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Elliot Kornberg: Device and method for performing an intraluminal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Beveridge DeGrandi & Weilacher, October 21, 1986: US04617932 (412 worldwide citation)

An aortic graft that is specifically constructed for intraluminal insertion and comprising a flexible hollow, tubular material, having a generally cylindrical shape with an upper end and lower end and having a minor and major axis, and having disposed along its major axis a plurality of parallel str ...


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Yutaka Kimura: Game machine with selective stop means for moving display. Kabushiki Kaisha Universal, Young & Thompson, October 21, 1986: US04618150 (267 worldwide citation)

A game machine has indicia which indicate the proper time to control visible moving symbols. The indicia comprise lights or sounds to make a player recognize the proper time when predetermined prize-winning symbol or combination of symbols will occur on one or a plurality of rotatable reels in a sto ...


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John Y Chen: Gelatinous elastomeric optical lens, light pipe, comprising a specific block copolymer and an oil plasticizer. Applied Elastomerics Incorporated, October 21, 1986: US04618213 (234 worldwide citation)

A novel gelatinous composition is disclosed which contains an intimate melt blend admixture of poly(styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene) triblock copolymer having said styrene end block to ethylene and butylene center block ratio within the range of from between 31:69 to 40:60, and high levels of a pl ...


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Eric R Cosman: Means for localizing target coordinates in a body relative to a guidance system reference frame in any arbitrary plane as viewed by a tomographic image through the body. Richard J Birch, October 21, 1986: US04618978 (230 worldwide citation)

A localizer system is described which enables determination of the coordinates of a target located inside the human body and visualized on a tomographic scan image for essentially any arbitrary scan plane through the body. It involves a means of fixing a frame in a known relationship to the body and ...


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Norman J Hayes: Animal identification and control system. Klaas & Law, October 21, 1986: US04617876 (205 worldwide citation)

An animal identification and control system comprising an identification tag on the animal having a signal sending device for sending an identification code signal to a signal receiving device mounted adjacent a water bowl located in juxtaposition to a weighing device in a stall whereby the animal i ...


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Michael R Manes: Electrosurgical unit. Aspen Laboratories, Paul David Schoenle, October 21, 1986: US04617927 (172 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical unit having a power source, and an amplifier which includes a bipolar transistor and a FET in series with the amplifier load. In cut and blend modes, the power output of the unit is controlled by a variable voltage applied to the base terminal of the bipolar transistor. In coagula ...


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Michael J Steuck: Porous membrane having hydrophilic surface and process. Millipore Corporation, Andrew T Karnakis, Paul J Cook, October 21, 1986: US04618533 (165 worldwide citation)

A composite porous membrane is formed from a porous polymeric membrane having desired bulk properties on which is directly coated a cross-linked polymer having desired surface properties. The composites membrane retains the porosity of the porous polymeric membrane. A preferred composite porous memb ...


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Lauri V Laitinen: Adapter for definition of the position of brain structures. Beveridge DeGrandi & Weilacher, October 21, 1986: US04617925 (158 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an adapter for definition of the position of brain structures on a patient's head by means of spatial coordinates in computerized tomography and NMR examination and transferring the coordinates to a stereotactic apparatus, said adapter including ear supports carried by a fi ...


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Hideo Tsukune, Keisuke Goto: Method and system for detecting elliptical objects. Michio Kawata Director General of Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Kabushiki Kaisha Meidensha, Lowe Price LeBlanc Becker & Shur, October 21, 1986: US04618989 (157 worldwide citation)

In order to define the contour of an ellipse, it is necessary to determine five unknown parameters in the general equation representative of centered conics. When directly applying Hough transformation method to the above equation, since a five-dimensional space is required, it is practically imposs ...


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Glenn S White, Karl J Mussler, Gary A Van Exel: Multiple pattern spray nozzle. Rain Bird Consumer Products Mfg, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, October 21, 1986: US04618100 (145 worldwide citation)

A multiple pattern spray nozzle is provided for connection to a supply of water under pressure, wherein the spray nozzle is adjustable upon movement of a single selector ring to one of several different spray pattern settings. The spray nozzle comprises a nozzle housing for mounting, for example, on ...



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