Michael R Seitzinger: Sling for positioning internal organ during laparoscopic surgery and method of use. Darby & Darby, November 8, 1994: US05362294 (353 worldwide citation)

A sling is disclosed for retracting a body organ such as the uterus or bowel during a laparoscopic surgical operation. The sling is made of an appropriate material with suitable dimensions so that it can be inserted through a cannula customarily used for laparoscopic surgery. At each end of the slin ...

Jeffrey W Hall, T E Cadell: Method and device for measuring concentration levels of blood constituents non-invasively. CME Telemetrix, Daryl W Schnurr, November 8, 1994: US05361758 (305 worldwide citation)

A non-invasive device and method for monitoring concentration levels of blood and tissue constituents within a living subject such as a human or animal utilizes a polychromatic light source that emits light over a broad spectrum of wavelengths in the near infrared range. The light is passed through, ...

Sohale A Mufti, Robert G Samuel, Peter P K Soong, Adrian M G Yip, Michael J Wakim: Method and apparatus for providing a personal locator, access control and asset tracking service using an in-building telephone network. Northern Telecom, Jean Pierre Fortin, November 8, 1994: US05363425 (264 worldwide citation)

A system for providing a personal location, access control and asset tracking service using an in-building telephone network is disclosed. In a first embodiment, users of ID badges containing an RF transmitter can be located across the telephone network for receiving incoming calls. Receiver units i ...

David N Wang, John M White, Kam S Law, Cissy Leung, Salvador P Umotoy, Kenneth S Collins, John A Adamik, Ilya Perlov, Dan Maydan: Plasma-enhanced CVD process using TEOS for depositing silicon oxide. Applied Materials, Philip A Dalton, Robert J Stern, November 8, 1994: US05362526 (248 worldwide citation)

A high pressure, high throughput, single wafer, semiconductor processing reactor is disclosed which is capable of thermal CVD, plasma-enhanced CVD, plasma-assisted etchback, plasma self-cleaning, and deposition topography modification by sputtering, either separately or as part of in-situ multiple s ...

Gordon A Tibbitts: Expandable gage bit for drilling and method of drilling. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Trask Britt & Rossa, November 8, 1994: US05361859 (233 worldwide citation)

A drill bit for use with earth drilling equipment, the drill bit having a body and movable cutting members or blades variably positionable between a first position in which the diameter defined by the cutting members is generally equal to or less than the diameter of the drill bit body and a second ...

Philippe Staron, Jacques Cretin, Claude Beauducel, Thierry Lepage: Stationary system for the active and/or passive monitoring of an underground deposit. Institut Francais du Petrole, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, November 8, 1994: US05363094 (223 worldwide citation)

Monitoring of an underground effluent deposit (2) and the exploration thereof are performed by installing various devices or user modules : reception arrays (Ri, Rj, Rk) such as geophones or hydrophones, condition sensors (C1, C2) , tools requiring electric power supply, etc, in various locations al ...

Jeff L Korkowski, David J Emmons, Dalen J Defoe: Fiber optic connector module. ADC Telecommunications, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, November 8, 1994: US05363465 (222 worldwide citation)

A fiber optic module which includes a framework receiving circuit card cartridges. The cartridges have a plate which extends along the sides of the housing with the first edge extending a differing length than the second edge. The module includes a housing having a framework with spaces for receivin ...

Frederic H Moll, Albert K Chin: Retraction apparatus and methods for endoscopic surgery. Origin Medsystems, Limbach & Limbach, November 8, 1994: US05361752 (217 worldwide citation)

A first inflatable retraction device has a first inflatable chamber and a non-pressurized chamber inside the main chamber. The non-pressurized chamber is expanded by inflating a second inflatable chamber. The non-pressurized chamber enables the main chamber to remain inflated when an aperture is cut ...

Richard Guy, Girish Rao: Method for the iontophoretic non-invasive-determination of the in vivo concentration level of an inorganic or organic substance. The Regents of the University of California, Phillips Moore Lempio & Finley, November 8, 1994: US05362307 (210 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an vitro device for the removal of ionized substances from a membrane sample without mechanical penetration, which device comprises:

Arthur Miller: Card reader for blackjack table. Tech Art, Malin Haley DiMaggio & Crosby, November 8, 1994: US05362053 (193 worldwide citation)

A device for speeding the pace of a game of blackjack is provided. The device is comprised of a housing having a top surface and an upper planar portion. The top surface will be connected on top to the upper planar portion. A card reader for reading a corner of a specialized playing card is located ...