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Douglas E Boyd, Jan B Yates: Analytical cartridge. Careside, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, July 6, 1999: US05919711 (189 worldwide citation)

An analytical cartridge adapted for use in analyzing fluids which contain liquid and solid components. The cartridge includes a plumbing system composed of various wells or chambers which are interconnected by passageways. After introduction into the cartridge, liquid samples are separated and trans ...


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Douglas E Boyd, Jan B Yates, Ronald K Coleman: Electrochemical analytical cartridge. Careside, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, June 29, 1999: US05916522 (83 worldwide citation)

An electro-analytical cartridge adapted for use in analyzing fluids. The cartridge includes an electrochemical device that measures ionic activity using ion-specific electrodes. The cartridge further includes a plumbing system composed of the electrochemical device and various wells or chambers whic ...


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James C Swain, Jan B Yates: Variable capacity wobble plate compressor capable of controlling angularity of wobble plate with high responsiveness. Diesel Kiki, Charles S McGuire, July 2, 1985: US04526516 (61 worldwide citation)

A wobble plate compressor, which is adapted to vary the angularity of the wobble plate in response to the difference between the resultant reaction force exerted by the pistons on their compression strokes and the pressure in the crankcase, includes elastic means permanently biasing the wobble plate ...


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Michael S Banik, Joseph E Young, Scott E Swaffar, Michael B Mosholder, Kenneth E Hughes, Jan B Yates, Norman J Hedman, Jeremy M Harris, Alan A Alten: Moveable sample tube multiple biopsy sampling device. Boston Scientific Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 16, 1999: US05871453 (60 worldwide citation)

An instrument for obtaining tissue samples from a site deep within the body. The instrument has an elongated proximal portion that is constructed to follow a long, torturous path to the site and has a distal end constructed to sever and remove a tissue sample from the body, including tissue specimen ...


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Daniel A Kramer, Beth Ann Kizer, William G Atterbury, Marty J Warnecke, Steve W Stracener, Jan B Yates: Surgical probe apparatus and system. Neoprobe Corporation, Mueller & Smith A, June 29, 1999: US05916167 (54 worldwide citation)

A surgical probe wherein a heat sterilizable and reusable detector component is combined with a disposable handle and cable assembly. The reusable detector component incorporates a detector crystal and associated mountings along with preamplifier components. It is formed having a positioning shaft e ...


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Michael S Banik, Joseph E Young, Scott E Swaffar, Michael B Mosholder, Kenneth E Hughes, Jan B Yates, Norman J Hedman, Jeremy M Harris, Alan A Alten: Movable sample tube multiple biopsy sampling device. Boston Scientific Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, April 25, 2000: US06053877 (53 worldwide citation)

An instrument for obtaining tissue samples from a site deep within the body. The instrument has an elongated proximal portion that is constructed to follow a long, torturous path to the site and has a distal end constructed to sever and remove a tissue sample from the body, including tissue specimen ...


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Jan B Yates, Lawrence M Lubbers: Hand exerciser. Danninger Medical Technology, Pearne Gordon McCoy & Granger, February 24, 1987: US04644938 (53 worldwide citation)

A device for exercising an articulated limb such as a finger includes an elastomeric element for biasing the finger to a flexed position and a motorcontrolled cable is provided to oppose the flexion bias. The elastomeric element, motor, and cable are carried on the arm by a splint. A feed mechanism ...


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Daniel A Funk, Jan B Yates: Continuous passive motion shoulder unit. Danninger Medical Technology, Pearne Gordon McCoy & Granger, March 24, 1987: US04651719 (40 worldwide citation)

A lightweight portable device is provided to impart continuous passive motion to a user's shoulder. The device causes abduction and adduction and has the option of causing simultaneous rotation as well through use of a single actuator. The base of the device is curved to fit against a lateral portio ...


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Dale H Unruh, Jan B Yates: Leveling and lockup system for wheel tractor suspension system. Caterpillar Tractor Co, Phillips Moore Weissenberger Lempio & Strabala, April 27, 1976: US03953040 (39 worldwide citation)

A cushioning, leveling and lockup system for a suspended axle vehicle having a leveling control subsystem which automatically corrects any changes in the distance between a vehicle frame and axle by communicating pressurized fluid from a pressure source to reposition fluid suspension cylinder struts ...


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Douglas E Boyd, Jan B Yates, Ronald Coleman, James Hutchison, Richard Riedel: Spectrophotometric analytical cartridge. Careside, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, December 14, 1999: US06002475 (33 worldwide citation)

An analytical cartridge adapted for use in analyzing fluids for spectrophotometry. The cartridge includes a plumbing system composed of the cuvette and various wells or chambers which are interconnected by passageways. After introduction into the cartridge, liquid samples are separated (if necessary ...