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Lyle M Allen III: Patient-operated glucose monitor and diabetes management system. Healthware Corporation, March 15, 1988: US04731726 (1283 worldwide citation)

A monitor system is provided which includes means for measuring blood glucose values and for generating glucose data signals, monitor means coupled to the measuring means and including means for inputting patient data, means for transmitting and receiving data to and from the monitor means, and comp ...


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Vladimir Puskaric, Lori Carrigan: Hybrid corn plant and seed. Pioneer Hi Bred International, Saidman Sterne Kessler & Goldstein, March 15, 1988: US04731499 (677 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, there is provided a hybrid corn plant, designated 3790, produced by crossing two Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. proprietary inbred lines of corn. This invention thus relates to the hybrid seed 3790, the hybrid plant produced from the seed, variants, mutants, and modi ...


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Robert E Fischell: Programmable control means for providing safe and controlled medication infusion. The Johns Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, Howard W Califano, March 15, 1988: US04731051 (412 worldwide citation)

An implantable programmable infusion pump (IPIP) is disclosed and generally includes: a fluid reservoir filled with selected medication; a pump for causing a precise volumetric dosage of medication to be withdrawn from the reservoir and delivered to the appropriate site within the body; and, a contr ...


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Henry A Holzwarth: Sealed sterile package. United States Surgical Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 15, 1988: US04730726 (234 worldwide citation)

The sealed package is sterilized with a sterilant gas such as ethylene oxide prior to application of a desiccant pack. The desiccant pack is applied after sterilization and held in place by a metallic foil which is impermeable to moisture. A moisture permeable layer separates the desiccant pack from ...


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Dirk Hughes Hartogs: Ensemble modem structure for imperfect transmission media. Telebit Corporation, Townsend & Townsend, March 15, 1988: US04731816 (233 worldwide citation)

A high-speed modem that transmits and receives digital data on an ensemble of carrier frequencies spanning the usable band of a dial-up telephone line. The modem includes a system for variably allocating data and power amount the carriers to compensate for equivalent noise and to maximize the data r ...


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Takayuki Hayashi, Jirou Kajino: Camera apparatus with movably supported lens barrel. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, March 15, 1988: US04731669 (226 worldwide citation)

A camera apparatus having a image fluctuation suppressing function has a fixed body and a lens barrel. The lens barrel is supported rotatably in at least one of panning and tilting directions by a supporting frame. The lens barrel is rotated by a panning or tilting actuator for suppressing an image ...


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Randy W Watkins: Neighborhood home security system. John T Matlago, March 15, 1988: US04731810 (201 worldwide citation)

A backup security system for the telephone company lines of a protected home located in a neighborhood in which all the homes have a.c. supply lines connected to a common power transformer. The protected home, in addition to being provided with a conventional security system, is provided with a line ...


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James H Jannard: Detachable component sunglasses. Oakley, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 15, 1988: US04730915 (177 worldwide citation)

Sunglasses have a unitary transparent pane extending in a curved plane and over the wearer's nose bridge. The sunglasses frame and nose-piece construction permits their ease of removal and replacement, as well as pane replacement; and provision is made for stem pull-away; frame padding; and elastome ...


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Louis S Napoli, John P Russell: Process for forming a lithographic mask. General Electric Company, James M Trygg, Allen LeRoy Limberg, March 15, 1988: US04731155 (176 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for forming a patterned layer of a polymeric material on a substrate for the lithographic processing thereof. A layer of polymeric material is formed on the substrate, embossed to form a pattern of peaks and valleys and dry etched to remove the residual polymeric material in th ...


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Vladimir A Stoy, George P Stoy: Intraocular lens. Kingston Technologies Partnership, Alan M Sack, Richard C Woodbridge, March 15, 1988: US04731078 (172 worldwide citation)

An artificial intraocular lens features an optical body for refracting images onto the retina and an outer surface that encloses the optical body, is exposed to fluid within the eye, and has a refractive index no greater than 1.40. In another aspect, the optical body includes an internal refractive ...