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Ersek Robert A: Method for fixing prosthetic implants in a living body. The Regents of the University of Minnesota, April 25, 1972: US3657744 (1166 worldwide citation)

A device and method for facilitating the rapid positive fixation of implanted prosthetic members in a living body. The device comprises a tubular sleeve of deformable material to which the prosthetic member is secured and which is capable of being expanded radially into intimate engagement with surr ...


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Ersek Robert A: Method of repairing bone fractures with expanded metal. The Regents of the University of Minnesota, January 16, 1973: US3710789 (114 worldwide citation)

A method of repairing fractures of the bone utilizing expanded metal or similar openwork metal sheeting as a fracture fixation device. Where possible the sheeting is wrapped around the bone, extending on opposite sides of the fracture site, and fastened. For other fractures a strip of the sheet mate ...


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Ersek Robert A: Implantable prosthetic pass-through device. The Regents of the University of Minnesota, February 1, 1972: US3638649 (72 worldwide citation)

An implantable through-the-skin prosthetic device for the permanent entry into the body for passage of liquid, conductors or the like. The device includes a roughened synthetic resinous member that courses through the skin and subcutaneous tissues and into the body. This special roughening promotes ...


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Ersek Robert A, Wall Donald E, Garity Michael C: Sterile sheath apparatus for fiber optic illuminator with compatible lens. Med General, May 7, 1974: US3809072 (72 worldwide citation)

A sterile sheath for enclosing certain surgical illuminating lamp structures having elongated light-transmitting shafts with a light-transmitting lens means disposed at the tip end of the light-transmitting shaft. The sheath means of the present invention comprises an elongated tubular sheath having ...


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Ersek Robert A, Wall Donald E, Garity Michael C: Sterile sheath for surgical illuminator. Med General, February 26, 1974: US3794091 (45 worldwide citation)

A sterile sheath for enclosing certain surgical illuminating lamp structures having elongated light transmitting shafts with a light transmitting lens means disposed at the tip end of the light transmitting shaft. The sheath means of the present invention comprises an elongated tubular sheath having ...


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Ersek Robert A: Patient carrier. March 14, 1972: US3648305 (38 worldwide citation)

A patient litter with a body supporting platform fabricated from a generally radiolucent plastic resinous substance and having a substantially uniform cross-sectional radio absorbing thickness and being adapted to support a patient on the upper surface thereof. X-ray film cassette receiving means ar ...


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Ersek Robert A: Expendable stethoscope. Med General, February 25, 1975: US3867925 (29 worldwide citation)

Stethoscope means for removable attachment to the skin surface of the body of a patient comprising bell means including a generally cup-shaped housing shell forming a chamber, and conduit means communicating with the chamber for the transmission of gaseous fluid compression waves therethrough. The c ...


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Ersek Robert A: Sever cord. January 4, 1972: US3631858 (27 worldwide citation)

Means for simultaneously clamping and severing the umbilical cord of a newly born infant and comprising generally elongated clamping jaw and cutting jaw members held in substantially side-by-side relationship with each jaw member having hinge means at one end thereof to accommodate substantially sim ...


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Ersek Robert A, Beisang Arthur A: Textured micro implants. Bioplasty, July 25, 1990: GB2227176-A (13 worldwide citation)

An improved micro-implantation method and apparatus for filling depressed scars, unsymmetrical orbital floors, and superficial bone defects is provided for use in reconstructive surgery procedures. The method employs textured micro particles having an outside diameter between about 20 and 3000 micro ...


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Ersek Robert A, Wall Donald E: Sleeve for fever thermometers and method of attaching same. Med General, October 1, 1974: US3838600 (11 worldwide citation)

An improved sheathed fever thermometer and method of preparing the same wherein the thermometer structure, fabricated from glass, is encapsulated within a contoured sheath. The sheath is provided with a tapered wall thickness which increases from the bulb end to the tip end, with the tip end having ...