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Perinchery Narayan, Marcus W Hedgcock Jr, Charles M Anderson: Insertable NMR coil probe. Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 15, 1992: US05170789 (132 worldwide citation)

A nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging method and apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus is an insertable probe consisting of a handle portion and an insertable portion. The probe has a NMR signal receiver disposed within the insertable portion and a reception frequency tuner which may be connect ...


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Brennan J Olson, John F Swigart: Ventilated boot and in-line roller skate with the same. Rollerblade, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, December 15, 1992: US05171033 (131 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an improved in-line roller skate that cools and drys a skater's foot, provides increased performance, and increased comfort. The skate of the present invention includes a boot having a plurality of venting apertures selectively located therein so as to achieve an interchange of air betw ...


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Chris M Kolber, Peter L Bryant, Mark E Larkin, Peter J Karas, John S Ziegler: Drug storage and delivery system. Abbott Laboratories, A Nicholas Trausch, December 15, 1992: US05171214 (127 worldwide citation)

A drug storage and delivery system that includes a drug containing vial assembly, a syringe assembly, and an adapter assembly for attaching the vial assembly to the adapter assembly. The vial assembly includes a vial that is provided with a pierceable stopper and a skirt member that circumscribes th ...


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Steve C Jepson, Thomas E Dudar: Method of effecting a transfer of fluid from a source to a receiver. Baxter International, Amy L H Rockwell, Paul C Flattery, Paul E Schaafsma, December 15, 1992: US05171234 (127 worldwide citation)

A pre-slit injection site includes a housing with a flow path therethrough. A first end of the housing carries a pre-slit septum. A blunt cannula, usable with the injection site, carries a locking member. When the pre-slit injection site slidably receives the blunt cannula the locking member latches ...


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Frederick H Silver, Yasushi P Kato: Synthetic collagen orthopaedic structures such as grafts, tendons and other structures. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Weiser & Stapler, December 15, 1992: US05171273 (127 worldwide citation)

The invention provides graft, prothesis, orthopaedic structures, implants and like body replacement parts which are constituted of synthetic collagen fibers, an embodiment of which is a tendon or a ligament prosthesis, graft or implants. These body parts have a combination of very useful properties, ...


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Toshiyuki Kiyokawa, Hisao Hayama: IC test equipment. Advantest Corporation, Staas & Halsey, December 15, 1992: US05172049 (126 worldwide citation)

In IC test equipment in which an IC element sucked by an air chuck is carried in the horizontal direction by an X-Y transport unit and the air chuck is lowered toward a test head to load the IC element onto a socket provided on a performance board for test, the socket has a contact housing room defi ...


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Carl E Hewson, John R Hewson: Esophageal displacement electrode. Brunswick Biomedical Technologies, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, December 15, 1992: US05170803 (119 worldwide citation)

An esophageal displacement electrode comprises a flexible tubular member designed to be inserted into the esophagus. An electrode is carried by the tube in the region of its distal end. The tube is hinged near the distal end which enables that end of the tube to displace laterally in the esophagus a ...


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Harold A Heitzmann, Jeffrey S Dove, Lauralan T Grisoni: Balloon catheter inflation pressure and diameter display apparatus and method. Baxter International, Michael C Schiffer, Raymond Sun, Debra D Condino, December 15, 1992: US05171299 (116 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for determining fluid pressure and inflation diameter in the balloon of a dilation catheter includes a pressure sensing transducer in fluid communication with the interior of the catheter balloon. The transducer provides a balloon pressure signal which is processed by a microcomputer to ...


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Mark A Rydell: Biopsy device. Everest Medical Corporation, Haugen and Nikolai, December 15, 1992: US05171255 (112 worldwide citation)

A biopsy instrument comprises an elongated flexible tube having a sharpened metal sleeve affixed to its distal end. An anvil member is affixed to the distal end of an elongated rod or wire which fits through the lumen of the tube and which is reciprocally moveable in the longitudinal direction by ap ...


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Lonnie L Bernardoni, James A Zollo, Kenneth R Thompson: Electronic component assembly. Motorola, Pedro P Hernandez, December 15, 1992: US05172303 (112 worldwide citation)

A stackable surface mount electronic component assembly 100 allowing for the stacking of electronic components 108, and 112 is disclosed. The stackable surface mount electronic component assembly 100 includes electronic component carriers 102, and 114, each having an electronic component 108, and 11 ...