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Leland Clark Jr: Implantable gas-containing biosensor and method for measuring an analyte such as glucose. Children s Hospital Medical Center, Wood Herron & Evans, July 14, 1987: US04680268 (515 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a novel implantable biosensor and method for sensing products, such as hydrogen peroxide, generated from an enzymatic reaction between an analyte, like glucose, and an enzyme in the presence of oxygen. The novel implantable biosensor is uniquely equipped with an encl ...


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Eugene Luksha: Glucose sensor. Cardiac Pacemakers, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, July 14, 1987: US04679562 (312 worldwide citation)

A glucose sensor for electrically determining blood glucose concentration for in vivo and in vitro applications and comprising an iridium substrate with an oxidized surface, to which is bonded a first film of silanized gamma propyltriethoxysilane and a second film of glucose oxidase covalently bonde ...


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Tadahiko Akiyama, Yoshio Otsuka: Personal-signaling communication system. Nippo Communication Industrial, Antonelli Terry & Wands, July 14, 1987: US04680785 (246 worldwide citation)

A personal-call communication system wherein a personal identification number is assigned to each telephone user, and an arbitrary person is called by wireless by dialing a corresponding personal calling number. The called person sets an ID-card-type portable device memorizing one's own personal ide ...


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Manuel T Alonso: Heart valve prosthesis. Tascon Medical Technology Corporation, Reed A Duthler, Joseph F Breimayer, John L Rooney, July 14, 1987: US04680031 (187 worldwide citation)

A "tissue valve type" heart valve prosthesis is disclosed which has a biocompatible plastic sewing ring adapted to be surgically implanted into the mitral, aortic or tricuspid annulus of the human heart. The sewing ring has internal square threads and a biocompatible fabric mesh or cloth is embedded ...


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David H Straayer, Patrick J Franz, Eugene F Lynch: Multipurpose cursor control keyswitch. Tektronix, Allston L Jones, Robert S Hulse, July 14, 1987: US04680577 (170 worldwide citation)

A multipurpose keyswitch for controlling cursor movement on a CRT display and for character entry includes a key cap that moves laterally to provide cursor control and that moves vertically for character entry. Sensors are coupled to the key cap for sensing the lateral movement of the key cap. Forwa ...


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Richard F Packard, Kenneth R Cover: Bedside control module for healthcare stations and the like. Joerns Healthcare, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, July 14, 1987: US04680790 (170 worldwide citation)

A bedside control module is provided for healthcare stations and the like, of the type generally having a bed, and at least two control functions, such as bed adjustments, nurse call, telephone, television, radio, lights, and other such accessories. The control module includes a dual-sided control p ...


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Robert J Kruger, Richard I Brown: Blood component collection systems and methods. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Daniel D Ryan, Bradford R L Price, July 14, 1987: US04680025 (161 worldwide citation)

A blood component collection system and method each utilizes centrifugation to first separate whole blood into red blood cells and platelet-rich plasma. Noncentrifugal separation is then utilized to further separate the platelet-rich plasma into platelet concentrate and plasma which is virtually fre ...


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Darrell L Brandenburg: Anti-glare rear view mirror. General Motors Corporation, Edward J Biskup, July 14, 1987: US04679906 (157 worldwide citation)

An anti-glare rear view mirror which includes a plastic housing combined with a plastic pivot plate having laterally extending pivot shafts received in a snap action manner by a pair of bearing members integrally formed with the housing and wherein the pivot plate is combined with a plastic finger o ...


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Hans O Larsen, Ture Kindt Larsen: Method of forming shaped hydrogel articles. Vistakon, Wayne R Eberhardt, July 14, 1987: US04680336 (155 worldwide citation)

A method for forming shaped hydrogel articles such as soft contact lenses wherein hydrophilic monomers are mixed with an inert diluent prior to polymerization, and the diluent is replaced with water following the polymerization. Diluents yielding optically clear hydrogels with good mechanical proper ...


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Hans D Ambos, Michael E Cain, Burton E Sobel: Method and apparatus for analyzing electrocardiographic signals. Washington University, Ciotti & Murashige, July 14, 1987: US04680708 (153 worldwide citation)

ECG signals are digitized and a template representative of an arrhythmia free interval for a particular patient is formed. Subsequent ECG signals which match the template are averaged to form averaged ECG signals to reduce noise. A fast Fourier transform (FET) is performed on the terminal 40 millise ...



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