Ariel Ferdman, Jing wen Kuo, David Miller, Vladimir Pinsky, William D Richards, David Swann: Method and device for wound closure. Ariel Ferdman, Hale and Dorr, September 22, 1992: US05149331 (654 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a wound site wherein a porous, adhesive backed dressing is utilized. A vacuum and/or heat is applied to the wound site through the dressing so as to draw the tissue adjacent the wound site to the dressing so as to minimize trauma to the wound and increase the adherence of the ad ...

Mark H Sanders, Ronald J Zdrojkowski: Method and apparatus for maintaining airway patency to treat sleep apnea and other disorders. Respironics, Carothers and Carothers, September 22, 1992: US05148802 (320 worldwide citation)

An improved methodology and apparatus for the treatment of sleep apnea through application of alternating high and low level positive airway pressure within the airway of the patient with the high and low airway pressure being coordinated with the spontaneous respiration of the patient.

Burton A Urbanick: Weatherproof continuous hinge connector for articulated vehicular overhead doors. Paneltech, Ruden Barnett McClosky Smith Schuster & Russell, September 22, 1992: US05148850 (319 worldwide citation)

A new dynamic shock-resistant flexible sealing hinge connector comprising members associated with adjacent door panels and an elongated, shock-absorbing elastomeric connector member engaging the rigid members such that the elastomeric connector member dynamically seals and rotatably joins the door p ...

David A Richardson: Surgical suture carrier and method for urinary bladder neck suspension. Wayne State University, Brooks & Kushman, September 22, 1992: US05149329 (313 worldwide citation)

A suturing needle assembly used in a surgical operation to correct anatomical stress urinary incontinence, the suturing needle assembly having a needle and a sheath. The needle has an elongated flexible portion and a rigid portion which defines a tip for piercing tissue and an eyelet for removably a ...

Evan C Unger: Methods for providing localized therapeutic heat to biological tissues and fluids. Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, September 22, 1992: US05149319 (263 worldwide citation)

Gas, gaseous precursors and prefluorocarbons are presented as novel potentiators for ultrasonic hyperthermia. The gas, gaseous precursors and perfluorocarbons which may be administered into the vasculature, interstitially or into any body cavity are designed to accumulate in cancerous and diseased t ...

Colin D Granger, Thomas H Simon: Misuse-resistive transdermal opioid dosage form. Warner Lambert Company, Richard S Bullitt, September 22, 1992: US05149538 (239 worldwide citation)

A misuse-resistive dosage form for the transdermal delivery of opioid comprises, in combination, 1) one or more opioid permeable to the skin, 2) delivery means permeable to said opioid, 3) one or more antagonist for said opioid releasable upon ingestion or solvent immersion, and 4) impermeable barri ...

Thoru Pederson, Sudhir Agrawal, Sandra Mayrand, Paul C Zamecnik: Method of site-specific alteration of RNA and production of encoded polypeptides. The Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, Allegretti & Witcoff, September 22, 1992: US05149797 (234 worldwide citation)

A method of site-directed alteration (removal or removal followed by replacement) of selected nucleotides in an RNA molecule, as well as to mixed phosphate backbone oligonucleotides useful in the method. It further relates to a method of producing polypeptides or proteins encoded by the RNA molecule ...

Stanley R Kellenberger, Wen Huey Shih Schroeder, Anthony J Wisneski: Absorbent structure. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Thomas J Mielke, September 22, 1992: US05149335 (215 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the present invention relates to an absorbent structure and garment comprising a superabsorbent material having a free-swell rate of less than about 60 seconds and a five-minute AUL of at least 15 g/g. The superabsorbent material is contained by containment means, such as a fibrous mat ...

George M Church, Stephen Kieffer Higgins: Multiplex analysis of DNA. President and Fellows of Harvard College, September 22, 1992: US05149625 (212 worldwide citation)

This invention features vectors and a method for sequencing DNA. The method includes the steps of:

Melanie Kitson, Peter S Williams: Platinum group metal alloy catalysts for hydrogenation of carboxylic acids and their anhydrides to alcohols and/or esters. The British Petroleum Company, Brooks Haidt Haffner & Delahunty, September 22, 1992: US05149680 (209 worldwide citation)

Catalyst composition comprising an alloy of at least one noble metal of group VIII of the Periodic Table and at least one metal capable of alloying with the group VIII noble metal, admixed with a component comprising at least one of the metals rhenium, tungsten or molybdenum, used for producing an a ...