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Gerald D Buckberg, James V Maloney Jr, Kenneth A Jones, Weldon D West: Peripheral cardiopulmonary bypass and coronary reperfusion system. Shiley, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 30, 1991: US05011469 (303 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus to arrest or reverse heart damage from myocardial infarction by using a peripheral, femoral-femoral full bypass along with the venting of the left ventricle wherein the rate at which blood is drawn from the femoral vein and the rate at which the left ventricle is vented are re ...


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Gerald D Buckberg, James V Maloney Jr, Kenneth A Jones, Weldon D West: Femoral arterial cannula. Shiley, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 31, 1990: US04944729 (17 worldwide citation)

An arterial cannula is formed with an angled shoulder that limits the degree of insertion of cannula tip into an artery. The shoulder also forms a seal with the artery. Suture flaps are formed on the cannula to attach the cannula to the patient's skin. A stylet for the cannula has a stop on its exte ...


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Weldon D West: Disposable transfer jig assembly. Denar Corporation, Cahill Sutton & Thomas, April 23, 1991: US05009594 (3 worldwide citation)

An adjustable transfer jig assembly interconnecting a face bow and a bitefork is positionally fixed after locating the bitefork relative to the face bow. Clamp blocks of plastic interconnecting plastic rods forming the jig assembly include slots for receiving and wicking about the encircled rods a f ...


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Mark G Gordon, Weldon D West: Releasably locking auto-aligning fiber optic connector. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Gregory J Carlin, February 2, 2010: US07654849 (2 worldwide citation)

A connector assembly couples signal lines for an optical catheter by providing a guided releasable latching mechanism that ensures optimal alignment with only a single vertical dimension under control. A receptacle carrying a first signal line defines a channel for receiving a plug carrying a second ...


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Mark Gordon, Weldon D West: Releasably locking auto-aligning fiber optic connector. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Michael L Crapenhoft, March 8, 2011: US07901235 (1 worldwide citation)

A connector assembly couples signal lines for an optical catheter by providing a guided releasable latching mechanism that ensures optimal alignment with only a single vertical dimension under control. A receptacle carrying a first signal line defines a channel for receiving a plug carrying a second ...


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Mark G Gordon, Weldon D West: Releasably Locking Auto-Aligning Fiber Optic Connector. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, April 22, 2010: US20100098380-A1

A connector assembly couples signal lines for an optical catheter by providing a guided releasable latching mechanism that ensures optimal alignment with only a single vertical dimension under control. A receptacle carrying a first signal line defines a channel for receiving a plug carrying a second ...


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Mark G Gordon, Weldon D West: Releasably locking auto-aligning fiber optic connector. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, February 12, 2009: US20090042432-A1

A connector assembly couples signal lines for an optical catheter by providing a guided releasable latching mechanism that ensures optimal alignment with only a single vertical dimension under control. A receptacle carrying a first signal line defines a channel for receiving a plug carrying a second ...