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Kenneth Kensey: Device for sealing percutaneous puncture in a vessel. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, January 2, 1990: US04890612 (693 worldwide citation)

A device and method for sealing a puncture or incision formed percutaneously in tissue separating two internal portions of the body of a living being, e.g., a puncture or incision in an artery, in the gall bladder, in the liver, in the heart, etc. The device comprises plug means having a holding por ...


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David A Gough: Two-dimensional diffusion glucose substrate sensing electrode. The Regents of the University of California, Brown Martin Haller & McClain, January 2, 1990: US04890620 (682 worldwide citation)

Enzyme electrode assembly suitable for sensing physiologically important molecules such as glucose wherein the rate of accessibility of enzyme substrates to the enzyme is differentially regulated by suitably positioning material with selective permeability properties around the sensing region of the ...


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Said I Hakky: Continuous glucose monitoring and a system utilized therefor. Northstar Research Institute, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, January 2, 1990: US04890621 (449 worldwide citation)

A continuous process for monitoring blood glucose level includes the steps of segregating a clear liquid component of blood from the protein and cells of the blood, wherein the clear liquid component includes the glucose to be monitored; continuously passing the clear liquid in a predetermined path ...


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Eliezer A Sheffer: Vehicle location system. TrackMobile, Rosen Dainow & Jacobs, January 2, 1990: US04891650 (425 worldwide citation)

A system for determining a location of a selected vehicle from which an alarm signal is generated which includes a fixed array of cellular sites each site having a wireless signal detecting and generating units each of which is capable of receiving an input alarm signal having a signal strength whic ...


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Richard B Caspari, Arthur F Trott, F Barry Bays: Arthroscopic suturing instrument. Concept, Epstein Edell & Retzer, January 2, 1990: US04890615 (369 worldwide citation)

A suturing instrument for use in arthroscopic surgery includes a hollow needle for penetrating tissue to be sutured within the body while the tissue is clamped between relatively movable jaws, and a suture feed mechanism for feeding suture material through the hollow needle such that the jaws can be ...


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James L McIntosh: Program controlled force measurement and control system. Tensor Development, January 2, 1990: US04891764 (269 worldwide citation)

A microprocessor based electric actuator control system is provided which allows accurate determination of the forces opposing movement of manipulator driveshaft. The control system electronically sets a predetermined current through an actuator to produce an electromagnetic force. A displacement me ...


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Donald M Golden, William P McVay: Two piece internal organ fastener. Ethicon, Robert L Minier, January 2, 1990: US04890613 (260 worldwide citation)

A sterile internal organ fastening device comprising a staple and a receiver. The legs of the staple have a tapered portion terminating in a sharp point with the taper having a specific configuration to minimize penetration forces and reduce trauma and with the receiver protecting the surrounding ti ...


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Muneaki Matsumoto, Koji Numata, Shigeyuki Akita, Minoru Nishida, Mitsuhiko Masegi: Apparatus for controlling a headlight of a vehicle. Nippondenso Soken, Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 2, 1990: US04891559 (240 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus for controlling a headlight of a vehicle, a light from a preceding or oncoming vehicle can be detected without being disturbed by a light reflected on guardrails and the like, or light from a traffic signal, street lights and the like, and the illumination area of the headlight can b ...


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Shigeki Komaki: Compact electronic apparatus with removable processing units. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, January 2, 1990: US04890832 (226 worldwide citation)

A compact electronic apparatus comprises a main unit having at least a power supplying section and a display, at least one of several processing units having a key input section and a memory adapted to be removably attached to the main unit and a connecting section for connecting one of said process ...


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Thomas L Jewell: Distributed authorization system. Gascard, Nydegger & Harshman, January 2, 1990: US04891503 (226 worldwide citation)

A distributed authorization system and process for authorizing transactions utilizes a host computer communicating with a network of electronic terminals remote from the host computer. It includes storing negative file data in the electronic terminal containing information used to identify accounts ...