Goble Nigel Mark, Goble Colin Charles Owen: Screening and monitoring instrument.. Gyrus Medical, April 18, 1990: EP0364216-A1 (534 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for indicating a predisposition to kidney stone disease in humans, and also dehydration, and for monitoring the efficacy of hydration therapy, comprises a conductivity probe including a tip (11) which can be inserted into urine so that a drop thereof adheres to the tip, and display means f ...

Stjernschantz Johan W, Resul Bahram: Prostaglandin derivatives for the treatment of glaucoma or ocular hypertension.. Pharmacia, April 18, 1990: EP0364417-A1 (173 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to ophthalmological compositions for topical treatment of glaucoma or ocular hypertension comprising an effective intraocular pressure reducing amount of a prostaglandin derivative of PGA, PGB, PGD, PGE or PGF, in which the omega chain contains a ring structure, in an ophthalmo ...

Smith Roger E, Astill Mark E, Smith Jay L, Thorne Gale H: Assay and sensing means for determining analyte.. Thorne Smith Astill Technologi, April 18, 1990: EP0364208-A1 (115 worldwide citation)

An assay employing a tracer comprising a ligand having a mercury label wherein mercury label is released from at least one of a bound or free tracer phase and interacts with a metal. Analyte is determined by a change in at least one property of the metal caused by such interaction. The invention als ...

Bey Philippe, Angelastro Michael, Mehdi Shujaath: Novel peptidase inhibitors.. Merrell Dow Pharma, April 18, 1990: EP0364344-A2 (90 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to analogs of peptidase substrates in which the nitrogen atom of the scissile amide group of the substrate peptide has been replaced by a substituted malonyl moiety. The contemplated peptidase inhibitors of the foregoing enzymes are selected from the generic formula the hydrat ...

Yamamoto Nakayuki, Sugimoto Michihiko, Sakakibara Hideo: Physiologically active peptide composition for nasal administration.. Toyo Jozo, April 18, 1990: EP0364235-A1 (63 worldwide citation)

A powder composition suitable for nasal administration comprising a physiologically active peptide as an active ingredient and a lactone of a water-soluble organic acid as an absorption promoter.

Lowery Michael: Cash collection devices. Lowery Michael, Renrows, April 18, 1990: GB2223872-A (62 worldwide citation)

A cash collection device for charitable donations comprises a coin recognition unit (6) into which the donations are inserted to fall into a collecting receptacle (4) locked within an outer casing (2). Data processing means (10) connected to the coin recognition unit validates each coin and incremen ...

Nash John: Blood pumping catheter.. Kensey Nash, April 18, 1990: EP0364293-A2 (58 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for pumping blood comprises a catheter to be located within the aorta (22) and having an end portion (26) to be located in spaced relation from the aortic valve (28). A rotary pump member (24) is disposed within a tubular portion (38) of the end portion (26) and is operated by a rotary dri ...

Wallsten Hans Ivar: A device for transluminal implantation or extraction.. Medinvent, April 18, 1990: EP0364420-A1 (58 worldwide citation)

A device for transluminal implantation or extraction of a substantially tubular, radially selfexpanding stent (27), comprising a central tube (3) surrounded by an exterior tube (5) axially displaceable relative to the central tube (3), and a plurality of axially extending spring members (21) attache ...

Temple Stephen: High density multi-channel array, electrically pulsed droplet deposition apparatus.. Am Int, April 18, 1990: EP0364136-A2 (55 worldwide citation)

A high density multi-channel array, electrically pulsed droplet deposition apparatus comprises a sheet (14) of piezoelectric material poled in a direction normal to said sheet and formed with a plurality of parallel channels (12) mutually spaced in an array direction normal to the length of said cha ...

Gosens Johannes Cornelis, Savenije Herman Bernard, Pratt Charles Franklin, Claesen Christianus Adrianus A: Polymer mixture comprising an aromatic polycarbonate, a styrene-containing copolymer and/or graft polymer and a phosphate based flame-retardant. Gen Electric, April 18, 1990: EP0363608-A1 (55 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a polymer mixture which comprises an aromatic polycarbonate, a styrene-containing copolymer and/or a styrene-containing graft polymer and a flame-retardant. It has been found that the use of a certain type of flame-retardants, namely oligomeric phosphates leads to a polymer ...