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Carl L Foltz, Vernon H Troutner, Arthur F Trott: Wire inserter and sterile wire pack. Concept, June 12, 1979: US04157714 (106 worldwide citation)

A portable surgical wire inserting instrument comprising a housing defining a handle, a drive casing and a nose piece removably mounted to said drive casing. The housing holds a source of power electrically connected to a motor both of which are enclosed within the housing. A wire holding tube mount ...


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Vernon H Troutner, Carl L Foltz, Arthur F Trott: Surgical wire inserter apparatus. Concept, Gipple & Hale, May 30, 1978: US04091880 (65 worldwide citation)

A portable surgical wire inserting instrument comprising a housing defining a handle and a head casing. The housing handle holds a removable power pack in which is mounted a motor and a source of power electrically connected to the motor. A miter gear extends from the power pack and is connected by ...


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Vernon H Troutner: Method and apparatus for ultrafiltration measurement in a two pump dialysis system. Baxter Travenol Laboratories, Paul C Flattery, Mark A Hofer, Kay H Pierce, June 24, 1986: US04596550 (64 worldwide citation)

A blood flow system for processing blood has two phases of operation, an arterial phase and a venous phase. During the arterial phase, the system is filled with blood through operation of an arterial blood pump. When a predetermined blood pressure level in the system has been attained, the arterial ...


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Martin J King, Vernon H Troutner: Electronic device for authenticating and verifying disposable elements. McNeilab, Richard J Grochala, January 30, 1990: US04897789 (63 worldwide citation)

Authentication and verification of suitability for use of disposable elements can be made by evaluation of characteristic data stored on a non-volatile read/write memory element, especially useful in a photoactivatable agent patient treatment system wherein photoactivatable agents, in contact with p ...


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Kyu H Lee, Vernon H Troutner, Jack Goss, Martin J King: Irradiation chamber for photoactivation patient treatment system. McNeilab, Richard J Grochala, April 12, 1988: US04737140 (59 worldwide citation)

A removable U.V. light array assembly for use in a photoactivatable agent, patient treatment system wherein photoactivatable agents, in contact with patient blood cells, are irradiated extracorporeally and then returned to the patient.


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Martin J King, Vernon H Troutner: Patient photopheresis treatment apparatus and method. Extracorporeal Medical Specialties, Mark A Hofer, March 25, 1986: US04578056 (50 worldwide citation)

Provided are apparatus and methods of use for extracorporeally treating a patient whereby blood is withdrawn from the patient, separated into a leukocyte enriched portion which, in contact with a photoactivatable reagent, is irradiated and all blood portions being returned to the patient. The prefer ...


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Vernon H Troutner: Cassette drawer assembly for photoactivation patient treatment system. Extracorporeal Medical Specialties, Mark A Hofer, March 4, 1986: US04573962 (50 worldwide citation)

Cassette drawer assembly for receiving an irradiation cassette wherein patient blood is irradiated to photoactivate a reagent in contact therewith, said irradiated blood being returned to the patient as part of the complete treatment.


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Vernon H Troutner, Martin J King: Pump block for interfacing irradiation chamber to photoactivation patient treatment system. McNeilab, Mark A Hofer, Richard J Grochala, September 8, 1987: US04692138 (44 worldwide citation)

Pump block for interfacing an irradiation chamber with a roller pump in an apparatus for use in a photoactivatable agent, patient treatment system wherein photoactivatable agents, in contact with patient blood cells, are irradiated extracorporeally and then returned to the patient.


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Vernon H Troutner, Martin J King: Light array assembly for photoactivation patient treatment system. McNeilab, Mark A Hofer, November 24, 1987: US04708715 (43 worldwide citation)

A removable U.V. light array assembly for use in a photoactivatable agent, patient treatment system wherein photoactivatable agents, in contact with patient blood cells, are irradiated extracorporeally and then returned to the patient.


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Vernon H Troutner: Single needle alternating blood flow system. Extracorporeal Medical Specialties, Mark A Hofer, December 25, 1984: US04490135 (42 worldwide citation)

A two-pump single needle hemodialysis system is provided in which a flexible blood accumulator bag is located between the dialyzer and the second, venous blood pump. The accumulator bag is filled as the first, arterial blood pump is operated. Blood is pumped through the dialyzer and into the bag unt ...