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Bill E Brody, David H Tannenbaum: Currency transfer system and method using fixed limit cards. Winstead Sechrest & Minick, September 27, 1994: US05350906 (536 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a currency transfer system and method which utilizes the existing ATM network but which provides for the temporary assignment of a PIN number and the temporary establishment of a credit limit within an existing account. Using the system a customer can, by using a temporary PIN at ...


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Felix F Esposito, John A Conners, Joseph N Logan, James W Dwyer, Laurence Crainich: Malleable, bioabsorbable, plastic staple; and method and apparatus for deforming such staple. American Cyanamid Company, Charles F Costello Jr, September 27, 1994: US05350400 (515 worldwide citation)

A malleable, bioabsorbable polymeric staple includes a back span with two legs depending perpendicularly therefrom that are deformed toward each other initially and then upwardly toward the back span such that end points on each leg extends to the side and past the back span. The staple has a noncir ...


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Dusan Pavcnik, Sidney Wallace, Kenneth C Wright: Self-expanding filter for percutaneous insertion. September 27, 1994: US05350398 (509 worldwide citation)

A flexible vena cava filter comprises a flexible stent having a plurality of flexible wire segments attached across the ends of the stent. The filter is resiliently compressible for percutaneous insertion into a fluid passageway and expands against the passageway upon placement therein. The filter i ...


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Benedetto Iacovelli: Laparoscopic instruments. Wigman Cohen Leitner & Myers, September 27, 1994: US05350391 (506 worldwide citation)

A laparoscopic surgical instrument is disclosed. The instrument generally comprises an elongated hollow shaft having at one end a pair of scissors and at the opposite end a pair of handles to control the scissors. The blades may be opened and closed when one handle is pivoted while the other handle ...


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Jay Erlebacher, Richard S Goldweit: Percutaneous arterial puncture seal device and insertion tool therefore. Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 27, 1994: US05350399 (466 worldwide citation)

The sealing device is composed of an intra-arterial occluder and an extra-arterial occluder, both made of resilient biocompatible and/or bioabsorbable material and held in place via a saw-toothed guide extending integrally from the intra-arterial occluder. An insertion tool is provided to effect sli ...


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Thomas J Palermo, Phong Pham: Axially detachable embolic coil assembly. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, September 27, 1994: US05350397 (430 worldwide citation)

This invention is a surgical instrument and specifically is a device for delivering an embolic coil to a selected site within a vessel in a human body via use of a catheter. In particular, the device involves an embolic coil having an enlarged member, such as a ball attached thereto which coil is re ...


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Pekka Lahtinen: Method for relaying information in an integrated services network. Telenokia Oy, Cushman Darby & Cushman, September 27, 1994: US05351235 (351 worldwide citation)

A method to be implemented in an integrated services network, such as the well known ISDN, GSM or CMS88 type networks, takes advantage of short message service technology to enable communication between terminal equipment units, i.e., between people using the network. This method makes possible (a) ...


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Dean Kamen, Geoffrey P Spencer, Douglas E Vincent: Peritoneal dialysis systems employing a liquid distribution and pumping cassette that emulates gravity flow. Deka Products Partnership, Charles R Mattenson, Thomas S Borecki, Daniel D Ryan, September 27, 1994: US05350357 (347 worldwide citation)

Peritoneal dialysis systems apply fluid pressure to move liquid. The systems can emulate either a fixed head height condition or different head height conditions, independent of the actual head height differential between the patient's peritoneal cavity and the external liquid source or destination. ...


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William A Georger, Mark F Jones, Thomas J Kopacz, Gregory A Zelazoski: Abrasion resistant fibrous nonwoven composite structure. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Karl V Sidor, Patrick C Wilson, September 27, 1994: US05350624 (310 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an abrasion resistant fibrous nonwoven structure composed of (1) a matrix of meltblown fibers having a first exterior surface, a second exterior surface, and an interior portion; and (2) at least one other fibrous material integrated into the meltblown fiber matrix so that the concentra ...


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John J Kopchick, Wen Y Chen: Growth hormone antagonists. Ohio University, Pennie & Edmonds, September 27, 1994: US05350836 (303 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to antagonists of vertebrate growth hormones obtained by mutation of the third alpha helix of such proteins (especially bovine or human GHs). These mutants have growth inhibitory or other GH-antagonizing effects. These novel hormones may be administered exogenously to a ...