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Neville G Harlick: Poker machine communication system. Ainsworth Nominees, Holman & Stern, January 13, 1987: US04636951 (656 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling the operation of electronically linked gaming machines which enables information to be transferred between machines and from each machine to a control unit. In particular, credits on a machine can be transferred to another machine and the credit state of each machine can be ...


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James W Ogilvie, Frank R Ogilvie: Anterior spinal implant. Regents of the University of Minnesota, Kinney & Lange, January 13, 1987: US04636217 (514 worldwide citation)

A spinal implant prosthetic insert for implantation into a void in the spinal column in place of a diseased or injured vertebra that has been removed. The insert maintains the height of the anterior spinal column, thus preventing deformity from occurring. The prosthesis insert is implanted into the ...


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Saul N Schreiber: Surgical suture. Weiss & Associates, January 13, 1987: US04635637 (324 worldwide citation)

A surgical suture and a delivery system for positioning and inserting the suture is disclosed. The suture includes a base member having two substantially parallel, rigid, barbed shafts upstanding therefrom. The delivery system includes a hollow sleeve member having an elongate cross section with the ...


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Jeffrey G Gold, Gyan S Pande, Kevin Smith: Preparing guiding catheter. Cordis Corporation, Lockwood Alex Fitzgibbon & Cummings, January 13, 1987: US04636346 (285 worldwide citation)

A thin-walled guiding catheter of the type having a distal end adapted to be formed into curved configurations and passed through branching blood vessels and the like is prepared with a three-layered tubular body portion having a lubricious inner sheath defining a lubricious guiding lumen, a rigid i ...


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Robert L Caswell, C David Bass: Inventory management system using transponders associated with specific products. G Donald Weber Jr, January 13, 1987: US04636950 (283 worldwide citation)

An inventory management system establishes remote, non-contact counting techniques whereby large numbers of units in inventory can be tracked and tabulated quickly. The system includes microelectronic transponders associated with inventory units. The transponders can communicate with computer contro ...


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Harvey Wolinsky: Method and apparatus for removing arterial constriction. Wyatt Gerber Shoup Scobey and Badie, January 13, 1987: US04636195 (224 worldwide citation)

A catheter is described with distal and proximate balloon segments expansible to produce a chamber around arterial plaque and a conduit for delivering solubilizing liquid into the chamber. The catheter may also contain a central expansible balloon to assist in forcing the liquid into the plaque and ...


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Kenzi Nakamura, Akio Honda, Kazuo Inukai, Yoshito Ito: Display arrangement for a vehicle. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 13, 1987: US04636782 (198 worldwide citation)

A display arrangement for displaying information perspectively or three-dimensionally has a first and second display devices. The first display device is positioned behind a semitransparent mirror and displays a first information which is directly viewed through the semitransparent mirror. The secon ...


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Tetsuo Nakai, Shuji Yazu: Diamond sintered body for tools and method of manufacturing same. Sumitomo Electric, Staas & Halsey, January 13, 1987: US04636253 (159 worldwide citation)

A diamond sintered body for tools contains a diamond content in excess of 93 percent and not more than 99 percent by volume and a residue including at least one of a metal or a carbide selected from groups IVa, Va and VIa of the periodic table and an iron group metal of 0.1 to 3 percent by volume in ...


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John I Clark: System having a character generator for printing encrypted messages. Pitney Bowes, David E Pitchenik, Albert W Scribner, William D Soltow Jr, January 13, 1987: US04637051 (159 worldwide citation)

A system for the metering of encrypted postage and similar indicia includes a device for printing such indicia and a device for reading such indicia. The printing is accomplished with a dot matrix printer driven by signals obtained from a character generator and an encryption circuit. The reading is ...


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Bernard D Geller, Amir I Zaghloul: General technique for the integration of MIC/MMICS with waveguides. Communications Satellite Corporation, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, January 13, 1987: US04636753 (156 worldwide citation)

A technique for packaging and integrating of a microwave integrated circuit (MIC) or monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) with a waveguide uses a printed conductive circuit pattern on a dielectric substrate to transform impedance and mode of propagation between the MIC/MMIC and the wavegui ...