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James P Froehlich, Joseph N Mitchell, Stephen M Jones: Control for CPAP apparatus. DeVilbiss Health Care, MacMillan Sobanski & Todd, September 3, 1996: US05551419 (250 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) respiratory therapy apparatus for treatment of apnea, hypopnea and other sleep disorders, and particularly to a control for the CPAP apparatus. A blower is connected through a hose and a mask, such as a nasal mask or a nasal cannula ...


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James P Froehlich, Joseph N Mitchell, Stephen M Jones: Standby control for CPAP apparatus. DeVilbiss Health Care, MacMillan Sobanski Todd, April 2, 1996: US05503146 (188 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) respiratory therapy apparatus for treatment of apnea, hypopnea and other sleep disorders, and particularly to a standby control for automatically operating an air blower in CPAP apparatus. A blower is connected through a hose and a ...


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Stephen M Jones, Arthur A Campbell, Jeffrey L Pennala: Technique for welding dissimilar metals. Pacesetter, November 5, 1996: US05571146 (25 worldwide citation)

For an implantable medical devices, a system is provided for welding electrically conductive ribbon, typically stainless steel, to electrically conductive wire, typically platinum, the melting point of steel being substantially lower than that of platinum. An aperture is formed in the ribbon having ...


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Arthur A Campbell, Stephen M Jones, Jeffrey L Pennala: System for laser-welding components of an implantable device. Pacesetter, March 2, 1999: US05877472 (24 worldwide citation)

Particularly applicable to implantable stimulation devices, a system is provided for laser-welding an electrically conductive elongate member, typically a lead, or elongate member, interconnecting operating components of a stimulation device. A bore is formed in a termination component for the slida ...


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Jeryle L Walter, Robert J Hodge Jr, Stephen M Jones: Joint for providing a secure connection between a wound element and a mating part in a body implantable lead assembly and method for making such joint. Pacesetter, October 29, 1996: US05569883 (23 worldwide citation)

A joint and method of making a joint for providing a secure mechanical and electrical connection between a longitudinally extending coiled or wound element and a terminal on a mating component in a body implantable lead assembly. The wound element has an end portion threadedly received by a post on ...


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David E Mueller, Stephen M Jones, Arthur A Campbell, Jerlye L Walter: Laser-welded ball-and-socket connection. Pacesetter, February 9, 1999: US05869804 (18 worldwide citation)

A method is presented of welding an electrically conductive termination component having first and second opposed surfaces to an electrically conductive elongate member extending to a terminal end. The method comprises the steps of forming a substantially circular aperture through the termination co ...


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Arthur A Campbell, Stephen M Jones, Phong D Doan: Implantable defibrillator patch lead. Siemens Pacesetter, Lisa P Weinberg, Malcolm J Romano, July 19, 1994: US05330523 (17 worldwide citation)

A defibrillator patch lead having a connecting element interconnecting an electrical conductor and a wire mesh electrode pad. The connecting element includes a body portion which has a slot cut therein into which a portion of the wire mesh electrode is inserted and securely bonded, preferably by las ...


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John R Moody, Allan P George, Robert H Peeling, Stephen M Jones: Destruction process. Tioxide Group Services, Baker & Botts, April 27, 1993: US05206879 (12 worldwide citation)

Chemical waste is burned in oxygen using an electric plasma flame to heat a stream of gas which contains at least 70% by weight oxygen. Liquid waste in fine droplet form is introduced into the gas stream via a two-fluid atomizer using a carrier gas also preferably oxygen. The total amount of oxygen ...


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Sergey Safarevich, Stephen M Jones: Laser-welded joint. Pacesetter, April 16, 2002: US06373024 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of joining a longitudinally extending wound element, or coiled wire strand, and a mating component, or post, of a body implantable lead assembly wherein the former has a longitudinally extending interior passage and an end portion adapted to be received by the latter. In one embodiment, the ...


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Stephen M Jones, Arthur A Campbell, Jeffrey L Pennala: Technique for laser welding dissimilar metals. Pacesetter, December 1, 1998: US05844198 (5 worldwide citation)

For an implantable medical devices, a system is provided for welding electrically conductive ribbon, typically stainless steel, to electrically conductive wire, typically platinum, the melting point of steel being substantially lower than that of platinum. An aperture is formed in the ribbon having ...