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Ronald R Van Overloop: Device for moist heat therapy. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, September 10, 1985: US04540412 (563 worldwide citation)

A device for patient therapy in the use of wet dressings comprising, a device for generating heated moist air, and a sheet of substantially air impervious material to cover the wet dressing. Spaced portions of the sheet are secured to the patient. The generating device is coupled to the inside of th ...


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Federico Bilotti, Mark Ortiz, Narinderjit S Sambi, Ronald R Van Overloop: Pneumatically actuated linear stapling device. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, June 15, 1993: US05219111 (349 worldwide citation)

A pneumatic stapler which contains a mechanism for manual or automatic retaining pin placement. The automatic retaining pin is connected to a set of linkage plates actuable by a series of inflation of bladders in order to create instrument closure on tissue compression and simultaneously create pin ...


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Ronald R Van Overloop: Bladder and mandrel for use with surgical stapler. Ethicon, Paul A Coletti, April 9, 1991: US05005754 (117 worldwide citation)

A disposable mandrel and bladder is shown in which the mandrel is injected molded or machine fabricated in some other way that allows it to be permanently incorporated within the driver bladder of a surgical stapling mechanism. Supply line tubing is an integral part of the mandrel and would thus be ...


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Ronald R Van Overloop: Wet dressings heater. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, December 6, 1983: US04419568 (39 worldwide citation)

A heater for wet dressings comprising, a case having a base with sidewalls defining a cavity, and an insert connected to the base and defining at least one recess in the cavity to receive the wet dressings. The heater has an electrical heating element in close proximity to the insert recess for heat ...


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Ronald R Van Overloop, Frank N Miller: Scrub sponge with opposed puncturing projections. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, January 7, 1986: US04563103 (17 worldwide citation)

A scrub sponge comprising, a packet having a rupturable wall and a closed chamber containing a liquid scrub agent, and a cover of foam material having a cavity to receive the packet and enclosing the packet. The sponge has a puncture member intermediate the cover and the packet and having a pair of ...


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Ronald R Van Overloop: Scrub sponge with projection and well. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, September 4, 1984: US04469463 (12 worldwide citation)

A scrub sponge comprising, a packet having a rupturable wall and a closed chamber containing a liquid scrub agent. The sponge has a cover of foam material having a cavity to receive the packet and enclosing the packet. The sponge also has a puncture member intermediate the cover and the packet and h ...


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Ronald R Van Overloop: Scrub sponge with opposed puncture member arms. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, June 25, 1985: US04525091 (8 worldwide citation)

A scrub sponge comprising, a packet having a rupturable wall and a closed chamber containing a liquid scrub agent, and a cover of foam material having a cavity to receive the packet and enclosing the packet. The sponge has a puncture member intermediate the cover and the packet and having a pair of ...


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Ronald R Van Overloop: Scrub sponge with alignment bosses. The Kendall Company, Powell L Sprunger, October 23, 1984: US04478530 (6 worldwide citation)

A scrub sponge comprising, a packet having a rupturable wall and a closed chamber containing a liquid scrub agent. The sponge has a cover of foam material having a cavity to receive the packet and enclosing the packet. The sponge also has a puncture member intermediate the cover and the packet and h ...