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Ian A Shanks, Alan M Smith, Claes I Nylander: Device for use in chemical test procedures. Internationale Octrooi Maatschappij Octropa, Cushman Darby & Cushman, August 25, 1992: US05141868 (627 worldwide citation)

A specifically-reactive sample-collecting and testing device possessing a cavity or cavities each having a dimension small enough to enable sample liquid to be drawn into the cavity by capillary action, wherein said cavity includes an electrode structure for making measurements of one or more electr ...


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Floyd Foslien, Alan R Plyley, John M Barker, Claude Vidal: Stapler and firing device. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, August 25, 1992: US05141144 (480 worldwide citation)

An improved stapler firing assembly and a surgical stapler are disclosed. The stapler comprises structural members having handle parts with opposite sides and jaw parts projecting from the handle parts. The stapler includes a mechanism for releasable engagement between an elongate locking member and ...


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E Marlowe Goble, W Karl Somers: Harpoon suture anchor. M Reid Russell, August 25, 1992: US05141520 (441 worldwide citation)

A harpoon suture anchor and driver, which suture anchor includes a pointed forward harpoon end that is for driving into a bone, the driver for mounting the suture anchor onto one end and is configured to receive a hammer force on its other end, and transmit that force into so as to drive the suture ...


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Jon M Schroeder, Joseph F Long: Noninvasive blood glucose measuring device. Joseph F Long, August 25, 1992: US05140985 (351 worldwide citation)

This invention gives an indication of blood glucose by measuring the glucose content in sweat. Other bodily fluids such as saliva, urine, or tears could also be used. The measuring system in our unit includes the substrate which may have printed wiring thereon; a plurality of oxygen sensors for meas ...


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Larry J Hornbeck: Bistable DMD addressing circuit and method. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Schneider, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, August 25, 1992: US05142405 (344 worldwide citation)

Bidirectional operation of the bistable DMD is preferred over unidirectional operation because it eliminates contrast degradation caused by duty-factor effects and permits lower voltage operation. However, bidirectional addressing requires either two drain lines and two transistors per pixel or one ...


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Desaraju V Varaprasad, Hamid R Habibi, Niall R Lynam, Padma Desaraju: Method of reducing leakage current in electrochemichromic solutions and solutions based thereon. Donnelly Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, August 25, 1992: US05142407 (290 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses electrochemichromic solutions and devices based on the use of from about 5% by volume of a nonpolymeric material having a high volume resistivity and high dielectric constant to reduce leakage current without unduly increasing solution viscosity. In an alternative aspect, ...


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Richard A Perry, Vernon L Stant: Power conservation in microprocessor controlled devices. Hand Held Products, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, August 25, 1992: US05142684 (288 worldwide citation)

Power may be conserved and battery life may be extended in a microprocessor controlled device by providing two microprocessors, one of which is a low power, low performance low speed processor for performing background tasks, the other of which is a high power, high performance, high speed processor ...


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Dale R Koehler: Electrically actuatable temporal tristimulus-color device. August 25, 1992: US05142414 (277 worldwide citation)

The electrically actuated light filter operates in a cyclical temporal mode to effect a tristimulus-color light analyzer. Construction is based on a Fabry-Perot interferometer comprised of a high-speed movable mirror pair and cyclically powered electrical actuators. When combined with a single vidic ...


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Tino Dalto, Claude Laruelle: Spring impelled syringe guide with skin penetration depth adjustment. Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, August 25, 1992: US05141496 (259 worldwide citation)

A syringe guide with adjustment of the depth to which the needle penetrates, the guide comprising a body (4) having one end provided with a sliding base (1) which is adjustable in position by means of a screw (3), and whose other end includes a sliding part (6) fixed to the syringe (2) and loaded by ...


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Mark A Eberbach: Apparatus and methods for repairing hernias. Dominik Stein Saccocio Reese Colitz & Van Der Wall, August 25, 1992: US05141515 (231 worldwide citation)

A method and system for the repair of hernias through laparoscopic techniques including plugging and patching, the system comprising a first assembly having a tubular sheath; a tubular plunger located within and moveable with respect to the sheath, the plunger having a distal end spaced proximally o ...



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