James R Doty: Spine stabilization device and method. Lalos Keegan & Kaye, July 8, 1986: US04599086 (649 worldwide citation)

A spinal stabilization device positionable between separated but neighboring vertebral bodies to stabilize a spinal column which has been rendered unstable by disease. The device includes a vertebral body prosthesis containing at least one pair of oppositely disposed anchoring pins which are advance ...

Scott Holmberg, Richard A Flasck: Programmable cell for use in programmable electronic arrays. Energy Conversion Devices, Lawrence G Norris, Robert S Nolan, John T Winburn, July 8, 1986: US04599705 (332 worldwide citation)

A programmable cell for use in programmable electronic arrays such as PROM devices, logic arrays, gate arrays and die interconnect arrays. The cells have a highly non-conductive state settable and substantially non-resettable into a highly conductive state. The cells have a resistance of 10,000 ohms ...

Winston R Shu, Kathy J Hartman: Thermal recovery method for viscous oil. Mobil Oil Corporation, A J McKillop, Michael G Gilman, George W Hager Jr, July 8, 1986: US04598770 (279 worldwide citation)

A thermal oil recovery process in which steam is injected into a heavy oil-bearing formation through a horizontally-drilled injection well and oil is produced through a horizontal production well parallel to the injection well.

Walter Hladky, Ralph J DeVito, Louis S Hoffman: Aircraft simulator and simulated control system therefor. Control Interface Company, Kenyon & Kenyon, July 8, 1986: US04599070 (254 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are apparatus and methods for simulating a control system such as an aircraft flight control system. Image generating and display apparatus for use in conjunction with the simulated control system are disclosed. Also disclosed are apparatus and a method for simulating a movable control suc ...

Laszlo Z Bito: Use of eicosanoids and their derivatives for treatment of ocular hypertension and glaucoma. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, John P White, July 8, 1986: US04599353 (240 worldwide citation)

Ocular hypertension and glaucoma can be effectively controlled in primates through topical application of an effective amount of an eicosanoid or an eicosanoid derivative to the surface of an afflicted eye. Eicosanoids, particularly the prostaglandins PGE.sub.2 and PGF.sub.2.alpha., and derivatives ...

Guido Riess, Albert Geiger: Bone implant member for prostheses and bone connecting elements and process for the production thereof. Neodontics, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, July 8, 1986: US04599085 (231 worldwide citation)

A bone implant member for bone, joint, as well as dental prostheses, bone connecting elements such as bone screws and splints, which consists of a mechanically stable carrier material compatible (biocompatible) with bone tissue and of bioactive calcium phosphate ceramic, in particular tri- and tetra ...

Billy G Holmes: Method for operating a production well in an oxygen driven in-situ combustion oil recovery process. Mobil Oil Corporation, Alexander J McKillop, Michael G Gilman, Charles J Speciale, July 8, 1986: US04598772 (209 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a production well during an oxygen driven in-situ combustion oil recovery process comprising continuously injecting an inert gas such as nitrogen or carbon dioxide into the bottom of the production well at a predetermined low injection rate, preferably 0.1 to 2 MSCF/day, and c ...

Roger S Bowker, Linda J Olsen, Jesse M Hines: Interactive computer-based information display system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, July 8, 1986: US04599611 (207 worldwide citation)

An interactive, computer-based system for combining on a common display, as overlaid images, video signals from a source of video images (such as a video disc) with graphics and text from a computer, particularly for use in computer-aided instruction, computer-based information retrieval and visual ...

Lloyd R Garren, Mary L Garren: Endoscopic instrument for removing stomach insert. Connolly and Hutz, July 8, 1986: US04598699 (186 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic instrument for removing an inflated insert from the stomach cavity of a person being treated for obesity comprises an elongated flexible tube having passageways therein. A holding device at the distal end of the flexible tube is constructed and arranged to grasp and stabilize the infla ...

Barry Shore, Michael Schwarzberger: Apparatus and method for vending and accepting return of re-usable articles. ABM, Paul H Gallagher, July 8, 1986: US04598810 (179 worldwide citation)

A vending unit includes a plurality of cubicles each holding a TV film, dispensed in response to the manipulation by an identified patron. The patron has an identification code number, which upon being entered as information into the vending unit, energizes a computer unit and conditions the apparat ...