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Mark A Rydell, David J Parins, Steven W Berhow: Percutaneous laparoscopic cholecystectomy instrument. Everest Medical Corporation, Haugen and Nikolai, December 10, 1991: US05071419 (109 worldwide citation)

An instrument for performing a percutaneous laparoscopic cholecystectomy includes a generally rigid, tubular body with a proximal end, a distal end and a lumen extending between these two ends and with a pair of bipolar electrodes projecting from the distal end of the tubular body and a handle membe ...


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Roger P Genske, Yong J Kim, Russell P Gehrke, Richard E Johnson Jr, R Daniel Webster, Leonard F Czuba: Films of polypropylene blends and polyethylene blends and articles made therewith. December 10, 1991: US05071686 (109 worldwide citation)

Novel films are disclosed which contain blends of ethylene-based copolymers or other elastomers with polypropylene and polyethylene. Typical films have two-five layers wherein at least one layer is a blend of high density polyethylene with an ethylene-based copolymer or another elastomer and has add ...


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Iene StulI: Closure cap construction with slitted flexible diaphragm. H Gibner Lehmann, K Gibner Lehmann, December 10, 1991: US05071017 (106 worldwide citation)

A valving-type closure having a resilient diaphragm provided with a portion having a through slit for the passage of fluids, the slit portion being adapted to bulge and open the slit in response to fluid pressure applied to one side thereof. The slit portion has abuttable, cooperable structures on o ...


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John W Wilkinson: Pressure relief support system for a mattress. Healthflex, Heslin & Rothenberg, December 10, 1991: US05070560 (106 worldwide citation)

The pressure relief support system contains longitudinal air cylinders having wood slats extending across the air cylinders along the length of the air cylinders forming the shape of a mattress. Foam strips may be included on each of these slats to provide an improved pressure relief mattress system ...


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Terry D Daglow, Richard D Sandstrom: Method for making an in-line pacemaker connector system. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, December 10, 1991: US05070605 (105 worldwide citation)

A connector system for use in coupling an implantable electrical lead to an implantable pulse generator, or other implantable electrical apparatus. The connector system includes a connector pin assembly, typically mounted to the implantable lead and a connector block, typically mounted to the electr ...


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Lior Rosenberg: Vacuum device particularly useful for draining wounds. Benjamin J Barish, December 10, 1991: US05071409 (103 worldwide citation)

A vaccum device includes a cylinder, a plunger receivable through the open end of the cylinder and having a piston movable within the cylinder to define a suction chamber; and indicia carried by the cylinder cooperable with a reference on the plunger for providing a visual indication of the suction ...


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Robert S Reylek, Kenneth C Thompson: Miniature multiple conductor electrical connector. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Mark W Binder, December 10, 1991: US05071363 (103 worldwide citation)

Two electronic components having fine pitch arrays of terminals can be disconnectably interconnected by a multiple electrical connector that includes a pair of intermeshable members. Each of those members has an electrically insulative body with a structured surface including a plurality of tapered ...


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Roxalana L Martin, Barbara G Piccirilli, Dennis L Faler: Waterborne coating compositions for automotive applications. PPG, William J Uhl, Linda Pingitore, December 10, 1991: US05071904 (101 worldwide citation)

A waterborne coating composition having a total solids content at application of greater than 30 percent, contains pigment and a dispersion of polymeric microparticles in an aqueous medium. The microparticles contain greater than 30 percent by weight based on the microparticles of a substantially hy ...


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Thomas G Hood, Stephen F Meyer, Michael Brazil: Color-corrected heat-reflecting composite films and glazing products containing the same. Southwall Technologies, Irell & Manella, December 10, 1991: US05071206 (101 worldwide citation)

Visually transparent, color corrected, infra-red reflecting films are disclosed for solar heat control. The films employ Fabry-Perot sandwich interference filters which are characterized by having three or more transparent layers of sputter-deposited metal such as silver directly contiguous with die ...


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Lonnie E Paulos, E Paul France, Richard L Ellingson: Isometry testing device. DePuy Du Pont Orthopaedics, Barnes & Thornburg, December 10, 1991: US05071420 (100 worldwide citation)

A device for determining the isometric point of a knee cruciate ligament replacement in a femur after a tibial tunnel has been prepared by attaching a screw to an estimated placement point on the femur with a strand attached to the screw and extending away therefrom. The device comprises a holder, a ...