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Chris D. Palmby
Chris D Palmby: Plant transplanting apparatus. November 16, 2010: US07832125 (1 worldwide citation)

A plant transplanting apparatus includes a pair of hand spade assemblies each having a post with a top end and a bottom end and a blade that has a top edge and a bottom edge. The top edge is attached to the bottom end of the post and a grip is attached to the top end of the post. A coupling assembly ...


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Wallace D Beversdorf, Lawrence R Erickson, Ian Grant: Hybridization process utilizing a combination of cytoplasmic male sterility and herbicide tolerance. University of Guelph, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, May 21, 1985: US04517763 (696 worldwide citation)

The process of the present invention provides a convenient route for producing a predetermined hybrid variety of a crop which is capable of undergoing both self-pollination and cross-pollination. Cytoplasmic male sterile plants which also exhibit cytoplasmic herbicide tolerance are the key plants fo ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, John C Gord, John T Armstrong, John D Richert: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a telemetry system with predefined reception listening periods. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, May 11, 2004: US06733446 (542 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and an external device communicate with one another via telemetry messages that are receivable only during windows or listening periods. Each listening period is open for a prescribed period of time and is spaced from successive listening periods by a ...


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Alfred A Johnson, Arthur Zimmet: Surgical suturing instrument. Johnson & Lorenz, Cooper Dunham Clark Griffin & Moran, August 14, 1979: US04164225 (357 worldwide citation)

A surgical suturing instrument including a first jaw carrying a capsule which contains a suture having needles attached to its ends, a second jaw for receiving the needles and cooperating with the first jaw to clamp tissue to be sutured, a plunger in the first jaw for transferring the needles from t ...


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Gary K Michelson: Spinal retractor. Lewis Anten, October 1, 1991: US05052373 (301 worldwide citation)

An improved spinal retractor frame having detachable pairs of blade sets is disclosed in which the blades are self-engaging, automatically aligning, and rapidly attaching. The spinal retractor has a pair of arms which engage blades along the sides of the arms. The blades have a U shaped opening at t ...


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Warren P Williamson IV: Endoscopic access assembly. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, August 13, 1996: US05545179 (277 worldwide citation)

An access assembly to provide access for surgical instruments during endoscopic surgical procedures and simultaneously seal the access opening when the instrument is withdrawn is disclosed. The assembly has a base, and an elastomeric sealing element and a tubular conduit. The base has a flange and a ...


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Larry L Swette, Arthur E Griffith, Anthony B LaConti: Potential and diffusion controlled solid electrolyte sensor for continuous measurement of very low levels of transdermal alcohol. Giner, Hale and Dorr, August 31, 1999: US05944661 (270 worldwide citation)

A method for continuous tracking of blood alcohol, is comprised of 1) a potential- and diffusion-controlled electrochemical solid polymer electrolyte sensor that continuously and concurrently measures very low concentrations of ethanol vapor at the surface of the skin as well as skin properties such ...


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Dominic P Marro: Module for acquiring electroencephalograph signals from a patient. Physiometrix, Frederick C Williams, Van Lan, Burns & Levinson, August 6, 2002: US06430437 (237 worldwide citation)

A patient module comprising an 8 channel EEG pre-amplifier whose signal acquisition and processing characteristics are optimized for use in the operating room and intensive care unit. This patient module comprises at least an optimized multistage input filter, an optimized input stage circuit topogr ...


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Ergin Atalar, Harald Hartmann Quick, Parag Karmarkar: Systems and methods for evaluating the urethra and the periurethral tissues. The Johns Hopkins University, Surgi Vision, Foley Hoag, Scott E Kamholz, May 24, 2005: US06898454 (193 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for the evaluation of the urethra and periurethral tissues using an MRI coil adapted for insertion into the male, female or pediatric urethra. The MRI coil may be in electrical communication with an interface circuit made up of a tuning-matching cir ...


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Marshall L Sherman: RF ablation apparatus and method using unipolar and bipolar techniques. Cardiac Pacemakers, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, December 3, 2002: US06488678 (189 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering energy to a biological site includes an electrode device having a plurality of electrodes, the electrode device positioned proximal the biological site. A power control system supplies power having a controllable phase angle to each of the electrodes. A backplate is also ...