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Alfred A Iversen, William J Eastman, Allen L Van Beek: Tissue expander system. PMT Corporation, Hugh D Jaeger, August 11, 1987: US04685447 (356 worldwide citation)

Tissue expander system including a tissue expander, an injection port, and a tube connecting the tissue expander to the injection port. The tissue expander is of a one piece molded body of a pancake to waffle like configuration. Within the one piece molded body is a member of non-stick material of a ...


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Alfred A Iversen, William J Eastman: Halo fixation system. PMT, Hugh D Jaeger, September 17, 1985: US04541421 (38 worldwide citation)

Halo fixation system for fixation of a head about an orthopedic jacket with an attached halo assembly with respect to the cervical region such as for spine trauma. The halo fixation system includes eight fixated round ball-socket and rod assemblies, four assemblies affixed to the jacket and four ass ...


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Thomas C Bischoff, Michael R Dollimer, William J Eastman: Medical electrical lead. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Harold R Patton, January 18, 2000: US06016436 (19 worldwide citation)

An implantable electrical lead of the type which has an insulative rigid electrode head carrying an advanceable helical electrode. The electrode head is mounted toan elongated insulative lead body which is less rigid than the electrode head and which carries an extensible conductor coupled to the he ...


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Bruce H KenKnight, Jeffrey A Hall, William J Eastman: Method and applicator tool for implanting cardiac defibrillation electrodes. Cardiac Pacemakers, Keck Mahin & Cate, May 24, 1994: US05314464 (16 worldwide citation)

A tool and method for inserting cardiac defibrillation electrodes into a patient. The tool includes an elongated electrode support tube having a rounded distal end and a proximal end; a finger grip circumferentially connected about the electrode support tube toward the proximal end thereof; and an a ...


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Allen L VanBeek, Alfred A Iversen, William J Eastman: Method and apparatus for expanding nerve tissue. PMT Corporation, Hugh D Jaeger, September 5, 1989: US04863469 (7 worldwide citation)

A nerve expander used in plastic reconstruction surgery for lengthening damaged nerves which facilitates reattachment of damaged nerves to facilitate nerve operation and function after reconstruction. One or more saddles on an inflatable expansion member positionally accommodates a nerve in a saddle ...


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William J Eastman, Alfred A Iversen: Anterior posterior headblock. PMT Corporation, Hugh D Jaeger, August 23, 1988: US04765317 (5 worldwide citation)

Widely adjustable anterior posterior headblock in a halo vest fixation system of graphite and other material for fixation of a head about an orthopedic jacket with respect to the cervical region, such as for spinal trauma. A slotted adjustment carrier member with ball, sockets and clamping screws at ...


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