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Peter M Meserol, Thomas Palmieri: Optical analyzer. Personal Diagnostics, R Gale Rhodes Jr, July 9, 1991: US05029583 (387 worldwide citation)

An optical analyzer for determining an analyte in a fluid of interest such as a body fluid of interest satisfying the foregoing need and embodying the present invention may include a housing; combination optically transparent cuvette and lancet mounted removably in the housing, the cuvette may recei ...


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Aubrey Palestrant: Expandable atherectomy catheter device. Cahill Sutton & Thomas, July 9, 1991: US05030201 (366 worldwide citation)

An expandable atherectomy catheter device includes an expandable cutting head consisting of deformable cutting members to remove an atheroma or blood clot from a blood vessel. The cutting members, consisting of wires or blades, extend parallel to each other and are supported at the distal end of a r ...


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Robert S Howland: Spine fixation system. Advanced Spine Fixation Systems Incorporated, Beehler & Pavitt, July 9, 1991: US05030220 (355 worldwide citation)

An implantable spinal fixation system includes a cancellous bone screw, such as a pedicle screw, carrying an improved saddle assembly, secured in place by a nut and which includes a simple and effective locking mechanism including a plurality of fingers which contacts each of the upper half saddle a ...


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Scato Albarda, Werner Thoren, Stefan Kahning, Peter Vehrens: Valve arrangement of microstructured components. Dragerwerk Aktiengesellschaft, McGlew & Tuttle, July 9, 1991: US05029805 (342 worldwide citation)

A valve arrangement from microstructured components worked out of a basic body, for the control of fluids, include an actuation element which is movable relative to a flow path distributor and opens or closes fluid paths depending on its position. A transition from one position into the other is eff ...


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Howard T Liu, John A Silvester: Dynamic resource allocation scheme for distributed heterogeneous computer systems. United States of America represented by the Administrator National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Thomas H Jones, Harold W Adams, John R Manning, July 9, 1991: US05031089 (302 worldwide citation)

In a distributed heterogeneous computer system having a plurality of computer nodes each operatively connected through a network interface to a network to provide for communications and transfers of data between the nodes and wherein the nodes each have a queue for containing jobs to be performed, a ...


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David T Green, Richard A McGarry: Surgical clip applicator. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, July 9, 1991: US05030226 (257 worldwide citation)

The surgical clip applicator has a pusher bar which positions the foremost clip from a clip carrier into a ready-to-fire position between the jaws prior to squeezing of the handles together. When the applicator is fired, the previously positioned surgical clip can be crimped about a vessel and when ...


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Jeremy A Landt, Alfred R Koelle: System for reading and writing data from and into remote tags. Amtech Corporation, Roger Borovoy, July 9, 1991: US05030807 (242 worldwide citation)

The subject invention relates to a system for identifying, for writing data into and reading data out of electronic tags which may be attached to moving and moveable objects. An interrogator sends an RF signal to a remote tag, the signal including data intended to be received and stored in the tag. ...


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Jack R Lander: Trocar. United States Surgical Corporation, Thomas R Bremer, July 9, 1991: US05030206 (225 worldwide citation)

The trocar is provided with a leaf spring in the housing which abuts a collar on a protective tube which surrounds the sharp tip of the stylet. A spring finger extending from the leaf spring is actuated by a slider when the two housings of the trocar components are squeezed together. The spring fing ...


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Frederick A Matsen III, John A Engelhardt, Jeffrey M Ondrla: Glenoid component installation tools. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, July 9, 1991: US05030219 (222 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to instruments for preparing a glenoid surface of a scapula to receive a prosthetic glenoid component to replace the natural socket of a shoulder. More particularly, the present invention relates to a drill guide assembly for aligning and guiding a drill bit to form hol ...


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Leland Clark Jr: Polarographic method for measuring both analyte and oxygen with the same detecting electrode of an electroenzymatic sensor. Children s Hospital Medical Center, Wood Herron & Evans, July 9, 1991: US05030333 (222 worldwide citation)

Novel polarographic (voltametric) methods for measuring in vivo or in vitro analytes in an animal tissue and oxygen in the sensor enzymatic reaction layer with an electroenzymatic sensor are disclosed. The new and vastly improved methods are directed to generating from the electroenzymatic sensor at ...