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Daniel T Wallace, Jeffery A Smith, Richard Mueller, Joseph Mandato, Frederic H Moll: Method for lifting a body wall using an inflatable lifting apparatus. Origin Medsystems, Limbach & Limbach L, November 17, 1998: US05836871 (108 worldwide citation)

An apparatus deployed through a laparoscopic incision in a body wall to apply an external lifting force over a large area of the body wall. The apparatus comprises a body wall engaging element and an elongate lifting member. The body wall engaging element is capable of passing in a packaged state th ...


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Richard Mueller: Apparatus and method for delivering therapeutic and diagnostic agents. Scimed Life Systems, Pennie & Edmonds, May 20, 2003: US06565528 (72 worldwide citation)

A drug-delivery tool and method for delivering a diagnostic or therapeutic agent to a target site within a selected body tissue, such as the myocardium of the heart, is disclosed. The drug-delivery tool generally includes an accessing device having a tissue-penetrating implement in its distal-end re ...


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Richard Mueller, Andrew Budd: Adjustable corpectomy apparatus. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Eric L Killmeier, June 9, 2009: US07544208 (60 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation apparatus comprising an upper and lower endplate. Depending distally in a longitudinal direction from the upper endplate is an inner sleeve that fits inside an outer sleeve that depends distally in a longitudinal direction from the lower endplate. The inner sleeve includes grooves ...


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Walter Denzinger, Heinrich Hartmann, Wolfgang Trieselt, Richard Mueller, Paul Diessel, Albert Hettche: Copolymers, their preparation and their use as assistants in detergents and cleansing agents. BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, December 17, 1985: US04559159 (37 worldwide citation)

Water-soluble copolymers which consist of from 40 to 90% by weight of one or more ethylenically unsaturated monocarboxylic acids of 3 to 5 carbon atoms, from 60 to 10% by weight of one or more ethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acids of 4 to 8 carbon atoms and/or of the corresponding dicarboxyli ...


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Richard Mueller, Benjamin Arnold, Eric Dasso: Systems and methods for spinous process fixation. NuVasive, NuVasive, Jonathan Spangler, Jennifer Russell, January 1, 2013: US08343190 (36 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation device including two plates and a coupling element for coupling the plates in a fixed manner about adjacent spinous processes of the spine. Each plate is preferably equipped with integral spikes on the inwardly facing surfaces for pressing into the spinal processes and thereby augm ...


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Richard Mueller: Bone fixation rod system. Theken Spine, Robert Eichenberger, Eric Killmeier, Middleton Reutlinger, March 18, 2008: US07344537 (35 worldwide citation)

An anterior spinal fixation system comprises a plurality of mounting constructs to hold one or more spinal rods or spinal plate-type braces. Each mounting construct includes a bottom plate and a top plate assembly. The bottom plate is attached to the vertebral body with a plurality of anchors, one o ...


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Richard Mueller, Randall R Theken, Morton B Albert: Instrument guide and implant holder. Theken Spine, Robert H Eichenberger, Middleton Reutlinger, October 9, 2007: US07278997 (33 worldwide citation)

An instrument guide and implant holding device is provided which releasably secures an implant to the instrument guide. The device provides a convenient guide for surgeons to perform various operative techniques on the subject bone without the need for separate devices, and allows all these operativ ...


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Lois Sara Gallon, William Richard Mueller, Robert Ya Lin Pan: Delivery system having release barrier loaded zeolite. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard S Echler Sr, Kim W Zerby, Jacobus C Rasser, April 11, 2000: US06048830 (32 worldwide citation)

A laundry agent delivery particle is provided. The particle comprises: a) a porous carrier selected from the group consisting of Zeolite X, Zeolite Y and mixtures thereof, the porous carrier including a number of pore openings; and b) a release barrier having at least one deliverable agent residue a ...


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Richard Mueller, Andrew Budd, Marc Silski: Spinal implant adjustment device. Theken Spine, Middleton Reutlinger, Robert H Eichenberger, Eric L Killmeier, April 5, 2011: US07918876 (29 worldwide citation)

An adjustable spinal implant (10) is provided for use in connecting elongate members (12) as well as vertebral spacers such as corpectomy devices, intervertebral fusion devices, and other prostheses. The implant (10) may have fittings (80) on either end comprising fixed (100) or articulating (200) j ...


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Robert Ya Lin Pan, Jing Feng You, Gregory Stephen Caravajal, Sharon Anne Graves, William Richard Mueller: Perfume delivery system comprising zeolites. The Procter & Gamble Company, Brian M Bolam, Kim William Zerby, Jerry J Yetter, November 25, 1997: US05691303 (29 worldwide citation)

Granular detergent compositions comprise conventional ingredients and a perfume delivery system which comprises Type X or Type Y Zeolites having a perfume releasably adsorbed within their pores, and a barrier matrix comprising a fluid polyol or diol which is insoluble with the perfume and a solid po ...