Robert L Segebart: Inbred corn line PHHB9. Pioneer Hi Bred International, Pioneer Hi Bred International, November 22, 1994: US05367109 (1480 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, there is provided an inbred corn line, designated PHHB9. This invention thus relates to the plants and seeds of inbred corn line PHHB9 and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing the inbred line PHHB9 with itself or with another corn plant. This inventi ...

Richard A McGarry, David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Wayne P Young: Surgical staple for attaching an object to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, November 22, 1994: US05366479 (679 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and surgical staple are disclosed for endoscope application of the surgical staples for attaching surgical mesh to body tissue in laparoscopic hernia surgery. The surgical staple is formed of a length of wire having a central portion having a middle portion and end portions extending th ...

Bradley E White, Robert A Parks, Paul G Ritchie, Terry A Beaty: Biosensing meter with pluggable memory key. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Perman & Green, November 22, 1994: US05366609 (512 worldwide citation)

A biosensing meter is enabled to receive a sample strip that includes a sample well with an analyte reactant therein and electrodes in contact therewith. The biosensing meter includes an excitation supply for supplying potentials to a sample strip electrode. A sense amplifier is also provided for co ...

Philip E Eggers, Hira V Thapliyal: Method and apparatus for advancing catheters through occluded body lumens. Thapliyal and Eggers Partners, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, November 22, 1994: US05366443 (476 worldwide citation)

A catheter comprises a catheter body having a proximal end, a distal end, and an electrode array disposed near the distal end. The electrode array includes a plurality of isolated electrode terminals. The electrode array and a common electrode are connected to a high frequency power supply, and the ...

Erik Andersen, Ernst P Strecker: Tubular medical prosthesis. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson, November 22, 1994: US05366504 (463 worldwide citation)

A tubular prosthesis including a tubular wall portion of loosely interlocked pattern, e.g. of knitted loops, constructed to function within a body lumen. The loops are preferably formed of co-knitted strand materials. A first strand material is a metal strand that structurally defines the tubular sh ...

Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Ingemar H Lundquist, Hugh R Sharkey: Medical probe device and method. Vidamed, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, November 22, 1994: US05366490 (461 worldwide citation)

A medical probe device comprises a catheter having a stylet guide housing with one or more stylet ports in a side wall thereof and guide means for directing a flexible stylet outward through the stylet port and through intervening tissue at a preselected, adjustable angle to a target tissue. The tot ...

Wilhelmus C M Lohbeck: Method of completing an uncased section of a borehole. Shell Oil Company, November 22, 1994: US05366012 (450 worldwide citation)

Method of completing an uncased section (10) of a borehole (1) in an underground formation (2) comprising the steps of:

Ronald J Brinkerhoff, Ramesh S Candadai, John A Cartmill, Jack B Stubbs: Endoscopic surgical sealing device. Ethicon, Matthew S Goodwin, November 22, 1994: US05366478 (446 worldwide citation)

A sealing device for endoscopic surgical procedures is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device has two inflatable toroidal sections connected by a transition section. The device is partially inserted into an abdominal opening in a deflated state, and then inflated to provide a seal for obstructing ...

Kristian R Peschmann: Automatic concealed object detection system having a pre-scan stage. In Vision Technologies, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 22, 1994: US05367552 (325 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for detecting concealed objects, such as explosives, drugs, or other contraband is disclosed. The apparatus uses CT scanning to identify concealed objects with a density corresponding to the density of target objects such as explosives or drugs. To reduce the amount of CT scanning requi ...

Roger W Dahl, Jayne G Fangel, David K Swanson: Subcutaneous shunted coil electrode. Cardiac Pacemakers, Haugen and Nikolai, November 22, 1994: US05366496 (318 worldwide citation)

A body implantable cardioversion/defibrillation device includes an electrically conductive lead, three lead extensions coupled to the lead through a junction body, and an electrode array consisting of three electrodes, one electrode being coupled to each of the lead extensions. Each electrode has se ...