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Owen M Gwathmey, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Robert R Oddsen: Suturing assembly and method. Owen M Gwathmey, Griffin Branigan & Butler, March 7, 1989: US04809695 (744 worldwide citation)

A tissue suturing assembly (10) and method involves C-shaped suturing staples (16) embedded in a cartridge (14) formed of a carrier (18) and opposite cartridge jaws (20 and 22). The opposite cartridge jaws are moved linearly along a track in the carrier to bend the C-shaped staples into spiraling ov ...


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Joseph W Blake III, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Laurence Wesser: Disposable pre-filled syringe with retractable needle. The Medtech Group, Arthur L Plevy, September 7, 1993: US05242400 (80 worldwide citation)

A pre-filled hypodermic syringe includes a retractable needle and detachable plunger shaft so the syringe can be selectively rendered inoperable. A liquid held within the syringe is held in place by a elastomeric stop that surrounds the discharging tip of the needle. When the syringe is to be used, ...


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Joseph W Blake III, Thomas E Sloane Jr: Disposable hypodermic syringe. The MadTech Group, Seymour G Bekelnitzky, January 22, 1991: US04986813 (80 worldwide citation)

A retractable hypodermic needle & syringe article comprising barrel means comprising means to receive and removably restrain a hypodermic needle-containing assembly for dispensing liquids, plunger means to force the liquids through the needle and a hypodermic needle-containing hub adapted to be remo ...


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Biagio Ravo, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Christine L Regan: Intraintestinal bypass graft. Pfizer Hospital Products Group, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, John L LaPierre, January 5, 1988: US04716900 (67 worldwide citation)

An improved intraintestinal bypass graft for attachment in the lumen of a resectioned intestine or duct upstream of the anastomosis site in order to protect the healing anastomosis comprises an elongated tube formed of a thin, highly flexible, water-impervious wall material terminating at its distal ...


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Thomas E Sloane Jr, Clair Melius, Erich Kling: Self-contained filter assembly for removing air, particles and bacteria from a solution. United States Surgical Corporation, Fleit & Jacobson, October 13, 1981: US04294594 (61 worldwide citation)

A filter assembly for removing particulate matter, bacteria and air from a liquid. The filter assembly comprises a housing having an inlet for receiving the liquid within the housing and an outlet to provide an exit for the liquid. All of the liquid entering the housing passes through a primary filt ...


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Joseph W Blake III, Thomas E Sloane Jr: Disposable hypodermic syringe. Medtech Group, Arthur L Plevy, December 15, 1992: US05171300 (44 worldwide citation)

A syringe and needle assembly having a piston that is formed to engage and retract the needle assembly into the syringe barrel. The piston includes a spring member that is elastically deformed by the attachment of the piston to the needle assembly. The spring member causes the needle assembly to be ...


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Owen M Gwathmey, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Robert R Oddsen: Staple suturing method. Owen Gwathmey, Griffin Branigan & Butler, December 25, 1990: US04979954 (43 worldwide citation)

A tissue suturing method involves C-shaped suturing staples (16) embedded in a cartridge (14) formed of a carrier (18) and opposite cartridge jaws (20 and 22). The opposite cartridge jaws are moved linearly along a track in the carrier to bend the C-shaped staples into spiraling overlapping loops by ...


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Owen M Gwathmey, Thomas E Sloane Jr, Robert R Oddsen: Suturing assembly. Owen Gwathmay, Griffin Branigan & Butler, July 31, 1990: US04944295 (36 worldwide citation)

A tissue suturing assembly (10) and method involves C-shaped suturing staples (16) embedded in a cartridge (14) formed of a carrier (18) and opposite cartridge jaws (20 and 22). The opposite cartridge jaws are moved linearly along a track in the carrier to bend the C-shaped staples into spiraling ov ...


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Thomas E Sloane Jr, Joseph W Blake III: Disposable blood handling cassette device for measuring haemostasis. Xylum Corporation, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, September 10, 1991: US05047211 (32 worldwide citation)

A disposable blood holding cassette for haemostatic measurements. A single unit is provided having a blood sample container with three separate pressurized blood sample reservoirs. A waste blood collection reservoir is connected to the blood sample container, and connected thereto via first, second ...


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Thomas E Sloane Jr, Zinovy Altman: Catheter needle having surface indication thereon and process for forming such catheter. Critikon, Joseph F Shirtz, January 16, 1996: US05484422 (19 worldwide citation)

A catheter needle having surface indication thereon and process for forming such catheter by laser marking of the needle with a visual surface indicator of the terminus of the catheter tube.