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David T Green, Richard A McGarry, Graham Smith: Apparatus for applying surgical clips. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, October 14, 1986: US04616650 (305 worldwide citation)

Surgical clip applying apparatus in which clips are delivered to a pair of jaws one at a time for closure around body tissue. The squeezing together of a pair of ring handles causes the jaws to move distally relative to the apparatus. The jaws contact a pair of inclined surfaces on the shaft of the ...


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Robert F Hartmann, Sau Ching Wong, Yiu Fai Chan, Jung Hsing Ou: Programmable logic array device using EPROM technology. Altera Corporation, Hamrick Hoffman Guillot & Kazubowski, October 14, 1986: US04617479 (295 worldwide citation)

The programmable logic array device basically comprises a programmable AND array (FIGS. 5, 11) having a plurality of memory cells (30, 31) arranged in addressable rows (40-45) and columns (32-38) and which can be individually programmed to contain logic data; an input circuit (FIG. 9) for receiving ...


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George L Stegemeier, Peter Van Meurs, Cor F H Van Egmond: Mini-well temperature profiling process. Shell Oil Company, October 14, 1986: US04616705 (253 worldwide citation)

In treating a well, automatically controlled measurements of temperature with depth within a subterranean interval which can be longer than hundreds of feet, deeper than thousands of feet and hotter than 600.degree. C., are made by extending a slender measuring means conduit through the well and the ...


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Robert H Granzow, Kimbrough I Myers: Teller-assisted, customer-operated ATM document cashing system. NCR Corporation, Albert L Sessler Jr, Elmer Wargo, October 14, 1986: US04617457 (253 worldwide citation)

A document cashing system including a host computer, a plurality of ATMs, and a teller station including a display and keyboard including function keys. Each ATM includes an imager for presenting an image of a check received at the machine to the display at the teller station. The image along with o ...


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James A Burns: Lancet. Becton Dickinson and Company, Robert P Grindle, October 14, 1986: US04616649 (180 worldwide citation)

A disposable lancet assembly is provided, including a housing serving as a lance-holder guide, a lance holder body reciprocable in the housing guide, and a flat-bladed lance mounted in one end of the lance holder body. Included in the invention are integral strategically positioned abutments which s ...


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Paul B Christoff: Reclosable bag, material, and method of and means for making same. Minigrip, Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, October 14, 1986: US04617683 (176 worldwide citation)

A reclosable bag, and material for making the bag, and wherein in one aspect extruded resiliently flexible plastic profiled reclosable fastener strip means for reclosable bags is located across the longitudinal formation axis of the bag wall web material, and in another aspect of the invention singl ...


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John B Simpson: Dilatation catheter positioning apparatus. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, October 14, 1986: US04616652 (160 worldwide citation)

An insertion guide for a balloon catheter. The insertion guide includes an outer guide tube that defines a passage having an inside diameter sufficient to receive the balloon catheter therethrough. Telescopically receivable within the guide tube is an introducer which defines a lumen centrally there ...


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Richard E Gordon: Medication compliance aid for unit dose packaging. National Patent Development Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 14, 1986: US04617557 (157 worldwide citation)

A compliance aid for medication including electronic circuitry to remind the patient when the next dose is due, in which removal of a dose of medicine interrupts individual conductors within the medication package and resets a timer and alarm. The electronic circuitry may be integrally housed within ...


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Prahalad K Vasudev: Process of making semiconductors having shallow, hyperabrupt doped regions by implantation and two step annealing. Hughes Aircraft Company, Victor G Laslo, A W Karambelas, October 14, 1986: US04617066 (144 worldwide citation)

A method for producing hyperabrupt P.+-. or N.+-. regions in a near-surface layer of a substantially defect free crystal, using solid phase epitaxy and transient annealing. The process for producing a hyperabrupt retrograde distribution of the dopant species begins with amorphizing the near-surface ...


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David S Drynan, David M Baker: Transmitting sequence numbers of information in a packet data transmission system. Northern Telecom, R John Haley, October 14, 1986: US04617657 (142 worldwide citation)

In a packet data transmission system, correctly received information packets are acknowledged by piggybacking their sequence numbers onto information packets being transmitted. The control field of each information packet includes a bit which indicates whether or not there is a piggybacked acknowled ...



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