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David M Nierman: Biopsy forceps. November 14, 1989: US04880015 (708 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a biopsy forcep for use in a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope. More particularly, this invention is directed to a biopsy forcep having an increased range of operability when used in conjunction with the flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope when obtaining tissue samples such as ...


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David M Nierman, Thomas H Kalb: Method of determining patient neutrophil activity and apparatus for practicing the same. Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, June 25, 1996: US05529907 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method of determining the metabolic state of neutrophils present in the body of a patient. In particular, the present invention involves the measurement of the rates of in vitro glycolysis in blood samples taken from individuals as a function of the number of selec ...