catheter having an elongated cylindrical tube for injection and removal of fluid is provided with a smooth conical tapered tip that smoothly merges with the cylindrical surface of the tube so that insertion trauma and the possibility of kinking are minimized. To provide improved dil ...


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Nachio Seko, Tatsuo Tani, Hiroyuki Idenawa, Takashi Yano, Isao Nakamura: Copying apparatus. Ricoh Company, David G Alexander, April 22, 1986: US04583834 (147 worldwide citation)

A plurality of copying machines (12), (13), (14) are connected to a computer (39). Each copying machine (12), (13), (14) comprises sensor means (16), (17), (18), (19), (21), (22), (23), (24) for sensing various operating parameters thereof such as a total number of copies produced, machine malfuncti ...


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Elden D Harrison: Amusement and information system for use on a passenger carrier. April 22, 1986: US04584603 (144 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an amusement and information system for use particularly on airlines. On each seat back is mounted an entertainment terminal including a keyboard and video display for use by the occupant of a subsequent seat. The keyboard provides access to video games and movies, and flight ...


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Andrew W Temple: Angular position sensor. Brookes & Gatehouse, Henry R Lerner, April 22, 1986: US04584577 (143 worldwide citation)

An angular position sensor comprising a generator coil driven by an oscillator to provide an alternating magnetic field which is symmetrical about an axis, an annular rotor of electrically-conductive or magnetic material such that it distorts the magnetic field around it and arranged so that it is a ...


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Kip L Fuller: Waterproof enclosure for portable radio or tape player. Product Masters, James R Young, April 22, 1986: US04584718 (136 worldwide citation)

A waterproof enclosure for a portable radio, tape recorder/player, or the like includes a flexible membrane with a finger control pocket adjacent the control knobs of the radio, an opening for inserting and removing the radio from the enclosure with a waterproof sealed cover to close the opening, an ...


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Atul P Shah, James L Reuss, Toni Guckert, Jeffrey J Clesius: Ambulatory ECG analyzer and recorder. Medicomp, Barnes & Thornburg, April 22, 1986: US04583553 (135 worldwide citation)

An ambulatory cardiac analyzer and recorder includes an allocation and priority scheme which has quotas for classes of QRS events and priority between types of events within a class. The quality of a low priority event is used to replace a similar type of event when the memory is full. The peak dete ...