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Michael Leach, Jennifer E Woodell May, Joel C Higgins, Brandon Miller: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 20, 2008: US07374678 (76 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample. A buoy syst ...


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Garry L England, Joel C Higgins: Biocompatible components fabricated from a substantially consolidated stock of material. Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 14, 1995: US05466530 (59 worldwide citation)

A method for forming biocompatible components from a stock of substantially completely consolidated material. The method includes the step of forming an incompletely consolidated stock from a powder. The substantially completely consolidated stock is then formed from the incompletely consolidated st ...


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Joel C Higgins, Matthew Swift, Nathan Gordon, Barry F Hecker: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, December 7, 2010: US07845499 (48 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at various fractions in the apparatus. A buoy system that may include a first buoy portion and a second buoy member operably interconnected may be use ...


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Joel C Higgins, Michael D Leach, Jennifer E Woodell May, Brandon Miller: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, March 29, 2011: US07914689 (41 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample ...


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Joel C Higgins, Michael D Leach, Jennifer E Woodell May, Brandon Miller: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, August 24, 2010: US07780860 (39 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample ...


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Michael D Leach, Jennifer E Woodell May, Joel C Higgins, Brandon Miller: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, November 1, 2011: US08048321 (38 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample. A buoy syst ...


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Joel C Higgins, Garry Lee England: Method for processing thermoplastics, thermosets and elastomers. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 3, 1998: US05830396 (38 worldwide citation)

A method for forming products includes the step of forming an incompletely consolidated stock from a powder. A substantially completely consolidated stock is then formed from the incompletely consolidated stock. Finally, the substantially completely consolidated stock is machined to form the final p ...


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Joel C Higgins, Matthew Swift, Nathan Gordon, Barry F Hecker: Apparatus and method for separating and concentrating fluids containing multiple components. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, November 22, 2011: US08062534 (37 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at various fractions in the apparatus. A buoy system that may include a first buoy portion and a second buoy member operably interconnected may be use ...


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Michael D Leach, Joel C Higgins, Matthew Swift, Nathan Gordon: Method and apparatus for separating and concentrating a component from a multi-component material including macroparticles. Biomet Biologics, Harness Dickey, November 16, 2010: US07832566 (33 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that allows for separating and collecting a fraction of a sample. The apparatus, when used with a centrifuge, allows for the creation of at least three fractions in the apparatus. It also provides for a new method of extracting the buffy coat phase from a whole blood sample and mesenchy ...


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Jacy Charles Hoeppner, David Ray Brown, Gregory David VanDeWater, Joel C Higgins, Brian David Salyer: Method and apparatus for enabling access to an intramedullary canal of a femur through a femoral knee joint prosthesis. Biomet, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 26, 2000: US06165222 (31 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for enabling access to an intramedullary canal of a femur through a femoral knee joint prosthesis includes a first condylar portion and a second condylar portion. The first condylar portion has a first femoral bearing surface and the second condylar portion has a second femora ...