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Robert J Todd, Jaime E Yagge, James E Lowe, Terry M Wonder: Medical suction apparatus. Research Medical, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, August 1, 1995: US05437651 (652 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a new and useful apparatus and method for absorbing and collecting blood and other fluids which accumulate in a patient during surgical procedures. An absorbent portion is connected to a suction source. When the absorbent portion is placed in contact with the flu ...


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Eric R Diebold, Richard J Kordal, Nigel A Surridge, Christopher D Wilsey: Electrochemical sensor. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, D Michael Young, Max J Kenemore, Marilyn L Amick, August 1, 1995: US05437999 (641 worldwide citation)

A method for fabricating high-resolution, biocompatible electrodes is disclosed, allowing production of an electrochemical sensor which is capable of precise analyte concentration determination on a very small sample size. Electrically conducting material is affixed to a first insulating substrate. ...


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Colin C O Goble: Electrosurgical radiofrequency generator having regulated voltage across switching device. Gyrus Medical, Fish & Richardson, August 1, 1995: US05438302 (609 worldwide citation)

In an electrosurgical generator having a self-tuning oscillator which includes a switching device and a resonant output network connected between the switching device and a supply rail, an oscillator feedback circuit feeds to the switching device a switching control pulse signal for separately switc ...


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Jean Pierre Carion: Transparent adhesive dressing with reinforced starter cuts. Laboratoire Hydrex, Horst M Kasper, August 1, 1995: US05437622 (398 worldwide citation)

A transparent adhesive dressing of synthetic material having reinforced starter cuts is disclosed. The dressing contains three layers, namely, a sheet of flexible film made of polyurethane having an adhesive face, a protective sheet of backing covering the adhesive face, and a sheet of less flexible ...


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C S Gastouniotis, Nuno Bandeira, Bruce E Gray, Scott H Seehoffer: Duplex bi-directional multi-mode remote instrument reading and telemetry system. M & FC Holding Company, Lorusso & Loud, August 1, 1995: US05438329 (397 worldwide citation)

The remote instrument reading and telemetry system of the present invention includes at least one instrument link interconnected to a data gathering device and a remote station interrogation apparatus. The interrogation apparatus and instrument link both include radio transmitters and receivers so i ...


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Robert M Wyman: License document interchange format for license management system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arthur W Fisher, Gary E Ross, August 1, 1995: US05438508 (392 worldwide citation)

A distributed computer system employs a license management system to account for software product usage. A management policy having a variety of alternative styles and contexts is provided. Each licensed product upon start-up makes a call to a license server to check on whether usage is permitted, a ...


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Neville Alleyne: Spinal cord protection device. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 1, 1995: US05437672 (377 worldwide citation)

A biocompatible protection device is disclosed to prevent the postoperative formation of adhesions to the spinal dura of a vertebrate comprising a shield adapted to fit onto at least one lamina of at least one vertebrae and wherein said shield is positioned on the posterior surface of the vertebral ...


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Bradley E White, Robert A Parks, Paul G Ritchie: Biosensing meter which detects proper electrode engagement and distinguishes sample and check strips. Boehringer Mannheim Corporation, Perman & Green, August 1, 1995: US05438271 (370 worldwide citation)

A biosensing meter receives a biomedical sample strip or a check strip, a sample strip including electrically isolated excitation and sense electrodes. The biosensing meter includes first and second contacts that are positioned to be electrically connected by a sense electrode when a sample strip is ...


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Ernst Janzen: Percutaneous introducer set and method for sealing puncture wounds. Datascope Investment, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 1, 1995: US05437631 (345 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved device for inserting collagen or other hemostatic materials into a puncture wound made during a percutaneous procedure. The device permits precise location of the collagen relative to the artery wall and also enables insertion of the collagen at the outse ...


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John C Meade, Gerald I Brecher: Suturing instrument with thread management. SuturTek, Cesari and McKenna, August 1, 1995: US05437681 (321 worldwide citation)

A suturing instrument for suturing tissue comprises an elongated housing having opposite ends. A curved suturing needle having a pointed end and a second end to which a suture is attached and supported at one end of the housing for rotational motion about an axis. A driver mechanism in the housing r ...



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