Suong Hyu Hyon, Yoshito Ikada: Method of molding a polyvinyl alcohol contact lens. Biomaterials Universe, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, October 17, 1989: US04874562 (81 worldwide citation)

A soft contact lens of PVA having a tensile strength of not less than 10 kg/cm.sup.2, a water content ranging from 40 to 95% by weight, a visible light transparency of not less than 90%, and an oxygen permeability of not less than 30.times.10.sup.-11 cm.sup.3.(STP).cm/cm.sup.2.sec.mmHg. This soft co ...

Jay R Goldberg, Donald V Hillegass: Ureteral stent system. Medical Engineering Corporation, Quarles & Brady, October 17, 1989: US04874360 (80 worldwide citation)

A ureteral stent has a main body that is soft and flexible and a proximal hook portion which is stiffer to minimize expulsion from the kidney.

Jean Jacques Monfort: Processing system for a gambling game. Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, October 17, 1989: US04875164 (80 worldwide citation)

A processing system for a gambling game includes a first self-contained and portable device enabling the reading, erasing and inscription on a data medium as well as the verification of the result of a drawing; a second fixed device associated with a computer of a betting management center enabling ...

John F Brown III: Method for implementing synchronous pipeline exception recovery. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arnold White & Durkee, October 17, 1989: US04875160 (79 worldwide citation)

Pipelined CPUs achieve high-performance by fine tuning the pipe stages to execute typical instruction sequences. Atypical instruction sequences result in pipeline exceptions. The disclosed method provides graceful exception handling and recovery in a micropipelined memory interface. The use of a mem ...

Patricia A Antoni, Timothy J Nolan, Thomas J Hayes, Theodore R Arneson, Jerry E Coleman: Serving tray and cover therefor. Packaging Corporation of America, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, October 17, 1989: US04874083 (79 worldwide citation)

A serving tray is provided for use with a removable cover. The tray is provided with a rim section having a laterally extending ledge portion and a skirt portion depending therefrom. The skirt portion having upper edge segments spaced from the underside of the ledge portion and cooperating therewith ...

Arthur E Ellison: Tissue retractor. October 17, 1989: US04874375 (78 worldwide citation)

An improved tissue retractor serves as a multifunctional surgical instrument particularly adapted for use during arthroscopic surgery. The instrument is preferably capable of putting tissue into tension either in a direction toward the arthroscopic portal or away from the portal. When tensioning tow ...

Alice R Smallwood: Combined amusement device and transport and storage pack. W Kirk McCord, October 17, 1989: US04874340 (77 worldwide citation)

A combined children's amusement device and transport and storage pack is constructed of first and second substantially rectangular members having a central portion disposed therebetween for joining the first and second members together. Each member has opposite inner and outer major surfaces. A thre ...

K Barry A Williams: Method of making a multilayer electrical coil. The Foxboro Company, Fish & Richardson, October 17, 1989: US04873757 (77 worldwide citation)

A monolithic multilayer electrical coil uses advanced printed wiring board technology to create a monolithic component having plural parallel multi turn planar coils interconnected by solid vias of plated metal on a single substrate preferably designed as a surface mounted device.

Ralph L Hollis Jr: Magnetically levitated fine motion robot wrist with programmable compliance. International Business Machines Corporation, Philip J Feig, October 17, 1989: US04874998 (76 worldwide citation)

Selective compliance in up to six degress of freedom in a magnetically levitated fine motion device, or robot wrist, with limited motion in X,Y,Z, ROLL, PITCH, YAW, is provided by controlled actuation currents applied to six electrodynamic forcer elements. The wrist has a stator support base definin ...

David H Katz: Inflammatory disease treatment. Lidak Biopharmaceuticals, Grant L Hubbard, October 17, 1989: US04874794 (75 worldwide citation)

A method treating virus-induced and inflammatory diseases of skin and membranes in humans or animals, comprising application of a composition consisting of one or more of the aliphatic alcohols docosanol, tetracosanol and hexacosanol in a physiologically compatible carrier is disclosed.

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