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J Crayton Pruitt: Stapling process and device for use on the mesentery of the abdomen. United States Surgical Corporation, Walter J Monacelli, July 17, 1990: US04941623 (601 worldwide citation)

The process, stapler and stapler cartridge described herein comprise those suitable for stapling a patient's mesentery and omentum with two, three or four rows of staples, the rows being substantially parallel to each other, the staples in all the rows having the same crown size with alternate rows ...


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William J Ward, Joanne Shorthouse: Adhesive dressing for retaining a cannula on the skin. Smith and Nephew Associated Companies, Jacobs & Jacobs, July 17, 1990: US04941882 (593 worldwide citation)

A dressing for retaining a cannula on the skin is described. The dressing comprises a backing film coated on one face with an adhesive layer and with first and second release sheets covering the adhesive layer. A hole and a dividing line are cut through the dressing and second release sheet so that ...


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Marvin Burns: Pre-filled ampule and non-invasive hypodermic injection device assembly. Bioject, Lyon & Lyon, July 17, 1990: US04941880 (357 worldwide citation)

A pre-filled ampule and a powered, non-invasive injection device assembly wherein the device includes a housing having an ampule-receiving chamber, a gas charge, and means for delivering a predetermined amount of gas to an ampule-receiving chamber. The device includes an injection-counting ring whic ...


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Julius C Darden, Miguel M Praca, Philip J Tomasi: Adapter and a removable slide-in cartridge for an information storage system. Jack C Munro, July 17, 1990: US04941841 (305 worldwide citation)

An adapter is provided for a removable information storage device in an information storage and retrieval system or control system. There is a mounting bracket permanently installed in a half-height space and hooked up to the wires already provided for in the system. A separate box-like cartridge co ...


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Charles C Harris: Method and package for fresh cut flower arrangements and plants. Jetram Sales, Ronald W Hind, July 17, 1990: US04941572 (259 worldwide citation)

The package (10) for shipping and storing articles such as cut flower arrangements (14) includes a flower container (12) lower portion is provided with a water-containing absorbent foam block (18) receiving the flower stems (38) in pierced relation and a block (20) of non-absorbent, relatively rigid ...


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Masao Okada, Kazuhiko Sakai, Haruo Kimura, Yoshito Ikada: Method for manufacturing a synthetic vascular prosthesis. Ube Nitto Kasei, Research Development Corporation of Japan, Japan Medical Supply, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, July 17, 1990: US04941870 (257 worldwide citation)

A synthetic vascular prosthesis comprises a hollow tubular base member having a multitude of continuous pores and formed of an elastomer material, and a hydrogel layer formed on the inner surface of the base member. The hydrogel layer is partly embedded in the inner portion of the base member at the ...


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Walter L Davis: Telephone answering machine in paging systems with automatic number identification based message operations. Motorola, William E Zitelli, Vincent B Ingrassia, July 17, 1990: US04942598 (243 worldwide citation)

An automatic telephone answering device employing an Automatic Number Identification (ANI) decoder to selectively perform operations on a telephone call is described. The device may perform such operations as to selectively not respond, end, record or forward a telephone call wherein the selection i ...


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Henry G Wada, Harden McConnell, Dean G Hafeman: Polyredox couples in analyte determinations. Molecular Devices Corporation, Allegretti & Witcoff, July 17, 1990: US04942127 (207 worldwide citation)

Enzyme or substrate determinations can be achieved by employing an organic second substrate, which produces a product which may be coupled with a metal inorganic redox couple capable of interacting with and affecting the potential of a metal electrode on a semiconductor surface. Particularly, hydrog ...


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Ryuichiro Mori, Katsuyuki Fukudome, Tatsuhiko Akiyama, Yoshitaka Takemoto: Resin sealed semiconductor device. Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha, Leydig Voit & Mayer, July 17, 1990: US04942454 (204 worldwide citation)

A resin-sealed semiconductor device comprises a die pad which has through holes. Thin metal films are provided on the surfaces of the die pad except for the wall surfaces of the holes. A resin, which is used for integral molding of the die pad and a semiconductor element, flows into the holes during ...


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Norman Sherman, Victor Shiff: Magnetic clasp for wristwatch strap. Timex Corporation, William C Crutcher, July 17, 1990: US04941236 (202 worldwide citation)

A strap for holding a wristwatch has a pair of separable flexible strap ends adapted to curve around the wrist and to overlap one another to provide an overlapped section. At least one strap end of thermoplastic material has particles of permanently magnetizable material embedded in the thermoplasti ...