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Kenneth M Curry: Fiber optical probe connector for physiologic measurement devices. Baxter International, Debra D Condino, December 4, 1990: US04974929 (418 worldwide citation)

A biological fiber optic probe chemical indicator device is disclosed. Structurally, the probe comprises at least one strand of optical fiber terminating in a coupling arrangement with a disposable sleeve assembly including a chemical indicator system for physiological substances. The disposable sle ...


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Arthur W DeTore, Russell D Suever, David W Jones Jr: Method and apparatus for evaluating a potentially insurable risk. Lincoln National Risk Management, Barnes & Thornburg, December 4, 1990: US04975840 (392 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for evaluating the insurability of a potentially insurable risk has data bases for storing information, and the ability to correlate selected elements of information in respective data bases. Certain elements are assigned weights on the basis of predetermined relationships exi ...


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Mark R Robinson, Kenneth J Ward, Robert P Eaton, David M Haaland: Method of and apparatus for determining the similarity of a biological analyte from a model constructed from known biological fluids. University of New Mexico, Lowe Price LeBlanc Becker & Shur, December 4, 1990: US04975581 (384 worldwide citation)

The characteristics of a biological fluid sample having an analyte are determined from a model constructed from plural known biological fluid samples. The model is a function of the concentration of materials in the known fluid samples as a function of absorption of wideband infrared energy. The wid ...


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Peter Tal: Method and apparatus for uniquely identifying individuals by particular physical characteristics and security system utilizing the same. Peter Tal, David P Gordon, December 4, 1990: US04975969 (348 worldwide citation)

Method, apparatus and security system for uniquely identifying individual by their particular physical characteristics are provided. In particular, facial parameters which are defined as being the distances between identifiable points on the human face, and/or ratios of the facial parameters can be ...


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Peter D Senter, Mark G Saulnier, Joseph P Brown, David E Kerr: Antibody-enzyme conjugates in combination with prodrugs for the delivery of cytotoxic agents to tumor cells. Bristol Myers Company, Deborah J Barnett, December 4, 1990: US04975278 (305 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a novel method for the delivery of cytotoxic drugs to tumor cells by the administration of a tumor-specific antibody-enzyme conjugate that binds to the tumor cells, and the additional administration of a prodrug that is converted at the tumor site, in the presence of the an ...


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Ronald K Krieg, John A Drumheller: Closed cryogenic barrier for containment of hazardous material migration in the earth. Concept RKK, Lahive & Cockfield, December 4, 1990: US04974425 (272 worldwide citation)

A method and system is disclosed for reversibly establishing a closed, flow-impervious cryogenic barrier about a predetermined volume extending downward from a containment site on the surface of the Earth. An array of barrier boreholes extend downward from spaced apart locations on the periphery of ...


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Satoru Miwa: System for centralized management of medical data. Michael L Keller, James R Longacre, December 4, 1990: US04974607 (245 worldwide citation)

A system for centralized management of medical data regarding bio-body information detected from a patient by way of a telephone line to a data processing facility in a medical organization, in which a transmission section is attached to a patient and a receiving section connected on a wireless mode ...


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Robert R Downer, Richard C Noonan, David M Dalke: Controlling machine operation with respect to consumable accessory units. NOVA Biomedical Corporation, Fish & Richardson, December 4, 1990: US04975647 (208 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for controlling the use of consumable accessory units with machines where a memory device associated with each accessory unit holds information concerning the accessory unit, and circuitry in the machine acts in response to the information. The information includes (1) the classes of machi ...


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Kunio Awazu, Masahiko Kanda: Bio-photosensor. Sumitomo Electric, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, December 4, 1990: US04974591 (194 worldwide citation)

A bio-photosensor used to examine the function of various organs of a human body or the like. It has a flexible printed circuit board (FPC) formed with an electric circuit, a light emitter and a light receptor mounted on the FPC and connected to an electric cable through the electric circuit, and a ...


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Isao Karube, Hiroaki Suzuki: Miniaturized oxygen electrode and miniaturized biosensor and production process thereof. Isao Karube, Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, December 4, 1990: US04975175 (191 worldwide citation)

Miniaturized Clark-type oxygen electrodes includes a substrate having at least one recess groove formed on a surface thereof for receiving an electrolyte solution, and two electrodes acting as a cathode and an anode formed through an insulating layer on the surface of the substrate. Each of the elec ...