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Adam J Katz, Ramon Llull, J William Futrell, Marc H Hedrick, Frank R Walters: System and method for refining liposuctioned adipose tissue. University of Pittsburgh, Debra M Parrish, November 13, 2001: US06316247 (111 worldwide citation)

A device and method for producing refined adipose tissue for use in autologous adipose transplantation or research wherein a sterile environment is maintained. More particularly, a system for refining tissue comprising a first flexible container, a second flexible container having a plurality of por ...


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Orrin E Taulbee deceased, Gregor M Taulbee executor, Frank R Walters: Adhesive bandage dispensing device and associated method. University of Pittsburgh, Arnold B Silverman, February 19, 1991: US04993586 (43 worldwide citation)

An adhesive bandage dispensing device is provided which facilitates efficient and quick access to an adhesive bandage. The device has a base, a spool holder, a removal platform having a slicer and cutter and an adhesive bandage carrier spool mounted to the device by the spool holder. A continuous st ...


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Brack G Hattler, Harvey S Borovetz, Gary D Reeder, Patricia J Sawzik, Frank R Walters: Inflatable percutaneous oxygenator with transverse hollow fibers. Medtronic Electromedics, Gary M Holland & Hart Polumbus, March 26, 1996: US05501663 (21 worldwide citation)

An intravenous fiber membrane oxygenator is disclosed in several embodiments wherein the fibers either run at a transverse angle relative to the longitudinal axis of the oxygenator and/or are of a reduced length to optimize the gas transfer efficiency of the oxygenator. Various helical or spiral wra ...


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Krishna Narayanan, Marc D Liang, Frank R Walters: Microsurgery anastomosis tool. The Montefiore Hospital Association of Western Pennsylvania, Harry B Keck, April 11, 1989: US04819640 (16 worldwide citation)

A microsurgery tool for use in anastomosis of small vessels has a thin shaft with a pair of forwardly projecting tines defining a throat for receiving the pointed end of a suture needle. The microsurgery tool is inserted between confronting ends of vessels into engagement with the inner wall of one ...