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Shaw Robert F: Oximeter and method for in vivo determination of oxygen saturation in blood using three or more different wavelengths. February 1, 1972: US3638640 (338 worldwide citation)

Oximeter method and apparatus uses a test appliance that includes a source for directing radiation into skin tissue or other blood-confining container at three or more wavelengths and a detector for sensing the radiation intensity emanating from the skin tissue or other container at each wavelength. ...


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Shaw Robert F: Surgical cutting instrument having electrically heated cutting edge. October 30, 1973: US3768482 (185 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument includes an electrically heated cutting edge and a power supply system for maintaining the cutting edge at a constant high temperature for sterilizing the blade, cutting tissue, and cauterizing the incised tissue to reduce hemorrhage from the cut surfaces of the tissues ...


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Cage John M, Shaw Robert F, Stoft Paul E: Electrically heated surgical cutting instrument. Shaw Robert F, Smith A C, July 30, 1974: US3826263 (181 worldwide citation)

A surgical cutting instrument includes an electrically heated cutting edge and an automatic control system for maintaining the cutting edge at a constant high temperature for sterilizing the blade, cutting tissue, and cauterizing the incised tissue to reduce hemorrhage from the cut surfaces of the t ...


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Cordis Jack C, Denen Dennis J, Eggers Philip E, Knittle John J, Ramsey Raymond C, Shaw Robert F: High frequency electrosurgical apparatus employing constant voltage and methods of use.. Hemostatic Surgery, December 9, 1992: EP0517243-A1 (155 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (10) is provided for use in performing electrosurgery, wherein a power supply (14) supplies an electrosurgical instrument (11, 12, 13) with a low voltage power signal having a substantially constant peak-to-peak voltage that is independent of the load impedance and which has a crest factor ...


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Shaw Robert F, Sidlauskas David P, Lobdell Donn D: Optical oximeter apparatus and method. Shaw Robert F, Smith A C, November 12, 1974: US3847483 (109 worldwide citation)

An improved oximeter operates at two radiation wavelengths, neither of which need be an isosbestic wavelength, to provide direct and accurate indications of oxygen saturation of blood substantially independently of variation in blood flow velocities, hematocrits and hemoglobin concentrations. Fiber ...


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Clark Leland C Jr, Shaw Robert F: Stable emulsions of highly fluorinated organic compound.. Childrens Hosp Medical Center, Hemagen Pfc, August 5, 1987: EP0231091-A1 (88 worldwide citation)

Stable emulsions of highly fluorinated organic compounds for use as oxygen transport agents, "artificial bloods" or red blood cell substitutes and as contrast agents for biological imaging. The emulsions comprise a highly fluorinated organic compound, an oil that is not substantially surface active ...


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Stoft Paul E, Shaw Robert F: Liquid infusion apparatus. N A, February 2, 1971: US3559644 (52 worldwide citation)

Liquid infusion apparatus provides reliable administration of liquids and blood transfusions into the body (intravenous, intraarterial or subcutaneous) at a preset and regulated rate in a convenient, inexpensive and completely safe manner. The apparatus includes liquid pumping an valving mechanisms ...


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Feinleib Julius, Shaw Robert F: Optical mass memory employing amorphous thin films. Energy Conversion Devices, October 3, 1972: US3696344 (29 worldwide citation)

This optical mass memory utilizes an amorphous semiconductor thin film which can be switched between a generally amorphous or disordered state and a crystalline or more ordered state by applying a laser beam. The laser beam is modulated and scanned across the amorphous film to record and erase infor ...


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Shaw Robert F: Liquid infusion infiltration detection apparatus and method. November 9, 1971: US3618602 (23 worldwide citation)

Improved method and means is provided for detecting undesirable infiltration into the perivascular tissue of liquid which is normally administered intravenously or intraarterially.


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Stoft Paul E, Shaw Robert F: Defibrillator. SAID Stoft assignor to Hewlett Packard Company, March 2, 1971: US3566876 (16 worldwide citation)

A monopolar cardiac defibrillator obviates the need for bulky storage capacitors by operating directly from line signal to supply a high power-defibrillating pulse substantially as a half-wave portion of the line signal the defibrillating pulse is generated in timed relationship to a patient's elect ...